Digital Supply Chain Tools That Cut Costs, Delight Customers, And Boost Revenue

September 04, 2019

Over the next three years, the companies that are winners or losers in their markets will be determined by how well they DAAAB. DAAAB? That is what I call the collection of powerful new technology and management tools reshaping global supply chains. DAAAB stands for Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, Analytics—all the essential elements for a digital transformation that will ultimately produce Business Results.

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The Key To Unlocking The Power Of AI: Data Trading

April 05, 2019

One of the major hurdles companies face in transforming to a Digital Supply Chain is their inability to get data from customers and suppliers—or even from other departments in their own company. Nothing new, right? What is new is the idea of “trading data” to overcome that hurdle and use as a catalyst for Digital Supply Chain transformation. Let me explain.

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Five Resolutions For Supply Chain Leaders In 2019

January 16, 2019

As I wrote in my last column, 2018 was a banner year for supply chains. Companies across the globe found ways to grow revenue (not just cut costs!) through the digital transformation of their supply chains. Customers demanded more, and expected more, in terms of delivery accuracy, personalization and timing. Automation of routine tasks became commonplace and new technologies, like Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML) and Blockchain, were deployed. What can we expect to see in 2019? Will we see more of the same? Are companies picking up speed or losing momentum?

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