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Big Earnings Announcements… Implications for 2011 AMR Supply Chain Top 25

by Matt Davis  |  February 22, 2011  |  Comments Off

Some big earnings announcements have CEO’s talking supply chain… and have me reflecting on a completed FY11. In doing so, I began to think about who may make the list on the AMR Supply Chain Top 25. To get some insights, I sat down to interview Debra Hofman who runs the annual research in this area.

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Category: AMR Supply Chain Top 25 Demand Sensing and Shaping     Tags: , , , ,

Watson, First Step Jeopardy… Next Step Supply Chain?

by Matt Davis  |  February 16, 2011  |  1 Comment

For Jeopardy fans like myself, the last two nights of play have been quite different than the traditional matches. Not just because all time champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter have returned, but more because they are playing against a computer named Watson. Watson can “read” questions, interpret meanings, find natural language relationships and answer questions with a range of confidence intervals… all in the form of a question, of course. So what if Watson ran your supply chain?

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Category: Demand Sensing and Shaping Digital Supply Chain     Tags: , , , ,