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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.

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.

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Big Data and Cognitive Computing will Drive Digital Enterprise Transformation

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The term “big data” is likely to run out of steam as the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence … Continued. The post Big Data and Cognitive Computing will Drive Digital Enterprise Transformation 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?

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.

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.

Industry 4.0 won’t Bring Back Jobs; but Neither will It Eliminate Human Workers

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Manufacturing is on the upswing in the United States and that trend was in the making before the tortuous presidential … Continued. The post Industry 4.0 won’t Bring Back Jobs; but Neither will It Eliminate Human Workers 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.

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

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.

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.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Leading companies are constantly managing competing supply chain priorities.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

The sustainable supply chain is the future supply chain.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Preparing Businesses for the Unknown

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One of Enterra Solutions’® Board members, Benn Konsynski (@Konsynski), the George S. Craft Distinguished University Professor of Information Systems and … Continued. The post Preparing Businesses for the Unknown appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

Big Data and Technology are Changing the Face of Agriculture

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“When you think of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, you might think of high tech fields like Nanotechnology or microchip … Continued. The post Big Data and Technology are Changing the Face of Agriculture appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

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.

Digitizing the Extended Supply Chain: How to Survive and Thrive

The digital economy is upending all industries and processes, placing a premium on speed, customer satisfaction, personalized products, and collaboration.

A Call to Arms for the Supply Chain Revolution

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One of our mottos at Enterra Solutions® is “Revolution not Evolution.” ” Bill DuBois, Director of Marketing Content at Kinaxis, appears … Continued. The post A Call to Arms for the Supply Chain Revolution 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.

Machine Learning: A Primer for the Technically Challenged, Part 1

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“In the age of data science,” Shelly Palmer (@shellypalmer), Managing Director of the Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures, writes, … Continued. The post Machine Learning: A Primer for the Technically Challenged, Part 1 appeared first on Enterra Solutions.

The Changing Food Landscape

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“We are obsessed with food,” states a report from Acosta. “We research how ingredients are grown; we share photos of … Continued. The post The Changing Food Landscape appeared first on Enterra Solutions. Agriculture Food and Drink Supply Chain

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5 Steps to a Smart Supply Chain

Industry leaders are 3.5 times more likely to take advantage of analytics. This drive toward intelligent business is redefining how organisations need to operate if they hope to be successful.