What a Difference Unified Data Management Could’ve Made: Some Takeaways

What a Difference Unified Data Management Could’ve Made: Some Takeaways
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In my over 13 years of experience working in manufacturing and in distribution, I was a Subject Matter Expert (SME) of the product, a Lean Sigma Black Belt and an expert user of the business systems. I loved running the business with data, be it for higher order fulfillment, better forecasting, inventory optimization or continuous process improvement. At one point in my manufacturing career, I was knee-deep in quite a few business systems: ERP, PLM, PCM, Product Design & Analysis Solutions, BI and Data Analytics. Now that I am sitting on the other side of the table providing software solutions rather than simply using them, I am able to see how a unified MDM platform along with a Smart PIM would have made a world of difference for me.

When common people become extraordinary- Bilbo Baggins, Shabari and my new Airbnb host

When common people become extraordinary- Bilbo Baggins, Shabari and my new Airbnb host
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“Every act of normal folk that keeps the darkness at Bay” – JRR, The Hobbit. In J.R.R Tolkien’s The Hobbit, Lady Galadriel asks Gandalf, “Why the Halfing.”  Gandalf replies saying, “Saruman believes that it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I’ve found. I’ve found it is the

What’s Six Sigma got to do with Marketing?

What’s Six Sigma got to do with Marketing?
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Everything is the answer! I first romanced with Six Sigma with a Green Belt Certification in my first assignment at my first job. Several years later I eventually obtained a Black Belt in Six Sigma from UT Austin. DMAIC is the foundation of Six Sigma. Continuous process improvement, inventory optimization, and supplier rationalization don’t happen without measurement, analysis, insights

Beyond Digital Transformation

Beyond Digital Transformation
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We often talk about how technology is disrupting business models. Beyond business models technology is truly disrupting and transforming human interactions. If it didn’t happen on social the event didn’t happen, that’s the mantra we live with. Social platforms have tapped into the psyche and have created this urge to share our lives with the digital avatars of our family and friends. Be it