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 apo versus manugistics


How Much Supply Chain Optimization Do We Really Need? - Part 1
My recent series on how to plan and manage in uncertainty and volatility (which conditions have become the “new normal” in many sectors and industries) has

apo versus manugistics  part of the SAP APO name, and if so then why have a separate SCRM solution? Also, given that SAP HANA in-memory capabilities are embedded in almost everything within SAP (see TEC’s article entitled  “SAP HANA - One Technology to Watch in 2012 ), why not use HANA for responses management as well? Kinaxis’ take here is that columnar  in-memory databases (IMDBs)  like HANA are not necessarily the best design for handling concurrent what-if scenarios by thousands of users. Instead, nearly three

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How Much Supply Chain Optimization Do We Really Need? - Part 2


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