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Transforming the Supply Chain

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“A high-functioning, flexible and agile supply chain is increasingly critical to business success,” asserts Donna Fritz, Vice President of Marketing … Continued. The post Transforming the Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Defining the Digital Supply Chain is no Easy Task

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There is a general consensus among analysts that businesses organized around industrial age principles need to transform into digital enterprises … Continued. The post Defining the Digital Supply Chain is no Easy Task appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Blockchain Technology: Silver Bullet or Simply Buzz

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“Blockchain technology stands poised to rewrite how business is conducted if its potential is achieved,” declares Thor Olavsrud (@ThorOlavsrud).[1] 1] But … Continued. The post Blockchain Technology: Silver Bullet or Simply Buzz appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Businesses Embrace Artificial Intelligence

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Nearly half (48.5%) of executives surveyed by Narrative Science indicate that “automated communications that give business audiences data they can … Continued. The post Businesses Embrace Artificial Intelligence appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Leveraging Supply Chain Data for Competitive Advantage

What does it mean to become a digital business or digital supply chain?

Industry 4.0: The Fourth Industrial Revolution

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“As an industry,” writes Kimberly Knickle (@kimknickle), Research Vice President at IDC Manufacturing Insights, “manufacturing is ‘hot’ ”[1] She reports that … Continued. The post Industry 4.0:

Artificial Intelligence and the Digital Path to Purchase

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Over a dozen years ago, Steven Spielberg’s movie Minority Report introduced viewers to a future in which marketing and advertising is … Continued. The post Artificial Intelligence and the Digital Path to Purchase appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Growing Risks Require Resilient Supply Chain Risk Management Process

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“There is general unease about the state of the global economy with its increase in operational risk,” writes the staff … Continued. The post Growing Risks Require Resilient Supply Chain Risk Management Process appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Industry 4.0 — Facing the Coming Revolution

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“With disruptive forces of change so pervasive around the world,” writes Jeff Dobbs, Global Sector Chair for Industrial Manufacturing at … Continued. The post Industry 4.0 — Facing the Coming Revolution appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

CIO: Here's Why Analytics is Eating the Supply Chain

Life science companies are adopting innovative cloud technology to provide a single source of truth for end-to-end supply chain decision-making.

The Coming Industrial Revolution: The Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

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“Imagine a world,” writes Mary Shacklett (@MaryShacklett), President of Transworld Data, “where smart systems, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, and … Continued. The post The Coming Industrial Revolution: The Internet of Things and Industry 4.0

Big Data Analytics are Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management

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In his two decades of consulting on supply chain management matters, Steve Banker (@steve_scm), Service Director for SCM at ARC … Continued. The post Big Data Analytics are Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The Digital Supply Chain Imperative

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“Supply chain is one of the last places where you have all of these analog problems,” asserts Trae Stephens (@traestephens), … Continued. The post The Digital Supply Chain Imperative appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Industry 4.0: How Long will the Revolution Take?

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“Imagine a world,” writes Mary Shacklett (@MaryShacklett), CEO of Transworld Data, “where smart systems, Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, and … Continued. The post Industry 4.0: How Long will the Revolution Take? appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Build a future-proof Supply Chain with Self-Service Advanced Analytics

Find out how GE, Monsanto, Pirelli, Siemens, and UPS leverage supply chain data to drive a competitive edge in this new Gartner report.

Trends 2016: Manufacturing

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A couple of years ago, Jeff Dobbs, KPMG’s Global Sector Chair for Industrial Manufacturing, wrote, “The challenges of the past … Continued. The post Trends 2016: Manufacturing appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

2015 Predictions: Digital Marketing

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One area in which you can find a wide variety of predictions is digital marketing. The reason for all this … Continued The post 2015 Predictions: Digital Marketing appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Business Digital Path to Purchase Supply Chain Targeted Marketing Technology

Baby Boomers: Targeted Market with an Expiration Date

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Most current articles about targeted marketing focus on landing millennial (aka Generation Y) consumers and some articles even looking further … Continued. The post Baby Boomers: Targeted Market with an Expiration Date appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Cognitive Process Automation is needed in the Cognitive Era

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“The automation of knowledge work will be this decade’s engine of growth,” according to the Institute for Robotic Process Automation … Continued. The post Cognitive Process Automation is needed in the Cognitive Era appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The Modern Supply Chain: Present and Future

The external manufacturing environment is a highly dynamic, ever-changing landscape. The supply chain must both anticipate and adapt to that change.

Supply Chain Analytics and Digital Enterprise Transformation

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“Supply chain industry leaders have access to more information today than ever before in history,” writes Adam Robinson (@TweetsByARob). “As … Continued. The post Supply Chain Analytics and Digital Enterprise Transformation appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The Internet of Things will Change the World Once Devices Start Communicating

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“The potential for the Internet of Things is huge,” writes Thomas Wadlow. “From water sensors that remind you to water … Continued. The post The Internet of Things will Change the World Once Devices Start Communicating appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Without the Internet of Things there is no Industry 4.0

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“By 2020,” Bob Violino (@BobViolino) reports, “more than half of major new business processes and systems will incorporate some element … Continued. The post Without the Internet of Things there is no Industry 4.0 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool

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Predictive analytics is a topic you are likely to hear a lot more about in the years ahead. Predictive analytics … Continued. The post Predictive Analytics becoming a Mainstream Business Tool appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Balancing Priorities in the Supply Chain: How Data Discovery Reveals Unseen Associations and Opportunities

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.

Secure Supply Chain Transactions Using Blockchain Technology

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“Certainly you’ve heard of bitcoin,” writes the Spend Matters team. “But do you know about blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin? … Continued. The post Secure Supply Chain Transactions Using Blockchain Technology appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Mainstreaming Machine Learning, Part 1

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“There is pressure in the enterprise software space,” writes Jorge Garcia (@jgptec), “to incorporate new technologies, both in hardware and … Continued. The post Mainstreaming Machine Learning, Part 1 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

How the Internet of Things Will Change the Supply Chain

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“A huge increase in the number of devices making up the Internet of Things (IoT) will have a significant impact … Continued The post How the Internet of Things Will Change the Supply Chain appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Connectivity Supply Chain Technology Web/Internet Internet

Customer Experience (CX) Highlights the Digital Path to Purchase

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Gartner analyst Jake Sorofman (@jakesorofman) reports that Gartner’s 2015 Marketing Spending Survey concludes, “Customer experience is the most pressing mandate … Continued The post Customer Experience (CX) Highlights the Digital Path to Purchase appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The Sustainable Supply Chain: Realizing Costs Savings and Increased Efficiencies Through Data Discovery

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain.

The Future of the Digital Path to Purchase

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The digital path to purchase has been growing for years. Laura Stevens (@LauraStevensWSJ) reports, “For the first time, consumers say … Continued. The post The Future of the Digital Path to Purchase appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Industry 4.0 is More than Hype

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Industry 4.0 (or or the Fourth Industrial Revolution) was the central focus the World Economic Forum earlier this year. As usual, … Continued. The post Industry 4.0 is More than Hype appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The Supply Chain and the IoT: A Match Made in Heaven

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“There is huge potential for countries to further increase their connectedness and prosper through trade, integration and technology,” states Ken … Continued. The post The Supply Chain and the IoT: A Match Made in Heaven appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

On the Digital Path to Purchase, CPG are Firms Moving Slowly

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“The consumer path to purchase has become complicated in the digital age.” ” asserts Kinga Hulewicz (@KingaHulewicz). “Consumers have become savvier, … Continued The post On the Digital Path to Purchase, CPG are Firms Moving Slowly appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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Machine Learning: A Quantum Leap in Forecast Accuracy for the Modern Supply Chain

Whether you realize it or not, Machine Learning is having a profound impact on your everyday life.

Cognitive Computing and Supply Chain Risk Management

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Earlier this year, Robert J. Bowman, Managing Editor of SupplyChainBrain, wrote about a discussion he had with Yves Leclerc (@wmpyleclerc), managing … Continued The post Cognitive Computing and Supply Chain Risk Management appeared first on Enterra Solutions.