Scott Nalick
Principal Industry Consultant

As a Principal Industry Consultant in the Global Manufacturing Practice at SAS, Scott focuses on driving the success of SAS Supply Chain solutions, including SAS Demand Driven Planning and Optimization. Prior to joining SAS, Scott worked for leading ERP and Supply Chain Planning vendors including SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, i2 Technologies, Manugistics and Servigistics in a variety of roles in sales and marketing. Scott holds an M.S. in Systems Management from U.S.C. and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Cal Poly SLO. He has over 12 years of hands on manufacturing experience in high tech, semiconductor, electronics assembly, aerospace and defense contracting. Alongside his professional life and family life with his wife and son, Scott invests spare time in regular sports activities such as bicycling, skiing and wake boarding as well as performing semi-professionally on the guitar.

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When everything is analytics, nothing is analytics...?

The widespread adoption of the term "analytics" reminds me of the evolution of the term "supply chain management." Initially the term focused on supply chain planning. It involved demand and supply balancing and the heuristics and optimization tools that came out of advanced planning and scheduling. Over time practically everything was included