Executive Briefs

Standing on the Shoulders of Robots

In today’s highly competitive global economy, fraught with demand volatility, uncertainty and risk, supply chain planners have never been more strategically important--but it’s tougher than ever to recruit planners with the right mix of technical and analytical skills and communications and interpersonal skills. The most successful companies are ‘outsourcing’ tasks to AI technology. In this brief we’ll show that when planners ‘stand on the shoulders of robots, they become happier and more productive, and their companies much more competitive and profitable.

Download the brief to learn:

  • Why planning is an ideal process for automation
  • How to tap into the power of machine learning
  • How to incorporate modeling, scenario planning and ‘digital twins’
  • Stories from companies that are enabling their planners with machine learning automation