The FusionOps Blog

Brexit: How One Word Just Upended Your Supply Chain

July 6, 2016

How many words and Xs does it take to kick out a sitting head of state and cause global market turmoil? The answer is two words (“Leave” and “Brexit”), and about 17.4 million votes marked with an X. With close to 52 of percent of voters in the United Kingdom voting “Leave,” Brexit is now breaking the … Continue reading Brexit: How One Word Just Upended Your Supply Chain

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Geoff Wolfe

VP, Customer Success

Happy 4th… as in Industry 4.0.

June 27, 2016

What better time to talk revolution than with July independence holidays just around the corner here in the U.S. and in France. What revolution am I talking about? The 4th Industrial Revolution. While it lacks the hot dog eating contest, hometown parades or amazing fireworks, it will have enormous ramifications for our global economy. To … Continue reading Happy 4th… as in Industry 4.0.

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Krishna Venkatraman

VP, Product Management

New Comments Feature Drives Better Collaboration

June 23, 2016

Supply chain collaboration just got a whole lot easier with our new comments feature. You can now enter comments directly into any report, solicit input from team members and drive to resolution — all in real-time. No more exporting excel sheets and making phone calls to get answers. Any type of comments can be used, … Continue reading New Comments Feature Drives Better Collaboration

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Anshuman Lall, Ph.D.

Director, Data Science

Supply Chain Meets Machine Learning: A Quantum Leap in Forecast Accuracy

June 15, 2016

If your scroll through tech newsfeeds, it is difficult not to stumble upon a bounty of articles from companies and bloggers alike that mention machine learning. Is it hype or the “phrase of the day?” As we see it, machine learning will play an integral role in modern supply chain planning, enabling companies to better … Continue reading Supply Chain Meets Machine Learning: A Quantum Leap in Forecast Accuracy

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VP, Pharma Supply Chain

Measuring Service Level: There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat

June 14, 2016

Several years ago I was in a cash-to-cash review meeting with the CFO of Pfizer, and he made the comment that, “rarely does one metric tell the full story about performance.” This is especially true for customer service where there are many different ways to measure the effectiveness of your supply chain. But with many … Continue reading Measuring Service Level: There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat

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Can Your Supply Chain Make It to the Finals?

June 8, 2016

It’s a great time of year. Summer is upon us, and we have not only one, but two professional sports championships in full swing. The top two NBA teams are battling it out in the NBA finals: the Golden State Warriors vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers. And as an extra bonus, San Jose Sharks are matching … Continue reading Can Your Supply Chain Make It to the Finals?

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David Hamdani

Director, Product Marketing

Positioning Your Company for Growth: 4 Key Supply Chain Factors for Success

June 1, 2016

We recently had the chance to sit down with Lora Cecere, founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, to find out what companies are doing to drive growth. During the webcast, she shared some key insights about the importance of supply chain intelligence and how companies can unlock their true growth potential. Here are 4 … Continue reading Positioning Your Company for Growth: 4 Key Supply Chain Factors for Success

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Supply Chain Excellence is Not Just a Marketing Slogan Anymore

May 10, 2016

This week we shared our Q1 2016 results, which demonstrated continued strong demand for our supply chain intelligence cloud. Our performance, coupled with recent funding news, has sparked growing interest in FusionOps – specifically, what’s fueling our rapid growth? The daily headlines filled with the difficulties companies are facing with their supply chains present an … Continue reading Supply Chain Excellence is Not Just a Marketing Slogan Anymore

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VP, Pharma Supply Chain

5 Keys to Improving On Time In Full (OTIF) Deliveries

May 9, 2016

One of the most critical metrics for measuring supply chain performance is “on time in full”, more popularly referred to as OTIF. It is the end result of all the activities in supply chain bundled into a singular view of business performance. It’s also the single best way for understanding how your customers are being … Continue reading 5 Keys to Improving On Time In Full (OTIF) Deliveries

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When to Build or Buy Big Data for Supply Chain? Look to the Cloud

May 4, 2016

As analytics are a competitive advantage for enterprises, the drive to deliver new innovations around data analysis is mission critical. The inevitable question comes up often from CIO’s we talk to – should we build on-premise or buy services in the cloud?   The right decision depends on the point when the cost and ability to … Continue reading When to Build or Buy Big Data for Supply Chain? Look to the Cloud

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David Hamdani

Director, Product Marketing

Columbia Sportswear CIO Shares 3 Secrets to Their Recent Supply Chain Success

April 22, 2016

Global sportswear apparel maker Columbia Sportswear recently reported tremendous success, primarily due to major innovations in their supply chain operations. We caught up with Chief Information Officer Fred Pond on a recent webcast where he spoke about the key strategies they used to translate IT-supply chain initiative into business results. Columbia’s success was attributable in … Continue reading Columbia Sportswear CIO Shares 3 Secrets to Their Recent Supply Chain Success

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Another Great Day for FusionOps and for Our Customers

April 19, 2016

It’s always exciting when a company announces it has raised capital – especially a significant round of capital as we did today. $25 million is a major endorsement of what we’ve accomplished and where we are heading – and we couldn’t be happier. It’s pedal to the metal and time to scale our company while … Continue reading Another Great Day for FusionOps and for Our Customers

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Krishna Venkatraman

VP, Product Management

New FusionOps Release Is Here

April 7, 2016

Spring is finally here, and it’s the time for new life, and new releases! Today we are making available the latest release of FusionOps (5.0) which is packed with loads of new features, content, and usability improvements that will make you smile. Here’s a rundown of just a few of the highlights from our latest … Continue reading New FusionOps Release Is Here

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A Better Return Policy is Good Business

April 6, 2016

Holidays may be a distant memory for many, but for retailers faced with reconciling the returns as they still roll in, it can feel like a never-ending hangover. The ability to efficiently process returns has even proven to have a Darwinian effect on many companies and most particularly the online commerce world as a whole. … Continue reading A Better Return Policy is Good Business

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Anshuman Lall, Ph.D.

Director, Data Science

Data Science as a Service Has Arrived

March 23, 2016

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of prescriptive analytics on FusionOps. For those of you who aren’t up on the analytics lingo, prescriptive analytics interprets vast amounts of data and provides a recommendation on the best course of action, to enable better decision-making. Prescriptive analytics occurs at the intersection of Big Data, data science … Continue reading Data Science as a Service Has Arrived

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