It Takes More Than a Village to Manage a Global Supply Chain

“IBM is bringing artificial intelligence and blockchain technology to bear on supply-chain management — with a twist,” says Robert J. Bowman. “What distinguishes this latest effort from previous software industry offerings, IBM says, is the manner in which it’s open to developers and third-party applications.” READ MORE at Supply Chain Brain

Blockchain is Vastly Overrated; Supply Chain Cybersecurity is Vastly Underrated

Cyberattacks are on the rise, especially in the supply chain. In recent years, 69% of firms experienced an attempted or realized loss of data due to a breach, according to Accenture, and only 24% of firms believe that their security is “state-of-the-art.” Does blockchain address all of the concerns of supply chain cybersecurity? READ MORE [...]

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 these new approaches, but IoT and blockchain actually make it feasible to adopt the new business models,” says Alan Griffiths. READ [...]

Blockchain for the Supply Chain: Reality vs. Hype

Blockchain promises to propagate key contract terms and payments. Robert J. Bowman says many companies are leaping at the opportunity to adopt it. Yet few have reached that goal. What’s holding up the train? READ MORE

Next Gen Supply Chain: Blockchain and Supply Chain Innovation

“A recent study conducted by the Digital Supply Chain Institute (DSCI) at the Center for Global Enterprise, in partnership with APQC, revealed that over one-third of supply chain professionals surveyed are either extremely or moderately unfamiliar with blockchain.” See why author Becky Partida says some supply chain organizations have started considering blockchain for their businesses, while [...]

By | 2018-04-13T21:32:59+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Blockchain, Blockchain Technology, Supply Chain|0 Comments
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