Economists like to assume the “rational economic man” – it permits them to sound as if they know what they are talking about.
A new year,and with it comes reflection and resolutions. While few resolutions are actually kept, change comes anyhow.
Getting Started with Supply Chain Segmentation
“All unsuccessful segmented supply chains are alike; each successful supply chain is successful in its own way.”
The bigness of your data is likely not its most important characteristic. In fact, it probably doesn’t even rank among the Top 3 most important
Perhaps nowhere is the saying “time is money” more true than in the construction industry. There is no better indicator of project cost and budget over/underrun
Analogies, Mind-Mapping and New Product Forecasting
There are two ways you can react to a “Hey – that was my idea” situation. The first would be to throw a pity party and lament about how unfair life is – if only the car hadn’t broken down and I didn’t have grass to mow and laundry to do I could have filed a patent and been a millionaire by now. The other is to recognize
By now you’ve heard of SaaS (software-as-a-service) and PaaS (platform-as-a-service), but how about CaaS – Crime-as-a-Service?
Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) started out with big aspirations. As initially conceived, S&OP was to cover the entire domain
I’ve been having trouble getting a handle on the relationships between the nexus of forces / third platform themes of social media, mobility, big data, analytics, and the cloud…
Capital investment in production capability is the weakest link in the business value chain. It always has been and likely always will be. It’s the driving force behind the tendency towards cartels, collusion and monopolies. While it can make the first entrant into a brand new market, in the long run