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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Are You Fit for Blockchain?

December 18, 2018

Blockchain is getting the attention of digital supply chain leaders everywhere. The technology has been described as a game changer that will maximize supply chain efficiency, security and transparency.

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The Golden Age Of Algorithms

November 20, 2018

Most people don't use the word algorithm every day. Many think it refers to lines of code or the latest Diplo beat. Yet, algorithms are ubiquitous and there is an increasing urgency of action around them.

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The Truth About Blockchain: Prove The Value

November 05, 2018

The hype surrounding Blockchain has set records both for the incredible level of noise and the revolutionary claims attached to this emerging technology. Yet, to my knowledge, there are almost no major corporate operations on Blockchain. There have been pilot projects to determine if the technology is viable at most major companies around the world. But most companies have not progressed beyond that stage and do not see a clear advantage over traditional systems and solutions.

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