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May 18, 2015

Columbia Sportswear Says Supply Chain Analytics Pays Off

Analytics software Columbia Sportswear Co. is using to track apparel through the supply chain has boosted its bottom line – something CIO Fred Pond said wasn’t possible with a tool the company built internally. He said the retailer chose software from FusionOps Inc. because it customized its cloud software to identify the retailer’s unique stock … Continue reading Columbia Sportswear Says Supply Chain Analytics Pays Off

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May 8, 2015

Columbia Sportswear Boosts Profit With Focus on Supply Chain

Columbia Sportswear Co. says investments in supply chain analytics software are paying off, and were a factor in last year’s profit growth. The company says the software, which tracks open purchase orders, product fill rate, sales, as well as where products are in the supply chain, helped boost the share of merchandise delivered on-time and … Continue reading Columbia Sportswear Boosts Profit With Focus on Supply Chain

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May 1, 2015

#AppleWatchWin: What manufacturers can learn from how Apple handled Watch defects

Apple is now being praised for how it handled the delay of Apple Watch due to defective components from a supplier. While this type of mistake would be devastating to most companies, Apple will get through this due the immediate action taken to remedy the situation. Although Apple has the best supply chain in the … Continue reading #AppleWatchWin: What manufacturers can learn from how Apple handled Watch defects

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May 1, 2015

Apple’s poorly managed Watch launch — questions still remain

The more I think about it, the more amazed I am at the way the launch of the Apple Watch has gone down. It was, in many ways, a botched launch. Consumer interest and demand proved to be very high, but the research suggests that Apple was able to process only about 22 percent of … Continue reading Apple’s poorly managed Watch launch — questions still remain

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April 28, 2015

Getting a Firm Grasp on the Supply Chain

Fred Pond, Columbia Sportswear’s CIO, reveals how Columbia picks environmentally friendly partners and why supply chain analytics is so important.

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April 21, 2015

FusionOps Adds Chris Bernhoft as Vice President, Global Sales

FusionOps, the leading provider of cloud based supply chain analytic applications, has appointed Chris Bernhoft as Vice President, Worldwide Sales. He is responsible for FusionOps global sales operations, including executing FusionOps’ customer acquisition strategy and exceeding growth targets.

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March 30, 2015

FusionOps Raises $12M to Help Analyze Supply Chain Performance from The Cloud

FusionOps, the leading provider of cloud applications for supply chain analytics, today announced that it raised $12 million in Series B financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from its Series A investors.

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March 27, 2015

FusionOps raises $12m for supply chain analytics solutions

FusionOps, a cloud applications provider for supply chain analytics, has raised $12 million in Series B financing, led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA). The company will use the funds for global expansion. “The Fortune 1000 are innovating faster than ever, placing a greater emphasis on global supply chains to keep up with the rapidly evolving … Continue reading FusionOps raises $12m for supply chain analytics solutions

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March 27, 2015

Industry Announcements

FusionOps, a provider of cloud applications for supply chain analytics, announced support for Oracle® Enterprise Business Suite. Using FusionOps’ cloud application, Oracle EBS customers can now increase the performance of their supply chain by leveraging their transactional data in their Oracle ERP. FusionOps analytics delivers unprecedented visibility into this data through interactive analytics, dashboards, and … Continue reading Industry Announcements

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March 27, 2015

FusionOps raises $12m to further develop cloud based supply chain analytics solution

Supply chain technology provider FusionOps has raised $12m in funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA) in order to expand its global business. FusionOps, which offers cloud-based supply chain analytics to simplify supply chains for businesses, has clients including brands like Merck, Columbia Sportswear, Brocade, Mahindra, and Orica. The cloud applications offered by the company enables … Continue reading FusionOps raises $12m to further develop cloud based supply chain analytics solution

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March 27, 2015

FusionOps Raises $12M in Series B

FusionOps, the leading provider of cloud applications for supply chain analytics, today announced that it raised $12 million in Series B financing led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from its Series A investors. This brings FusionOps’ total financing to $19 million since the founding of the company. The funding will be used to … Continue reading FusionOps Raises $12M in Series B

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March 27, 2015

5 Cloud Computing Funding Stories You Might Have Missed

Each week Talkin’ Cloud compiles a list of cloud computing financing stories for readers who might have missed the news earlier in the week. This week’s column features funding news from FinancialForce.com, BetterCloud, ProtectWise, FusionOps and Rubrik.

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March 27, 2015

5 Freshly-funded cloud companies worth watching

Investors made a crowd around the cloud this week, investing $175 million in companies focused on everything from storage to the WAN to the supply chain. Sure, “the cloud” is a broad term and in reality, what new tech company doesn’t have some cloud angle? But 5 companies that announced funding this week, some familiar … Continue reading 5 Freshly-funded cloud companies worth watching

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March 27, 2015

FusionOps Raises $12 Million to Help Monitor Supply Chains from the Cloud

New Enterprise Associates has led a $12 million round in FusionOps Inc., a 10-year-old software company that is taking supply-chain software to the cloud. NEA General Partner Jon Sakoda, who joins the board, said his firm sees FusionOps as following in the footsteps of Salesforce.com Inc., Workday Inc. and ServiceNow Inc., which all took different … Continue reading FusionOps Raises $12 Million to Help Monitor Supply Chains from the Cloud

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