An Analytics Approach to Supply Chain Risk Management

August 23 2012

Risk management is no stranger to CFOs whose job it is to guard their companies against surprises and crippling business failures.  Much of that job is to measure the company's susceptibility to failure by constantly looking at the threatening factors, which are sometimes easily overlooked if accurate, update-to-date information is not available.  In many cases, that means looking below the surface of the topical data to underlying causes. 

About John H.

Mr. Hughes joined Silvon in 1995 and is responsible for managing Silvon’s strategic Predictive Analytics applications. He has also been instrumental in building and managing the Company’s strategic alliances and channels programs with IBM, Microsoft, complimentary application software solution providers and leading consulting organizations. Mr. Hughes brought 25 years of experience in the computer software industry to Silvon. As Marketing Director of Application Software for Chicago-based System Software Associates (SSA) now a division of Infor, he was responsible for positioning the company’s products in market and for SSA’s vertical marketing plan, competitive intelligence program, pricing and product positioning strategies. Prior to SSA, he was Sales and Marketing Director for Motorola, Inc., where he was responsible for developing, implementing and managing the sales, marketing and customer support operation for a start-up subsidiary specializing in industrial automation software. He was also employed over a ten-year period at Hewlett Packard in various management positions

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