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How to Plan and Manage in Uncertainty and Volatility? Based on Reality and Facts, Duh! - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series articulated the acute need to bring supply chain planning and execution together so that enterprises can react quickly in an informed

how to manage customers  not yet sure quite how cloud-based and/or composite (service-oriented) applications intend to overcome the issue of different data models and different analytics. Without a doubt, there are ‘natural’ hand-offs between applications where this may make sense, such as between, for example, demand planning tools and TMS applications. But we are a long way from an  all-encompassing semantic data model that would make this endeavor highly scalable . Thus, unified supply chain platforms by individual

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

Customer relationship management (CRM) focuses on the retention of customers by collecting all data from every interaction, every customer makes with a company from all access points whether they are phone, mail, Web, or field. The company can then use this data for specific business purposes, marketing, service, support or sales while concentrating on a customer centric approach rather than a product centric. Customer relationship management defines methodologies, strategies, software, and other web-based capabilities that help an enterprise organize and manage customer relationships. Customer relationship management applications are front-end tools designed to facilitate the capture, consolidation, analysis, and enterprise-wide dissemination of data from existing and potential customers. This process occurs throughout the marketing, sales, and service stages, with the objective of better understanding one’s customers and anticipating their interest in an enterprise’s products or services. 

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