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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 [...]

Innovation Strategies: Upcycling Can Take Sustainable Supply Chains Beyond Recycling

In 2018, British fashion house Burberry faced severe criticism when it burned approximately $37 million worth of unsold clothes, accessories and perfumes. In 2015 more than 16 million tons of textile waste was generated in the United States alone, and more than 65% was landfilled. Will upcycling help improve the supply chain’s environmental performance? READ [...]

By | 2019-10-08T15:54:35+00:00 October 8th, 2019|Supply Chain, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Upcycling|0 Comments

How Machine Learning is Transforming the Demand Planning Process

JDA research reveals that excess inventory is a growing problem for companies across all industries, and the associated costs of insufficient forecasting accuracy are staggering. “According to IHL Group, a research firm, in 2015 the cost to companies of overstocking was around $470 billion and of understocking $630 billion worldwide. Faced with growing supply chain complexity and [...]

By | 2019-10-08T15:37:27+00:00 October 8th, 2019|forecast, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AI is coming! AI is coming!

Actually, AI is already in the supply chain, explains Gary Forger. “AI is in demand planning, operational software, robotics and predictive maintenance. Early adopters may be leading the way, but, as you will soon discover, AI is not an opt-in decision. Instead, it will co-opt you.” READ MORE at Supply Chain Management Review

By | 2019-04-25T23:21:35+00:00 April 25th, 2019|AI, Artificial Intelligence, Supply Chain, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Beyond Cryptocurrency: Blockchain as a Value Creator and Connector

Most people recognize blockchain as the underlying technology for cryptocurrency. But for companies reliant on strategic partnerships or those seeking to increase the transparency of interactions between consumers or business partners, blockchain presents a world of possibilities, explains Vikrant Viniak, managing director at Accenture Strategy.READ MORE @ Supply Chain Management Review

By | 2019-03-15T19:53:20+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency, Uncategorized|0 Comments
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