Why you want to avoid “best practice” advice with S&OP ?

Why you want to avoid “best practice” advice with S&OP and think strategic advantage ! When we founded DCRA Inc. in 2001 it was to blend best in class approaches from management consulting with enabling technologies to provide out clients … Continue reading

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Untapped Potential of Supply Chain Solutions… discussion with Jon Kirkegaard

https://community.kinaxis.com/people/dustinmattison1974/blog/2016/07/19/the-untapped-potential-of-supply-chain-solutions

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Protect Manufacturing Wealth in Our Hemisphere” – says Mr. Trump

No politics here just problem solving !  However, need to provide our problem solving support to the 3rd planning milestone Mr. Trump laid out with his trip to Mexico today. Was watching and heard the quote “Work with Mexico to … Continue reading

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S&OP Breakthrough What It Takes

Another response to a Beetfusion blog on how to make S&OP happen and why so hard http://beetfusion.com/forum/what-value-sop#comment-340 Back in my days at Booz Allen we had a model for IT Strategy that really made sense and I think it still … Continue reading

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Why is S&OP So Hard

This blob post written in response to Lora Cecera question on new Beetfusion supply chain blog  2016 http://beetfusion.com/forum/what-value-sop#comment-336 Lora: As always find your views on what is needed refereshing and bold vs. others.. keep it up ! As you know … Continue reading

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CashChain Tip 3: Transport Is Not Transport It Is Inventory In Motion

CashChain Tip 3:  Transport is not transport it is inventory in motion The execution of what seems to be a  simple concept (using transported inventory as inventory in motion not  “lost” inventory between origin and destination for a period of … Continue reading

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Educations Role in S&OP

posted response to continuing BLOG discussion on S&OP vs. IBP Well all fascinating dialog … seems like we all agree there is not enough clarity or attention / education to business leaders of S&OP ? Seems to me best way … Continue reading

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A definition of S&OP

This definition was written to assist with Neils Van Hovs Blog post on a new definition of S&OP vs. IBP I would suggest it is a useful definition to structure your business improvement efforts.  Will continue to add a few … Continue reading

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Weighing in on S&OP vs. IBP naming debate

We at DCRA Inc. recently posted a few responses to Neils Van Hovs Blog on IBP vs. S&OP naming debate Neils Alot of long worded responses done with what appears to be good intentions but what is missing in all … Continue reading

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Cashchain using S&OP as and investment theme – Tesla and shareholder value

We at “Cashchain” have been following Tesla’s journey for several months / years now. We have read numerous opinions on viability of Tesla product and even more discussion of valuation of stock price and opinions are strong on both ends … Continue reading

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