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Supply Chain Management by Vinod V. Sople

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14

Information System and IT Enablement

Information is a source of learning. But unless it is organized, processed, and available to the right people in a format for decision making, it is a burden, not a benefit

 

 

—William Pollard

Chapter Objectives

To understand:

  • Designing supply chain information system

  • Characteristics of information system

  • Effective forecasting

  • Information for coordination of system

  • Information and SC integration

 

Re-engineering to Agility

The day-to-day running of any business depends on the information systems it deploys for collecting, analysing and presenting data from both internal and external sources. It is known to all that ‘information ...

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