Too much Supply Chain Visibility, too little business impact

Even if you live in a cave, chances are you haven’t missed the noise around ‘Supply Chain Visibility.’ The terms are many: “Control Tower”, “Operational Intelligence”, “Situation Room”, “Supply Chain Cockpit”, “Predictive ETA”, and so on. From software vendors to analysts to users, each group has coined its own terminology. Regardless of the title, these … Read More »

Gartner on Visibility for Supply Chain Planning and Collaboration

Since the advent of BI, organizations of all sizes have pushed to broaden their spectrum of analytical insights.  Of course, a key motivator for this effort was to improve operational efficiency. In many organizations, these efforts did not deliver to the management’s expectation. The root causes for the failure in most cases are information latency … Read More »

Many Millions are lost – all for want of a nail

  Last weekend our neighbors left their 4-year old son with us since both of them had something urgent at work.  He came with his big bag of Lego blocks and assiduously started off on his next big project the moment he walked in. Throughout the day he would build, dismantle and build again. In … Read More »

OpsVeda CEO Sanjiv Gupta speaking at SAP RETAIL FORUM 2015

Sunnyvale, CA. – October 20, 2015 – OpsVeda announced that their CEO Sanjiv Gupta will be speaking at the SAP Retail Forum 2015 at Eden Roc, Miami, FL. The forum is an annual event that showcases market leading practices and technologies for the retail industry. This year the focus is on digital customer journeys and … Read More »

Real Time Operational Intelligence for Apparel, Footwear and Retail Companies

  Apparel, Footwear and Retail Companies execute in the backdrop of a fragmented supply chain, volatile demand patterns, and shifts to shorter product cycles. These trends together with traditional operational challenges of SKU combinations (style-color-size), and customer specific shipping requirements have made day to day operations incredibly cumbersome. Complex, time sensitive business decisions are still … Read More »

Simplify Operations with Real-Time Operational Intelligence Platform

Apparel Footwear and Retail Companies execute in the backdrop of a fragmented supply chain, volatile demand patterns, and shifts to shorter seasons. These trends together with traditional operational challenges of SKU combinations (style-color-size), large order volumes, and customer specific shipping requirements have made day to day operations incredibly cumbersome. Complex, time critical, business decisions are … Read More »

Meet our Product Experts and Customers at SAP SAPPHIRENOW 2015.

  ANOTHER GREAT EVENT – SAPPHIRENOW 2015!! We are excited to be at SAPPHIRENOW and ASUG again this year! We have great activities and product presentation sessions planned. In addition, we are celebrating the success of being selected as a finalist in at least two different categories for the SAP HANA Innovation Awards 2015. When: … Read More »

Port Congestion and Container Prioritization

In recent times, Port Gridlocks have become a common issue in the country. There has been significant disruptions over the past months. See “Retailers’ frustration with West Coast gridlock hits the boiling point”. The Pacific Maritime Association, is still in contract talks and negotiation with International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Such negotiations have reduced the … Read More »

Information abundance and Context deficit

During World War II, in the days prior to the battle of Midway American cryptanalysts had cracked the Japanese JN-25 code. This enabled the US Navy to get a clear idea of Japanese battle plans… barring one important detail – they didn’t know where the Japanese planned to attack. All the Japanese communication used the … Read More »

OpsVeda on Cloud – Bring on the Complexity

When talking about running OpsVeda on the cloud, a refrain I hear often from potential customers is about the complexity of their processes and how that becomes a hindrance in moving anything to the cloud (or specifically SaaS). For large complex organizations SaaS is the software equivalent of Henry Ford’s approach to Model T – … Read More »