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Agile, customer-centric business models are the be-all and end-all of a future-oriented company. Our experts will show you how to implement concepts and strategies to outpace competion.

08/28/2019 Future Value Chain

Calling for a New Value Chain Model

In an increasingly volatile and uncertain external environment, companies need to fundamentally re-think their value chain model, and move to resilient …

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Future Value Chain

Does Agile Working Help Deliver Effective & Sustainable S&OP?

Many organisations continue to experience significant challenge in planning and executing S&OP deployment. The need for delivering benefits rapidly, …

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Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Should Not Own S&OP – Who Should?

Traditionally, S&OP was seen as a supply chain-driven process and was often owned and led from the Supply Chain …

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Future Value Chain

Verbund Sites – advantage or burden?

For chemical companies, the high efficiency of Verbund Sites has been a valuable asset in the past in terms of cost …

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Procurement

Strategic sourcing with foresight in the chemical industry

The chemical industry is currently facing major changes. Sourcing is a driver for mastering change by providing competitive advantages. For being …

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Procurement

Circular Economy in the Plastic Industry: How to Make it Happen

This blog article highlights the five success factors that help the plastic industry to move towards a circular economy. Circular economy: …

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Future Value Chain

Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World IV

In part IV of my blog post series on IBP for Finance leaders, I will focus on how Integrated Business Planning …

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Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World III

The third part of the article series on IBP for Finance leaders outlines how IBP enables finance business partners to provide …

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Procurement

The Next Big Thing in Procurement: (Supplier-)Ecosystems

What is the next big thing in procurement? The answer to this question is crystal clear: (supplier) ecosystems and the power …

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Future Value Chain

Integrated Business Planning – Enterprise Planning for a Volatile & Complex World II

In the first part of this blog post series I explained why IBP is used at leading organisations to create robust …

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