• Five key takeaways from my session at the AI Supply Chain Summit in March 2021 The concept of a digital twin...
    Matt Tichon
    Matt Tichon
    VP of Industry Strategy, Coupa

    Matt Tichon is the Vice President of Industry Strategy at Coupa, where he serves as a thought leader for the Digital Supply Chain Twin, advanced analytics, and applied AI. With a long history of leading supply chain transformations, he leverages his 25 years of experience in executive and senior-level supply chain roles spanning consulting, technology, manufacturing, and distribution — and is one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2021's Pros to Know.

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    The Digital Supply Chain Twin: An Imperative for Supply Chain Resiliency & Relevancy
  • What is the real cost to meet customers’ specific needs? How much will it cost to increase service levels or introduce...
    Coupa
    Read time: 5 mins
    Cost to Serve: A Framework for Profitability and Customer Excellence
  • M&A as a business growth strategy could be on the rise in 2021, having a positive impact on economic recovery following...
    Coupa
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    3 Ways to Be Successful in Merger and Acquisition Activities with Supply Chain Design & Planning
  • Optimization, by definition, provides the single best answer given a prescribed set of inputs and a specific objective. The power of...
    Dan Kogan
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    Performing a Sensitivity Analysis in Network Optimization
  • With ongoing disruptive events adversely affecting supply chains and business trade, your avocado toast could be in danger! Move over apples...
    Coupa
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    5 Unique Aspects of the Avocado Supply Chain
  • With so much effort focused on cost minimization, modeling service can often be relegated to the backburner. However, the rise of...
    Dan Kogan
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    Modeling Service in Network Optimization
  • With the continued rise in supply chain complexities and market disruptions, formulating accurate demand predictions becomes a key element in supporting...
    Coupa
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    PECO Pallet Improves Forecast Accuracy and SI&OP with Demand Analysis Tool
  • Advancements in digital technology and the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) have changed the decision-making processes followed by modern business enterprises...
    Clara Quigley
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    How to Deliver AI to Your Business Users — Fast
  • I recently met with Stacy, director of demand planning at a large apparel company. The dinner conversation turned to the role...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    VP of Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software

    Dr. Madhav Durbha is the Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy Coupa Software, where his team helps customers and prospects solve various supply chain challenges. Prior to Coupa, Dr. Durbha held positions at LLamasoft, Kinaxis, JDA Software and i2 Technologies, Inc. With more than 20 years in the supply chain industry, Dr. Durbha has broad experience in strategy & process consulting, supply chain software, program management, software application development & deployment, machine learning and data science. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras.

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    Next Generation Forecasting on a Digital Platform
  • The holy grail of supply chain design is to have a high-fidelity ‘digital twin’ at your fingertips. From this living model...
    Dan Kogan
    Read time: 4 mins
    Automating the Model Building Process
  • While supply chain planning and execution get talked about quite a bit as the two pillars of supply chain management, the...
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    Dr. Madhav Durbha
    VP of Supply Chain Strategy, Coupa Software

    Dr. Madhav Durbha is the Vice President of Supply Chain Strategy Coupa Software, where his team helps customers and prospects solve various supply chain challenges. Prior to Coupa, Dr. Durbha held positions at LLamasoft, Kinaxis, JDA Software and i2 Technologies, Inc. With more than 20 years in the supply chain industry, Dr. Durbha has broad experience in strategy & process consulting, supply chain software, program management, software application development & deployment, machine learning and data science. He received his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Florida and his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras.

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    Supply Chain Agility — When Design Meets Planning
  • Hear from Coupa partner Grant Thornton about the changing role of the finance function in the face of disruption. Even without...
    Coupa
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    Supply Chain Design Tools: Optimizing Total Landed Cost in Uncertain Times
  • Meeting demand for fun-sized candies and trending costumes is only one grisly scenario supply chain professionals face. One thing Halloween can...
    Coupa
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    5 Scary External Factors for Supply Chains
  • A chat with Canadian Tire about design, AI-powered analytics, and building a culture of resiliency. Our VP of Industry Strategy, Matt...
    Coupa
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    Talking Supply Chain Design, AI, and Resiliency After COVID-19 With Canadian Tire
  • There has been a fundamental shift in the retail supply chain as commercial leverage has moved downstream from vendors to retailers...
    Matt Tichon
    Matt Tichon
    VP of Industry Strategy, Coupa

    Matt Tichon is the Vice President of Industry Strategy at Coupa, where he serves as a thought leader for the Digital Supply Chain Twin, advanced analytics, and applied AI. With a long history of leading supply chain transformations, he leverages his 25 years of experience in executive and senior-level supply chain roles spanning consulting, technology, manufacturing, and distribution — and is one of Supply & Demand Chain Executive's 2021's Pros to Know.

    Read time: 4 mins
    E-Commerce Cockpit for Your CPG Supply Chain Fighter Pilots