Chair of Production Management

Founding Member of Project Zebra

Prof. Dr. Arnd Huchzermeier has been recognized as founding member of Project Zebra

Today’s supply chain processes are inside-out and functional. While demand and supply volatility is increasing, organizations and processes respond but struggle to sense. The dilemma? The number and capabilities of sensors and analytics are growing, but there is no way to adapt existing processes to sense and quickly respond. As a result, only 1/3 of business leaders are satisfied with the status quo. Meanwhile, within the industry, there is a step-change in technology capabilities. New forms of analytics, the abundance of data coupled with the lower cost, and improved sensor capabilities offer promise. Still, the question is how to use new forms of data best and unleash value. The answer is a redesign of supply chain processes by business leaders. For more information see link.