Articles 2017-11-30T02:50:29+00:00

How Industrial IoT Impacts Today’s Supply Chains

“The industrial IoT will play an important part in the evolution of supply chains from linear point-to-point models to network or circular models. Business efficiency, sustainability and regulatory pressures are causing many companies to investigate [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Blockchain, Blockchain Technology, Internet of Things, IoT, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Next Generation Procurement Model

Taking advantage of the opportunities offered by today's fast-changing technological landscaperequires procurement functions to blend these advances with activities for value enablement, capturing and sustainment, explains Khushalani, Woodcock and Mercker, partners at McKinsey & Company. “They [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Procurement, Procurement Transformation|0 Comments

Exclusive from JDA: Making the Autonomous Supply Chain a Reality

An autonomous supply chain can help businesses respond with immediacy and decisiveness, says Girish Rishi, CEO of JDA. “This technology is designed to deliver on-demand, navigate disruptions months in advance and help keep your business [...]

By | May 21st, 2019|Categories: Autonomous Supply Chain, Supply Chain|0 Comments

The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Some Supply Chain Managers Just Don’t Get It

“The source of competitive advantage is about to change, and your current strategy is most likely going to kill your business unless you prepare,” warns Michael Gravier of Bryant University. “Most supply chain leaders don’t [...]

Digital Transformation Helping Procurement to “Do More with Less”

The Hackett Group found there is still significant need for procurement to address its critical development priorities for 2019. This includes improving analytical capabilities, aligning skills and talent with business needs, leveraging supplier relationships, enhancing agility [...]

By | April 25th, 2019|Categories: Procurement, Procurement Transformation, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management|0 Comments