When Opportunity Knocks, Do You Hear?

“… You find out that life is just a game of inches. So is football. Because, in either game – life or football – the margin for error is so small. …The inches we … Read More »

Deep Learning for a Deep Supply Chain

It was early 2004 and I was catching up with a friend from my college days.  He was the regional head for a Consumer Goods major in India, and told me about changes they were … Read More »

The Detailed Half Page Document!

Recently I overheard a conversation between two of my colleagues. One was requesting inputs for a task assigned, while the other was protesting that he didn’t have the time to prepare detailed documentation. The … 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, … Read More »

Stale Data – Is the tale getting stale?

  Manager: That shipment is still here? We had agreed to expedite! Team member: It went out at 5:00 AM today. The warehouse confirmed over the phone. It won’t be there in your report … 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 … Read More »

IoT with Real-time Intelligence – Mid-Market’s Colt for Operational Execution?

For most of us words like big data, Internet-of-Things (IoT) and real-time analytics conjure up images of innovative companies and new business models.  Whether it is Uber matching taxis to riders, eBay helping sellers … Read More »

When Supply Chain Managers turn Hansel & Gretel…

As kids many of us read the fairytale of Hansel & Gretel being abandoned in the forest by their step-mother, and how they dropped stones and breadcrumbs to leave a trail to get back … Read More »

Prepare for Black Friday with OpsVeda’s Supply Management Solution

With Black Friday only a little over a month away, supply chain managers need to make sure their procurement teams are ready to handle the hundreds of orders and shipments that are coming their … Read More »

Clearing Procurement Bottlenecks with Real-Time Supply Chain Analytics

For many years supply chain management (SCM) has served as the backbone for business organizations across a wide range of industry types, including retail, life sciences, technology and consumer goods. Any organization that purchases/extracts … Read More »