Kinaxis Corporation

Kinaxis Corporation

February 22, 2010 08:00 ET

Kinaxis Co-Presents on Best Practices for Managing Supply and Demand

John Sicard of Kinaxis to Share Industry Insights at SCM World Live 2010

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 22, 2010) -

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On Wednesday, February 24th, an expert from Kinaxis, provider of the on-demand supply chain management service RapidResponse(TM), will be speaking at the SCM World Live 2010, the free-to-attend virtual event for cross-industry global supply chain executives. John Sicard, executive vice president, marketing, development and service operations, will co-present the session entitled, "Matching Supply and Demand with 'Sensible Sense and Responsive Response'".

Sicard, alongside Dr. Hau Lee, professor of operations, information and technology at the Stanford Business School, will speak to the timely topic of how organizations can manage supply and demand and implement immediate response to supply chain challenges. The presentation will answer questions including:

- How can we correctly interpret demand signals and make sense of them smartly?

- How can we enable the entire supply chain to react accurately and quickly?

- What are the key elements of agility?

- What value does responsiveness offer to the organization?

Other scheduled conference presentations highlight critical supply chain topics including supply chain visibility, lessons learned in the downturn, the supply chain of the future, simplifying the supply chain and supply chain collaboration.

Registration for SCM World Live 2010 is currently open. By registering for this virtual conference, participants can join the discussions from the comfort of their office. Speakers will invite participants to submit questions to make each presentation as interactive and informative as possible.

To register for this free event, please visit:

About Kinaxis

Let's face it; there is a gap between what you plan and what actually happens. With RapidResponse - an all-in-one, on-demand supply chain management service - you can close that gap and balance demand and supply on a continual basis so you can deliver what your customers want. Mid-market and enterprise customers are using RapidResponse to manage to their S&OP and revenue objectives despite the daily risks and volatility inherent in today's increasingly unpredictable world. You too can join over 30,000 users already realizing a competitive advantage by using technologies exclusive to RapidResponse for collaborative planning, continuous performance management, and rapid response to plan variances. For more information, visit or the Supply Chain Expert community at:

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