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Inside
September 26, 2019

SupplyOn sets the stage for agile development in the next six sprints

Matching themes: agile organization, Lace Team, SAFe

Engaged collaboration and discussions form the core element of the quarterly PI Plannings that set the course for our agile software development in the coming weeks
Engaged collaboration and discussions form the core element of the quarterly PI Plannings that set the course for our agile software development in the coming weeks

“I have two user stories here with a total of 12 Story Points, which I cannot take care of in my team,” Martin Weber, Product Manager, says to his colleague. “It is part of a feature of SupplyOn Project Management, and your team knows all about it. Is there a chance you can help out?”

Conversations like this are the heartbeat of our PI (Program Increment) planning. Just recently, around 100 colleagues from 16 agile Scrum teams met again near Munich Airport to plan software development for the next twelve weeks. Read more

Inside
September 18, 2019

Why SAFe will make us a future-proof partner for our customers

Matching themes: agile organization, Lace Team, SAFe

When functional contraints hinder an organization's flexibility to meet today's fast changing requirements, it needs a re-design of its way of working. How the SAFe framework helps to enhance SupplyOn's agility
When functional contraints hinder an organization’s flexibility to meet today’s fast changing requirements, it needs a re-design of its way of working. How the SAFe framework helps to enhance SupplyOn’s agility

In an increasingly complex world, established organizations reach their functional limits and have to come up with new coping strategies. So does SupplyOn, a trusted and successful company network that connects more than 65,000 businesses worldwide. Read more

Inside
August 1, 2019

Delivering (even) better service with Design Thinking

Matching themes: Design Thinking, service quality

Design Thinking helps to overcome traditional ways of thinking and thereby find innovative solutions
Design Thinking helps to overcome traditional ways of thinking and thereby find innovative solutions

For us in China, too, Design Thinking is becoming an increasingly important approach to bringing products, solutions and services even closer to the customer. This is because Design Thinking opens up new perspectives and enables innovative solutions by addressing people’s essential needs. Read more

Inside
May 23, 2019

Bug stop with internal crowdtesting

Matching themes: Crowdtest, user experience

The internal crowd test benefits everyone: product, users and employees (Photo: Researcher's workshop)
The internal crowd test benefits everyone: product, users and employees (photo: research workshop)

Cool music comes out of the speakers. And yet concentrated silence reigns. Many colleagues sit around the large conference table – working student next to manager, product developer next to consultant next to support staff. Everyone is engrossed in their screens, clicking and typing. In between a chat, some jokes or nibbling at sweets. But never do they lose sight of their goal: Finding a bug. Read more

Inside
February 20, 2019

SupplyOn China receives Schaeffler’s Best Project Team Award

Matching themes: 3PL, China, consignment warehouses, external warehouses

Surprise celebration: Schaeffler China honors the 3PL project team
Surprise celebration: Schaeffler China honors the 3PL project team

SupplyOn China recently received the Best Project Team Award from Schaeffler for its 3PL project. The project was started in August 2018, with the first wave being completed in mid-December. Further two waves are in roll-out. In the first step, 30 external warehouses will be connected. This number will continue to rise in the future.

The 3PL project represents a considerable improvement for Schaeffler: Read more

From the Community, Inside
July 17, 2018

2nd Siemens Suppliers’ Day – SupplyOn: Ecosystem live

Matching themes: Digital Supply Chain, digital transformation, Ecosystem, Purchase to Pay

DThe second Siemens SupplyOn Suppliers' Day was once again a living ecosystem: lively discussions on digitizing the supply chain
The second Siemens SupplyOn Suppliers’ Day was once again a living ecosystem: lively discussions on digitizing the supply chain

Following last year’s successful premiere, Siemens once again invited its suppliers to exchange experiences with SupplyOn. And over 60 participants came to Freising on 26 June to advance the digitization of the supply chain. Read more

From the Community, Inside
May 12, 2017

Siemens–SupplyOn Suppliers Day: Collectively driving digitalization

Matching themes: Digital Supply Chain, digital transformation, digitalization, supplier collaboration

More than 60 participants discussed the digitalization of the supply chain at the first joint Suppliers Day by Siemens and SupplyOn
More than 60 participants discussed the digitalization of the supply chain at the first joint Suppliers Day by Siemens and SupplyOn

“Help shape the future with us”. This call to action greeted over 60 participants at the first Siemens and SupplyOn Suppliers Day. Together with the German Federal Logistics Association (BVL), the two companies invited participants to share their experience of supply chain digitalization in Freising on May 4th. Read more

From the Community, Inside
April 10, 2017

SupplyOn Rail Industry Council: The railway community

Matching themes: Digital Supply Chain, RailSupply, Railway industry

The driving forces behind the digitalization of the rail industry's supply chain: Bombardier, Faiveley, SBB and Siemens together with SupplyOn
The driving forces behind the digitalization of the rail industry’s supply chain: Bombardier, Faiveley, SBB and Siemens together with SupplyOn

SupplyOn has always made collaboration a top priority. But this includes much more than partnerships between companies and their suppliers. The concept of community is also a key element for these alliances. We develop solutions not just for an industry, but also together with the industry.

As part of this commitment, we created the Rail Industry Council last year. Its main objective is Read more

Inside
January 11, 2017

SupplyOn expands range of solutions with acquisition of newtron

Matching themes: indirect procurement, procurement

SupplyOn has joined forces with newtron to expand its expertise in indirect procurement
SupplyOn has joined forces with newtron to expand its expertise in indirect procurement

The trend is shifting towards fully integrated purchasing solutions. It doesn’t matter whether you are dealing with direct or indirect materials; all product groups should be procured through a standardized process to ensure that companies can operate as efficiently as possible.

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From the Community, Inside
January 22, 2016

SupplyOn ranks among the "TOP 10 EDI Solution Providers 2015"

Matching themes: EDI, WebEDI

EDIAt the end of 2015, SupplyOn was named one of the 10 most promising providers of EDI solutions by the highly respected trade journal Logistics Tech Outlook.

A panel of well-known CEOs, CIOs, risk capital providers, analysts and the magazine’s technology editorial board evaluated EDI solutions in terms of flexibility and cost effectiveness.

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