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Employment History

SmartTime Software , Inc.

Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Vicor Corporation

Program Manager and Director of Quality Management
ITP Systems

Education

BS
Management Science
Massachusetts Institue

BS
Management Science
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Web References (128 Total References)


Quoin Inc. Vicor - Jahia CMS & Website

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- Doug Richardson, Chief Technology Officer, Vicor

Vicor - Jahia CMS & Website


As CIO of Vicor Corporation, ...

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As CIO of Vicor Corporation, Doug Richardson was charged with helping the company achieve two strategic objectives: improve on-time delivery of the company's products and reduce inventory levels. The Solution Starting in 1999, Richardson led a team that replaced Vicor's old manufacturing systems and a homegrown forecasting system with the PeopleSoft ERP system and SmartForecasts Enterprise.


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Doug Richardson

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Douglas W. Richardson Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer
Mr. Richardson has been in his current role since November 2000. From 1996 to 2000, he held the position of Director, Application Development, and from 1994 to 1996, the position of Manager, Computer Integrated Manufacturing of the Corporation. Prior to joining the Corporation in 1994, Mr. Richardson was a Program Manager and Director of Quality Management from 1982 to 1994 for ITP Systems, a subsidiary of what is now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, specializing in manufacturing automation systems. Mr. Richardson received a BS in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


As CIO of Vicor Corporation, ...

smartcorp.com [cached]

As CIO of Vicor Corporation, Doug Richardson was charged with helping the company achieve two strategic objectives: improve on-time delivery of the company's products and reduce inventory levels.

The Solution
Starting in 1999, Richardson led a team that replaced Vicor's old manufacturing systems and a homegrown forecasting system with the PeopleSoft ERP system and SmartForecasts Enterprise.
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"At first we thought something was wrong," stated Richardson. So Vicor did the forecast again with more demand history as input. Sure enough, SmartForecasts had spotted a trend that began in late 2001.
"The SmartForecasts results provided evidence that the post-9/11 business downturn had hit bottom," Richardson continued. "If SmartForecasts hadn't uncovered the upward trend, we wouldn't have had enough inventory on hand to meet demand."
The system has continued to deliver substantial results that put the company well on the road to achieving its strategic objectives. According to Richardson, on-time delivery performance (customer service level) has increased by 10 percentage points and, at the same time, inventories are down by 20 percent.


Douglas W. ...

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Douglas W. Richardson Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Douglas W. Richardson, Corporate Vice President, Chief Information Officer since November 2000. From 1996 to 2000, Mr. Richardson held the position of Director, Application Development and Manager, Computer Integrated Manufacturing of the Corporation from 1994 to 1996. Prior to joining the Corporation in 1994, Mr. Richardson was a Program Manager and Director of Quality Management from 1982 to 1994 for ITP Systems, a subsidiary of PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in manufacturing automation systems. Mr. Richardson received a BS in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institue of Technology.

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