Demand management promises the next generation of supply chain forecasting, however it can be a complex initiative involving a cascade of changes in jobs...
Author - Larry Lapide, Ph.D.
Dr. Lapide managed the launch of MIT's Supply Chain 2020 Project. He is currently an advisor to it, oversees CTL's Demand Management initiatives, and is responsible for its Strategy Alignment training workshops. He is also directs the research supporting the Demand Management Solutions Group (www.demandmanagementsolutionsgroup.com) ,a consortium of companies looking to advance DM strategies, principles and methods.
Dr. Lapide has extensive experience as a consultant, high-tech manager, software market analyst, and business researcher. He is a frequent presenter at supply chain events and has written numerous publications, including his co-authorship of a book on e-business and SCM. He has worked at AMR Research, Accenture, Data General and A.D. Little. Dr Lapide holds an SMEE from MIT and a Ph.D. in OR from the Wharton School.