The FusionOps Blog

Kumar Kannankutty

VP, WW Technical Sales

From Clark Kent To Superman: Why Business Intelligence And IT Pros Are The New Superheros

September 15, 2016

Image courtesy of DimpleMonkey Pharma companies know that supply chains are a critical part of how value is delivered to patients. And the importance of supply chain is only increasing as companies seek to introduce new therapies and services that improve outcomes and grow the business. Pharma supply chains have had a laser-like focus on … Continue reading From Clark Kent To Superman: Why Business Intelligence And IT Pros Are The New Superheros

Read More..

VP, Pharma Supply Chain

The Prescription For Reducing Supply Chain Anxiety in Pharma

September 7, 2016

In my previous role as Vice President of Supply Chain, I saw just how abruptly things can go awry in pharma supply chains. One year, just before the holidays, we lost five batches of API (the active pharmaceutical ingredient that goes into pills) due to a caking issue. It took us almost two weeks to … Continue reading The Prescription For Reducing Supply Chain Anxiety in Pharma

Read More..
David Hamdani

Director, Product Marketing

What The World’s Fastest Man Can Teach Us About Supply Chain

August 26, 2016

The Rio Olympics gave us some amazing stories of how individual talent and preparation can lead to gold on the world’s biggest stage. A favorite athlete of mine is Usain Bolt, who cemented his status as the fastest man in the world by winning the gold in the 100m, 200m and 4×100 relay for the … Continue reading What The World’s Fastest Man Can Teach Us About Supply Chain

Read More..
David Hamdani

Director, Product Marketing

Predicting Simone Biles’ Olympic Gold Is Easy. Predicting Demand…Not So Much.

August 18, 2016

Thanks to her gravity-defying routines at this year’s Olympics in Rio, Simone Biles has become a household name, walking away with four gold and one bronze medals.  Could her success have been predicted? Absolutely. Even though this is Simone Biles first Olympics, she has been dominating gymnastics since 2013. She took the World Championships in … Continue reading Predicting Simone Biles’ Olympic Gold Is Easy. Predicting Demand…Not So Much.

Read More..
David Hamdani

Director, Product Marketing

Winning The Gold Medal For Your Supply Chain Service Levels: What We Can Learn From Katie Ledecky

August 9, 2016

Katie Ledecky obliterated the world record Sunday night, when she won the 400m women’s freestyle swimming race at the Rio Olympics. Even though she described the win as “pure happiness,” it didn’t come easy. Ledecky swims between 55,000 to 70,000 meters a week at practice, 6 days a week. Achieving success in the supply chain … Continue reading Winning The Gold Medal For Your Supply Chain Service Levels: What We Can Learn From Katie Ledecky

Read More..

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

Read More..
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.

Read More..
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

Read More..
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

Read More..

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

Read More..

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?

Read More..
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

Read More..

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

Read More..

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

Read More..

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

Read More..
« Older Entries