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Our library of supply chain research provides third-party industry insight on a variety of supply chain and S&OP topics.

  • Avaya's digital transformation

    Reproduced from SupplyChainDigital, February 2018 edition

    From deficit to key business driver, discover how telecom company Avaya digitally transformed its supply chain from worst-in-class to best, providing big benefits like higher customer satisfaction, lower inventory costs and reduced expenses.

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  • Kinaxis named leader in Control Tower Value Matrix

    By Nucleus Research

    Supply chain control towers aren’t just for providing network-wide visibility. At least not anymore. Nucleus Research’s Control Tower Value Matrix ranks automation and collaboration among the necessary traits to take your supply chain to the next level. And they’ve ranked Kinaxis as a leading solution to help you get there.

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  • Kinaxis Takes Practical Approach to SC Planning

    By Nucleus Research 

    At its recent conference, Kinexions 2017, Kinaxis demonstrated how it is helping its customers make fundamental shifts in how they plan and operate their supply chains. Focusing on four core themes – visualize, collaborate, connect, and automate – Kinaxis charted how it helps organizations move along the planning maturity curve toward end-to-end capabilities. 

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  • Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning System of Differentiation

    By Gartner

    The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Sales and Operations Planning System of Differentiation research report defines a sales and operations planning (S&OP) system of differentiation (SOD) as a software solution that provides technology support for a Stage 4 or higher maturity S&OP process. In this May 2017 report, Gartner positioned Kinaxis in the Leaders Quadrant. This marks the second consecutive leadership placement for Kinaxis in this Gartner Magic Quadrant.

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  • Kinaxis Continues SCM Revolution at Kinexions

    By Nucleus Research

    At Kinexions 2016, Kinaxis continued its mission to transform supply chain planning and improve sales and operations planning. Nucleus found that the capabilities Kinaxis delivers with its RapidResponse product can change how organizations perform advanced planning. Kinaxis can deliver value with greater visibility and collaborative problem solving tools, helping organizations uncover problems sooner and solve them faster.

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  • Avaya's Supply Chain Transformation

    By Aberdeen Group

    With a vision to spend less time on low-value tasks (like translating and moving data) and more time on high-value, proactive activities that have a real impact on the business, Avaya embarked on a multi-year supply chain transformation journey. Along the way, they addressed common supply chain challenges, including disparate processes, multiple ERPs and lack of visibility. Learn how their five-phase approach resulted in a best-in-class supply chain.

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  • Can You Afford The Risk?

    By Supply Chain Insights LLC

    Supply Chain Insights is calling on organizations to make risk management a higher business priority and is recommending a more holistic approach to identifying and assessing potential risks in the supply chain. This recent research report offers insights into the frequency of supply chain disruptions, the maturity of supply chain risk management practices and the barriers to achieving an end-to-end risk management strategy.

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    Complimentary report courtesy of Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights LLC

  • Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: Semiconductors and Hard Disk Drives

    By Supply Chain Insights LLC

    Complimentary report courtesy of Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights LLC.

    Short product lifecycles, outsourced supply chains and margin pressures are challenging the Semiconductor sector, according to recent Supply Chain Insights research. To continue to build on a strong foundation, inventory management and supply chain risk management present two key areas for improvement.

    In this report, Supply Chain Insights benchmarks this high tech sector against other industries and dives into data from six top companies in the space. The research highlights supply challenges and makes recommendations on areas to focus in to drive continued improvement.

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  • Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Aerospace and Defense

    By Supply Chain Insights LLC

    Complimentary report courtesy of Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights LLC.

    Increased complexity, slowed growth and shrinking margins are challenging the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) sector. According to recent research from Supply Chain Insights, A&D companies need a renewed focus on collaboration, visibility and core supply chain capabilities to remain competitive and win new business.

    In this report, Supply Chain Insights benchmarks A&D companies against other industries and dives into data from five top A&D companies over the last decade. The research highlights the supply chain challenges for this industry, as well as the critical importance of getting it right.

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  • Three Techniques to Improve Organization Alignment

    By Supply Chain Insights LLC

    Complimentary report on how supply chain practices can improve organizational alignment and improve corporate performance courtesy of Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights LLC.

    When teams are aligned, insight to action is quicker, and greater results ensue. However, organizational alignment is easier said than done. Functions have matured in silos. The goal of this report is to help companies change and improve alignment to build end-to-end value chains. This study found that when companies do three things, and focus on doing them well, they can substantially improve organizational alignment.

    Find out what those three things are...

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