Supply Chain 2030: Forge a New Path

Supply Chain Shaman

The Supply Chain Insights Global Summit is over, but we hope the energy to define Supply Chain 2030 is just beginning. As companies prepare for Supply Chain 2030, we think that it is time to rethink the basics. 2030 is 14 years in the future.

Cognitive Computing: Getting Clear on Definitions

Supply Chain Shaman

The decision support technologies that we use today–price management, trade promotion management, network design, supply chain planning, transportation planning, supplier risk management–are on the cusp of redefinition through new forms of analytics.

Five Trends That Excite Me!

Supply Chain Shaman

EDI is too cumbersome, and SAP Ariba’s focus, despite the marketing hype, is primarily on managing indirect spending. (My Suitable and instrumental for contract management and supply chain finance? Master data management and standards are the bane of B2B connectivity.

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Supply Chain Planning & Optimization Projections for 2018 - Back to the Future

Logility

When it comes to predicting the very dynamic supply chain management industry, those after year reviews can be quite amusing. The large number of major data breaches in 2017 has been the focus of many C-level meetings. 2018 will bring a renewed emphasis on security for supply chain facilities due to the growing awareness that data breaches can originate through almost any type of connected system and the fact that more facilities are being opened in unstable geographies.

Late Night Thoughts on Productivity, Efficiency and Global Supply Chain Effectivness

Supply Chain Shaman

We also confirmed the return of Tom Bonkenburg of St Onges, a leading expert on robotics and autonomous vehicles along with Gita Gopinath, a leading economist from Harvard on China and India to speak on Globalization versus Nationalism and the impact on Supply Chain 2030. It is late.

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Imagining the Supply Chain of the Future!

Supply Chain Game Changer

There are articles which describe what the future of Supply Chain will be like in 2020, 0r 2025, or even 2030. The same applies to data. Think about how much duplicate data entry occurs within a company to record various pieces of materials and product information.