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For chipmaker NVIDIA, accurately forecasting customer demand is essential for business. Knowing consumer trends in the electronics industry allows the company to position its inventory levels accurately. If demand dips, NVIDIA could lose millions of dollars from excess inventory. To help, the company turned to SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization, SAP BusinessObjects solutions, and SAP BusinessObjects Web Intelligence.
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by Davin Wilfrid
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Growing a healthy business is like growing a healthy garden — you need the right amount of sunlight in just the right spots. Using the right SAP NetWeaver Portal and SAP BusinessObjects tools, the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company was able to build a robust workbench to illuminate the right data for the sales staff.
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by Rebecca Newell, SAP
SAPinsider - 2010 (Volume 11), April (Issue 2)
Rise above the hard realities of today’s global supply chains by improving your operational inventory targets. Uncover three best practices for inventory optimization, and learn how to leverage SAP Enterprise Inventory Optimization by SmartOps to revitalize your supply chain operations.
by Glenn van Rooyen, SAP Team Manager (APO and SD Machines), Barloworld Equipment (June 2010)
SCM Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 5
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SCM Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 5
Learn how to use radio frequency-enabled mobile scanning devices in your day-to-day warehouse operations to improve efficiency and throughput, increase data accuracy, and boost storage capacity and warehouse organization.
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SCM Expert - Volume 8 (2010), Update 3
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