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Agenda Overview for Demand-Driven Value Network Orchestration, 2013

Published: 02 January 2013

ID: G00245388

Analyst(s): Paul Lord , Mike Griswold , Todd Applebaum


This agenda seeks to drive supply chain excellence beyond individual functional capabilities. Leaders and strategists can apply demand-driven principles in consumer, industrial, healthcare, and life science manufacturing and distribution networks for profitable and sustainable performance.

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Key Issues

  • How do manufacturers across all industries manage their supply networks?
  • What is demand management excellence?
  • What are best industry practices for S&OP and inventory management?
  • What does balance between innovation and operations look like?
  • What are retail value chain planning and execution best practices?
  • How are retailers and their trading partners improving value chain decisions (for example, assortment, space, price and one-to-one offers)?
  • How are healthcare leaders transforming their supply chain organizations?
  • How is the healthcare value chain delivering better patient outcomes at lower cost?

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