It has been widely agreed upon that a company’s Supply Chain must create value. However, to master throughly one’s Supply Chain turns out to be far more complicated than what the theory specifies.
Relying on 25 years of experience in industry practices – including 15 years within or at the head of consulting firms – Sonia Daviaud created Decision Value, a consulting firm specialized in Supply Chain Management, aiming at assisting its clients to design and implement their Supply Chain and to help solve related issues.
You are trying to implement or redefine your Supply Chain? You face difficulties to reach your operating performance targets (under optimized demand management, excess inventory, unsatisfied customers, unused capacities…)? You are not getting the most of your customers and suppliers?
Decision Value will assist you to develop a pragmatic approach, fully integrating your operating constraints and result oriented. Operationally involved by your side, we identify together improvement priorities, before designing the processes, organization and related tools which will help you reach successfully your targets.
Point of View - September 5th 2016
The origins of Project Management
Even if project management is a model which has been fully developed in the 50s, experts agree to say it first appeared with the construction of Florence Cathedral’s dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi in 1418. He was one of the first to clearly distinguish the design phase from the implementation phase.
The project management skill has long been developed within major IT projects by integrators, without transfer to the operations world. However, heavy manufacturing for small series has quickly understood the challenge to master project management in order to put under control the project realization time to limit the costs of complex projects ... and this is why increasingly sophisticated Project Management software tools have quickly emerged. Nevertheless many projects still get out of control, lacking of a proper project management ... How come?
According to the moralist Vauvenargues, "Project science should be to prevent the execution issues." Thus, often a project fails because of inefficient Project Management.