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Complimentary Live Webinar with Prof. Simchi-Levi

April 21, 2016

The New Frontier in Price Optimization Retail is fast evolving into a complex multi-channel highly competitive environment. Sellers are faced with various business constraints, including the inability to conduct extensive experimentation, limited inventory, and high demand uncertainty. These companies are already lean so there is not much room to cut costs. So how can retailers…

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Top 10 US Supply Chain Schools of 2016

April 21, 2016

Every year, SCM World surveys hundreds of supply chain executives to find out which universities they consider the best at producing graduates with practical, as opposed to philosophical, approaches to supply chain management. The result is a list of the top schools for supply chain talent. This year’s list includes opinions from 2,300 supply chain…

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One-on-One with Prof. Simchi-Levi

February 23, 2016

SCN: In the Accenture MIT Alliance in Business Analytics research paper “Linking Analytics to High Performance,” you say high performing companies “do analytics differently.” Please explain how their approach is “different.” DSL: Our study found clear and definable differences between companies that are truly data driven and those that either have not been successful in…

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A New Approach to Manage Supply Chain Risk

November 16, 2015

What risks could disrupt your firm’s supply chain and dramatically affect the bottom line? Firms in all industries are exposed to a variety of low-probability/high-impact risks that have the potential to disrupt operations and significantly damage the business. These risks are difficult to predict and quantify—and therefore are extremely difficult to manage. As a result,…

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Risk Survey Launched

August 18, 2015

2015 Global Risk Maturity Survey launched MIT Forum for Supply Chain Innovation and Infosys Global Risk Advisory Group survey aims to better understand how industry perceives risk and challenges. This week, as part of its research, the MIT Forum and Infosys Global Risk Advisory Group released the 2015 Global Risk Maturity Survey, specifically to the…

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