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Hamlet for the modern supply chain professional

To MRP, or not MRP, that is the question:
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer
The slings and arrows of forced forecasts
Or to take arms against them, to see demand as it is
And by opposing end the madness. To guess – to forecast,
No more; and by planning to say we end
The heart-ache and the thousand inventory shocks
That this era is heir to: ’tis a consummation
Devoutly to be wish’d.

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Originally posted here.

Thanks to Orchestr8 (and Shakespeare!) for creating this poem.

About the author

Fabrizio Fantini is the brain behind Evo. His 2009 PhD in Applied Mathematics, proving how simple algorithms can outperform even the most expensive commercial airline pricing software, is the basis for the core scientific research behind our solutions. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and has previously worked for 10 years at McKinsey & Company.

He is thrilled to help clients create value and loves creating powerful but simple to use solutions. His ideal software has no user manual but enables users to stand on the shoulders of giants.

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