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Technology Solutions Director

Diving into Supply Chain Metrics Part 2

July 29th, 2014

Part 2: Supply chain metrics sound great. But, which ones? Welcome to part 2 of a 3-part series on supply chain metrics. In Part 1 we explored the different types of supply chain metrics, their basic function, and what they can do for you. This week, lets discover how the appropriate selection of metrics will [...]

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Technology Solutions Director

Diving Into Supply Chain Metrics

July 21st, 2014

Part 1: What are they and what can they do for me? Welcome to part 1 of a 3-part series on supply chain metrics. Let’s begin… at the beginning. What are standard metrics? And more importantly, how can they provide value for your business? The rocky road to reaching business goals How familiar does this [...]

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Marketing Communications

FusionOps selected as an “AlwaysOn Top 100 Companies to Watch in 2014”

July 18th, 2014

We’re excited to announce that FusionOps has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the “AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to Watch.” Winners were selected from among hundreds of technology companies and will be honored at the AlwaysOn Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 29th and 30th, 2014. This annual award signifies leadership [...]

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Director, Product Marketing

H.D. Smith CIO Endorses FusionOps at InformationWeek Conference

July 7th, 2014

It’s no surprise that products like Apple’s iPhone and consumer apps have raised the bar in end-user expectations. In a recent piece by InformationWeek, David Guzman, CIO of HD Smith, a major pharmaceutical wholesaler (and FusionOps customer) discussed the challenges of balancing rising end-user expectations with information security concerns in a highly regulated industry. Mr. [...]

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As Cloud Goes Mainstream Business, it’s the Apps that Will Drive Growth

June 16th, 2014

When the NY Times publishes an article about the growth of the cloud in the enterprise, you know it’s not just Silicon Valley hype. The cloud has gone mainstream business. We are living in an exciting technological era – a time when the cloud not only enables the Facebook and Gmail generation, but is also [...]

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Technology Solutions Director

4 Pharmaceutical Industry Statistics: The Numbers Behind the Trends

April 28th, 2014

1) The Pharma Manufacturing Labor Force is Large In the US there about 277,000 people employed in the Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing industry. This is up slightly from 2011’s total of 266,000 people. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2011 and May 2013 OES, SIC 3254   2) With a Huge Supply Chain, Logisticians [...]

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Three Ways to Potentially Save Millions in Your Supply Chain

April 18th, 2014

Manufacturers and retailers generally have three ways to save money from a macro level in their supply chain. They can cut costs within their own company, negotiate better pricing from vendors and service providers or a combination of the two. While those are all very obvious ways to cut costs, when you get down to [...]

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Technology Solutions Director

4 Apparel Industry Statistics: The Numbers Behind the Trends

April 10th, 2014

Have you heard someone say, “The trend in the Apparel Industry…” and then not have hard data to support their claim?  Well let’s take a closer look at what those trends really are.  We researched some government studies and found 4 industry trends, along with the data, that may have some insight for your business. [...]

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Marketing Communications

2013 Was a Fantastic Year for FusionOps and 2014 Looks Even Better…

January 24th, 2014

We’re excited to share our growth, at every level, over the last 12 months: Revenue growth – 440% year-to-year growth for our FusionOps Analytics Application. Growing customer base – the addition of many large manufacturing firms and some huge global accounts, including: Brocade, Columbia Sportswear, Advanced Energy and Orica. Extension to a broad range of [...]

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BI and Analytics to Remain Top Focus for CIOs

December 18th, 2013

Another day and yet another report indicating that BI and Analytics will remain the top focus for CIOs through 2017. Some interesting tidbits here. First, the notion that only 30% of business users today have direct access to BI and analytics. The opportunity for improved fact-based decision making is still in front of us. Second, [...]

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