122 Supply Chain Analytics Criteria for Multi-purpose Projects

What is involved in Supply Chain Analytics

Find out what the related areas are that Supply Chain Analytics connects with, associates with, correlates with or affects, and which require thought, deliberation, analysis, review and discussion. This unique checklist stands out in a sense that it is not per-se designed to give answers, but to engage the reader and lay out a Supply Chain Analytics thinking-frame.

How far is your company on its Supply Chain Analytics journey?

Take this short survey to gauge your organization’s progress toward Supply Chain Analytics leadership. Learn your strongest and weakest areas, and what you can do now to create a strategy that delivers results.

To address the criteria in this checklist for your organization, extensive selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information.

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Below you will find a quick checklist designed to help you think about which Supply Chain Analytics related domains to cover and 122 essential critical questions to check off in that domain.

The following domains are covered:

Supply Chain Analytics, Supply chain, 10 + 2, 2013 Savar building collapse, Booz Allen Hamilton, Child labor, Cocoa bean, Corporate social responsibility, Cost benchmarking, Dynamic programming, End user, Environmental sustainability, Extended enterprise, Facilities engineering, Food safety, Information technology management, Management system, Material cost, Natural resource, Organizational culture, Paper mill, Paper recycling, Raw material, Residual value, Strategic sourcing, Supply-Chain Operations Reference, Supply chain management, Third-party logistics provider, Value chain, Vertical integration:

Supply Chain Analytics Critical Criteria:

Survey Supply Chain Analytics tactics and get out your magnifying glass.

– Which customers cant participate in our Supply Chain Analytics domain because they lack skills, wealth, or convenient access to existing solutions?

– Do we monitor the Supply Chain Analytics decisions made and fine tune them as they evolve?

– What sources do you use to gather information for a Supply Chain Analytics study?

Supply chain Critical Criteria:

Detail Supply chain management and slay a dragon.

– How is the complex digital supply chain -where multiple downstream providers provide services for each other and data residence and transmission points are increasingly obscure -being dealt with from an audit perspective?

– Now that organizations have fine-tuned human performance, supply chain, operations, processes, cycle time, and other targeted areas, how can they continue to improve performance?

– To change the nature of the relationship in the supply chain where should we go and what leverage opportunity could be applied?

– Think about the functions involved in your Supply Chain Analytics project. what processes flow from these functions?

– Does Supply Chain Integration Mediate the Relationships between Product/Process Strategy and Service Performance?

– How do supply chain management systems coordinate planning, production, and logistics with suppliers?

– What makes cloud computing well suited for supply chain management applications?

– What are the roles of suppliers and supply chain partners in CRM?

– Do any suppliers in the supply chain have a dominating position?

– Do your supply chain relationships tend to be longeror shorter-term?

– What and where are the value changes in the supply chain?

– What is our current position within our supply chain?

– In HW, SW & Services we source from a global supply chain?

– What does the supply chain do with product data?

10 + 2 Critical Criteria:

X-ray 10 + 2 decisions and figure out ways to motivate other 10 + 2 users.

– Think about the people you identified for your Supply Chain Analytics project and the project responsibilities you would assign to them. what kind of training do you think they would need to perform these responsibilities effectively?

– A compounding model resolution with available relevant data can often provide insight towards a solution methodology; which Supply Chain Analytics models, tools and techniques are necessary?

– Are we making progress? and are we making progress as Supply Chain Analytics leaders?

2013 Savar building collapse Critical Criteria:

Have a session on 2013 Savar building collapse results and diversify by understanding risks and leveraging 2013 Savar building collapse.

– At what point will vulnerability assessments be performed once Supply Chain Analytics is put into production (e.g., ongoing Risk Management after implementation)?

– What are the Key enablers to make this Supply Chain Analytics move?

Booz Allen Hamilton Critical Criteria:

Experiment with Booz Allen Hamilton issues and simulate teachings and consultations on quality process improvement of Booz Allen Hamilton.

– What other jobs or tasks affect the performance of the steps in the Supply Chain Analytics process?

– How do we make it meaningful in connecting Supply Chain Analytics with what users do day-to-day?

– What are your most important goals for the strategic Supply Chain Analytics objectives?

Child labor Critical Criteria:

Illustrate Child labor outcomes and oversee implementation of Child labor.

– Do we cover the five essential competencies-Communication, Collaboration,Innovation, Adaptability, and Leadership that improve an organizations ability to leverage the new Supply Chain Analytics in a volatile global economy?

– What management system can we use to leverage the Supply Chain Analytics experience, ideas, and concerns of the people closest to the work to be done?

– What tools do you use once you have decided on a Supply Chain Analytics strategy and more importantly how do you choose?

Cocoa bean Critical Criteria:

Adapt Cocoa bean tasks and sort Cocoa bean activities.

– How can skill-level changes improve Supply Chain Analytics?

– Why should we adopt a Supply Chain Analytics framework?

– Are there recognized Supply Chain Analytics problems?

Corporate social responsibility Critical Criteria:

Focus on Corporate social responsibility risks and oversee Corporate social responsibility requirements.

– What is the different in meaning if any between the terms Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility?

– Does Supply Chain Analytics systematically track and analyze outcomes for accountability and quality improvement?

– How likely is the current Supply Chain Analytics plan to come in on schedule or on budget?

– What if your company publishes an environmental or corporate social responsibility report?

– Why is Supply Chain Analytics important for you now?

Cost benchmarking Critical Criteria:

Start Cost benchmarking tactics and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– Do we aggressively reward and promote the people who have the biggest impact on creating excellent Supply Chain Analytics services/products?

– What are the disruptive Supply Chain Analytics technologies that enable our organization to radically change our business processes?

– What are our Supply Chain Analytics Processes?

Dynamic programming Critical Criteria:

Set goals for Dynamic programming engagements and work towards be a leading Dynamic programming expert.

– What will be the consequences to the business (financial, reputation etc) if Supply Chain Analytics does not go ahead or fails to deliver the objectives?

– What prevents me from making the changes I know will make me a more effective Supply Chain Analytics leader?

– What are current Supply Chain Analytics Paradigms?

End user Critical Criteria:

Debate over End user tasks and check on ways to get started with End user.

– Time to market improvements. Will the move to cloud computing shorten the time it takes to deliver functional enhancements to end users?

– Does the calibration lab or calibration contractor provide the end user notification of any out of tolerance conditions?

– How do the end users of cloud computing know that their information is not having any availability and security issues?

– From the end users eyes, is it possible for the change to have a major impact on services if problems occur?

– Will the move to cloud computing shorten the time it takes to deliver functional enhancements to end users?

– How does the vendor handle software and hardware maintenance, end user support, and maintenance agreements?

– Will the change have only minimal or no impact on services provided to the end users if a problem occurs?

– How do senior leaders actions reflect a commitment to the organizations Supply Chain Analytics values?

– Will the change have only minor impact on services provided to the end users if problems occur?

– Think of your Supply Chain Analytics project. what are the main functions?

– Is the change needed to restore immediate service to the end user?

– Will the change be visible only to a small group of end users?

– Will the change be visible to a large number of end users?

– How significant is the improvement in the eyes of the end user?

– Is the change visible to all end users?

– Can all end user classes be identified?

Environmental sustainability Critical Criteria:

Set goals for Environmental sustainability management and adopt an insight outlook.

Extended enterprise Critical Criteria:

Differentiate Extended enterprise tasks and track iterative Extended enterprise results.

– Do Supply Chain Analytics rules make a reasonable demand on a users capabilities?

– Is Supporting Supply Chain Analytics documentation required?

– How do we keep improving Supply Chain Analytics?

Facilities engineering Critical Criteria:

Nurse Facilities engineering results and secure Facilities engineering creativity.

– Does our organization need more Supply Chain Analytics education?

– How is the value delivered by Supply Chain Analytics being measured?

– How can we improve Supply Chain Analytics?

Food safety Critical Criteria:

Refer to Food safety projects and shift your focus.

– In what ways are Supply Chain Analytics vendors and us interacting to ensure safe and effective use?

– Are there any disadvantages to implementing Supply Chain Analytics? There might be some that are less obvious?

– Does Supply Chain Analytics analysis isolate the fundamental causes of problems?

Information technology management Critical Criteria:

Investigate Information technology management failures and get out your magnifying glass.

– How do we ensure that implementations of Supply Chain Analytics products are done in a way that ensures safety?

– How do we know that any Supply Chain Analytics analysis is complete and comprehensive?

Management system Critical Criteria:

Debate over Management system governance and display thorough understanding of the Management system process.

– With so many identity management systems proposed, the big question is which one, if any, will provide the identity solution to become standard across the internet?

– If we process purchase orders; what is the desired business process around supporting purchase orders?

– What is a good on line teaching platform that makes it easy for team teaching between different institutions?

– What is an online learning center solution or customer extranet to upload documentation for customers?

– How might a persons various social network profiles be useful for learning education and or training?

– What to do when a user is Finished with their lms training and still has questions?

– How many people will you have to participate in the implementation project?

– Are course notes provided by the instructor part of the student materials?

– What is the current thinking in the e learning community about Learning Objects?

– Is there a requirement for the student to record course notes online?

– How much does it cost to set up an online learning management system?

– Can specialized social networks replace learning management systems?

– How can e Learning or computer based training be more effective?

– What is social learning as defined in online learning platforms?

– Additional important requirements we should add?

– How many administrators need to be trained?

– What is the newest innovation in online learning?

– What is a learning management system?

– What drives successful e-learning?

Material cost Critical Criteria:

Audit Material cost tasks and point out Material cost tensions in leadership.

– What new services of functionality will be implemented next with Supply Chain Analytics ?

– How will we insure seamless interoperability of Supply Chain Analytics moving forward?

– How much does Supply Chain Analytics help?

Natural resource Critical Criteria:

Test Natural resource leadership and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– Think about the kind of project structure that would be appropriate for your Supply Chain Analytics project. should it be formal and complex, or can it be less formal and relatively simple?

– How do we Improve Supply Chain Analytics service perception, and satisfaction?

Organizational culture Critical Criteria:

Win new insights about Organizational culture goals and perfect Organizational culture conflict management.

– What do we need to know, and how do we get the information required to answer this question, especially with regard to our organizational culture, technological roadmap, and where both organizations are moving in the long term?

– How do you incorporate cycle time, productivity, cost control, and other efficiency and effectiveness factors into these Supply Chain Analytics processes?

– How is the way you as the leader think and process information affecting your organizational culture?

– Will the organizational culture support new values of the agile team?

– How do we go about Comparing Supply Chain Analytics approaches/solutions?

Paper mill Critical Criteria:

Drive Paper mill visions and attract Paper mill skills.

– What other organizational variables, such as reward systems or communication systems, affect the performance of this Supply Chain Analytics process?

– Can we do Supply Chain Analytics without complex (expensive) analysis?

Paper recycling Critical Criteria:

Accommodate Paper recycling failures and change contexts.

– Who will be responsible for deciding whether Supply Chain Analytics goes ahead or not after the initial investigations?

Raw material Critical Criteria:

Understand Raw material governance and interpret which customers can’t participate in Raw material because they lack skills.

– Do those selected for the Supply Chain Analytics team have a good general understanding of what Supply Chain Analytics is all about?

– Have you identified your Supply Chain Analytics key performance indicators?

– How important is Supply Chain Analytics to the user organizations mission?

Residual value Critical Criteria:

Facilitate Residual value results and ask what if.

– Does Supply Chain Analytics create potential expectations in other areas that need to be recognized and considered?

Strategic sourcing Critical Criteria:

Investigate Strategic sourcing failures and proactively manage Strategic sourcing risks.

Supply-Chain Operations Reference Critical Criteria:

Revitalize Supply-Chain Operations Reference quality and find the essential reading for Supply-Chain Operations Reference researchers.

– Have the types of risks that may impact Supply Chain Analytics been identified and analyzed?

Supply chain management Critical Criteria:

Co-operate on Supply chain management goals and use obstacles to break out of ruts.

– What are the top 3 things at the forefront of our Supply Chain Analytics agendas for the next 3 years?

– How do we Identify specific Supply Chain Analytics investment and emerging trends?

– What is TESCM tax efficient supply chain management?

Third-party logistics provider Critical Criteria:

Jump start Third-party logistics provider failures and maintain Third-party logistics provider for success.

– To what extent does management recognize Supply Chain Analytics as a tool to increase the results?

– Is the scope of Supply Chain Analytics defined?

Value chain Critical Criteria:

Exchange ideas about Value chain leadership and check on ways to get started with Value chain.

– How can you measure Supply Chain Analytics in a systematic way?

– Do we have past Supply Chain Analytics Successes?

Vertical integration Critical Criteria:

Derive from Vertical integration visions and get out your magnifying glass.

– What knowledge, skills and characteristics mark a good Supply Chain Analytics project manager?

– Is Supply Chain Analytics Required?


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Author: Gerard Blokdijk

CEO at The Art of Service | http://theartofservice.com



Gerard is the CEO at The Art of Service. He has been providing information technology insights, talks, tools and products to organizations in a wide range of industries for over 25 years. Gerard is a widely recognized and respected information expert. Gerard founded The Art of Service consulting business in 2000. Gerard has authored numerous published books to date.

External links:

To address the criteria in this checklist, these selected resources are provided for sources of further research and information:

Supply Chain Analytics External links:

i-3PL: Supply Chain Analytics & Reporting – Americold

Solvoyo – Supply Chain Analytics, Planning & …

Master of Supply Chain Analytics | Rutgers Business …

Supply chain External links:

CaseStack Supply Chain Solutions

Welcome to UPS Supply Chain Solutions

2013 Savar building collapse External links:

2013 Savar Building Collapse by Anna cruz on Prezi

2013 Savar Building Collapse by Sophia Qureshi on Prezi

Booz Allen Hamilton External links:

Transitioning Military – Booz Allen Hamilton

Booz Allen Hamilton – Official Site

Child labor External links:

Get Information About Child Labor | Department of Labor

State of Oregon: Child Labor

Child Labor Law
http://www.education.pa.gov/Pages/Codes and Regulations/Child-Labor-Law.aspx

Cocoa bean External links:

Omanhene Cocoa Bean Company – Official Site

Black Mountain Chocolate – Handcrafted from cocoa bean …

Cocoa Bean Geneva

Corporate social responsibility External links:

Corporate Social Responsibility – Community Service

Corporate Social Responsibility | The Aerospace …

Corporate Social Responsibility — Wells Fargo

Cost benchmarking External links:

Cost benchmarking is a method used to compare total cost of a process, product, or manufactured good from receipt of materials to completion, test, and shipping; against costs incurred by other businesses who manufacture similar products.
http://Reference: finance.toolbox.com/wiki/index.php/cost_benchmarking

Dynamic programming External links:

c – Coin Change :Dynamic Programming – Stack Overflow

Dynamic Programming Practice Problems

algorithm – What is dynamic programming? – Stack Overflow

End user External links:

[PDF]AP-197 Dyed Diesel Fuel End User Signed Statement …

End User License Agreement – PlayMaker

Environmental sustainability External links:

Environmental Sustainability – Wells Fargo

Corporate Environmental Sustainability | Microsoft …

Environmental Sustainability – FedEx | United Kingdom

Extended enterprise External links:

Extended Enterprise Management 2011.0 – Sign In

iTradeNetwork | Extended Enterprise | Supply Chain …

Extended Enterprise Management 2008.1 – Sign In

Facilities engineering External links:

Facilities Engineering – Cornell University

Facilities Engineering – Defense Acquisition University
http://icatalog.dau.mil/onlinecatalog/coursedetails.aspx?crs=ACQ 370

Facilities Engineering | Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Food safety External links:

Premier Food Safety – Official Site

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

Lexington-Fayette Food Safety Training | …

Management system External links:


File Management System – Techopedia.com

WorkAbility Management System

Material cost External links:

Fixed Price vs. Time-Material Cost | Chron.com

FEMA Public Assistance Material Cost Codes – 2011

Natural resource External links:

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources: Minnesota …

Natural Resource Partners LP Limited Partnership …

Department of Natural Resource Management | South …

Organizational culture External links:

What Is Organizational Culture? | CultureIQ

Barrett Values Centre | Organizational Culture | Assessment

Organizational Culture – PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT

Paper mill External links:

Recommended show list: Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse

Genesis HealthCare > Fairview Care Center of Paper Mill …

Paper recycling External links:

National Fiber Supply – Paper Recycling Company

Racine, WI Paper Recycling Centers – Yellowpages.com

[PDF]Paper Recycling Do’s and Don’ts jessi – Stony Brook …

Raw material External links:

Raw Material | Definition of Raw Material by Merriam-Webster
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raw material

Raw material Synonyms, Raw material Antonyms | …

Residual value External links:

Residual Value – Video | Investopedia

Residual Value – BMW North America

Strategic sourcing External links:

[PDF]What is Strategic Sourcing? – University of Michigan

VCCS Strategic Sourcing Jobs Title

Supply-Chain Operations Reference External links:

[PDF]Supply-Chain Operations Reference-model

Supply chain management External links:

Logistics, Supply Chain Management and Order …

St. Charles Trading, Inc. | Global Supply Chain Management

Department of Supply Chain Management | Eli Broad …

Value chain External links:

[PDF]The Value Chain From Competitive Advantage , by …

Data Value Chain | Onvia

U.S. Global Value Chain Coalition

Vertical integration External links:

Vertical integration | The Economist