Supply Chain Analytics: What do manufacturers need to think about as they consider embedding iot and analytics?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supply Chain Analytics Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supply Chain Analytics related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Supply Chain Analytics specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Analytics Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.

Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…

  • Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation

Then find your goals…

STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track

Featuring 905 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supply Chain Analytics improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 905 standard requirements:

  1. Decision-making is at the core of supply chain management. Do your analytical models aid in decision-making to questions such as what transportation option should I use?

  2. Towards a process-based theory of organizational design: can your organization be designed around value chains and networks?

  3. What conditions are necessary, and what practices lead to long-term retention of a competency in supply chain analytics?

  4. What elements need to be considered before and during development of an internal supply chain analytics competency?

  5. What do you tell manufacturers that have not yet adopted iot and analytics but may be thinking about it?

  6. What do manufacturers need to think about as they consider embedding iot and analytics?

  7. What data should be collected and where should your manufacturers look to collect data?

  8. Are the supplier inter-relationships (variability, metrics) understood and documented?

  9. Has the appropriate access to relevant data and analysis capability been granted?

  10. What kind of payoff will manufacturers see from investment in iot and analytics?

Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:

  • The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Supply Chain Analytics book in PDF containing 905 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Supply Chain Analytics self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:

  • The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Supply Chain Analytics Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supply Chain Analytics areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:

    • Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
    • Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Supply Chain Analytics Self-Assessment
    • Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
    • Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:

 

STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy

The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Supply Chain Analytics projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Analytics Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Supply Chain Analytics project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Change Request: Has a formal technical review been conducted to assess technical correctness?
  2. Team Performance Assessment: To what degree do team members agree with the goals, their relative importance, and the ways in which their achievement will be measured?
  3. Executing Process Group: Contingency planning. If a risk event occurs, what will you do?
  4. Planning Process Group: What types of differentiated effects are resulting from the Supply Chain Analytics project and to what extent?
  5. Scope Management Plan: Is there general agreement & acceptance of the current status and progress of the Supply Chain Analytics project?
  6. Source Selection Criteria: Which contract type places the most risk on the seller?
  7. Decision Log: At what point in time does loss become unacceptable?
  8. Change Request: Are there requirements attributes that can discriminate between high and low reliability?
  9. Procurement Audit: Is trend analysis performed on expenditures made by key employees and by vendor?
  10. Project Charter: Supply Chain Analytics project Deliverables: What is the Supply Chain Analytics project going to produce?

 
Step-by-step and complete Supply Chain Analytics Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Supply Chain Analytics project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Supply Chain Analytics project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Supply Chain Analytics project Scope Statement
  • 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
  • 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
  • 2.9 WBS Dictionary
  • 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
  • 2.11 Activity List
  • 2.12 Activity Attributes
  • 2.13 Milestone List
  • 2.14 Network Diagram
  • 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
  • 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
  • 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
  • 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.19 Supply Chain Analytics project Schedule
  • 2.20 Cost Management Plan
  • 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
  • 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
  • 2.23 Cost Baseline
  • 2.24 Quality Management Plan
  • 2.25 Quality Metrics
  • 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
  • 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
  • 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
  • 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
  • 2.30 Communications Management Plan
  • 2.31 Risk Management Plan
  • 2.32 Risk Register
  • 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
  • 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
  • 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
  • 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
  • 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
  • 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
  • 2.39 Change Management Plan

3.0 Executing Process Group:

  • 3.1 Team Member Status Report
  • 3.2 Change Request
  • 3.3 Change Log
  • 3.4 Decision Log
  • 3.5 Quality Audit
  • 3.6 Team Directory
  • 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
  • 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
  • 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
  • 3.10 Issue Log

4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:

  • 4.1 Supply Chain Analytics project Performance Report
  • 4.2 Variance Analysis
  • 4.3 Earned Value Status
  • 4.4 Risk Audit
  • 4.5 Contractor Status Report
  • 4.6 Formal Acceptance

5.0 Closing Process Group:

  • 5.1 Procurement Audit
  • 5.2 Contract Close-Out
  • 5.3 Supply Chain Analytics project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Supply Chain Analytics project with this in-depth Supply Chain Analytics Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supply Chain Analytics projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
  • Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
  • Integrate recent advances in Supply Chain Analytics and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines

Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.

Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’

This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Supply Chain Analytics investments work better.

This Supply Chain Analytics All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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Includes lifetime updates

Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.

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