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Workshops for Warriors Trains Veterans for Additive Manufacturing Careers

Hernàn Luis y Prado, a U.S. Navy officer with combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, was upset over what was happening to returning veterans.[more]


Cattle Ranching Gains From IoT-Based Intelligence

Uruguayan startup Chipsafer has completed two pilots of an Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution to track the activities of beef livestock and prevent cattle rustling.[more]


What Are All These Blockchains and Crypto Assets Building?

What Are All These Blockchains and Crypto Assets Building?

A $140bn total crypto market cap. Goldman Sachs considering trading Bitcoin. Celebs launching tokens. Fidelity mining cryptocurrencies. Even North Korea mining them.[more]


Q&A: Start-Ups Use Technology to Redesign the Hiring Process

Iris Bohnet, a behavioral economist and professor at the Harvard Kennedy School, spoke to the founders of two behavioral design start-ups, Kate Glazebrook of Applied and Frida Polli of Pymetrics, for the latest on the algorithmic design revolution that is transforming hiring practices.[more]


Wal-Mart Says Its Online Sales Will Explode Next Year Amid War With Amazon

Wal-Mart expects little abatement in the pace of its torrid e-commerce growth next year, and the retailer's latest forecast sent shares up 2 percent on Tuesday.[more]


Top Six Challenges Facing Procurement

Top Six Challenges Facing Procurement

The evolution of procurement means that the function's success is no longer just about sourcing services and reducing cost.[more]


Too Many Happy Returns: The Struggle to Predict Reverse Logistics

The mostly unwanted gifts are piled in the corner, the relatives have slowly made their way to the airport and a mountain of dishes awaits attention in the kitchen. This is what late December looks like for most American consumers. But for logisticians, the holiday work is only half done - it's...[more]


Amazon Vowed to Make Whole Foods Cheaper. Let's See How That's Going.

Amazon.com Inc.'s takeover of Whole Foods Market began six weeks ago with a lot of fanfare about lower prices.[more]


Fighting Seasonality and Amazon, This Brand Built $100M Business on Fake Christmas Trees

Fighting Seasonality and Amazon, This Brand Built $100M Business on Fake Christmas Trees

Shortly after graduating from Stanford Business School, Thomas "Mac" Harman noticed his in-laws' fake Christmas tree didn't look much like the real thing.[more]


Three Accelerators to Drive Digital Transformation

Three Accelerators to Drive Digital Transformation

CIOs trying to lead digital transformation at the speed needed to succeed need a mix of three scale accelerators, according to Gartner, Inc. The three scale accelerators include: digital dexterity, network effect technologies and an industrialized digital platform.[more]


U.S. Navy Ship Provides Backup for Puerto Rico's Hospitals

Puerto Rico's medical system is still struggling to recover from the effects of Hurricane Maria. [more]


Opinion: Machine Learning in the Digital Supply Chain Isn't New

Opinion: Machine Learning in the Digital Supply Chain Isn't New

Machine learning has become hot this year and suppliers are investing research and development into using machine learning in the supply chain.[more]


Eco-Labeled Foods Face High Fraud Risk, Research Shows

Organic and eco-labeled food products face high risk of food fraud because they command a higher price, and the growing market for sustainable and premium foods increases the risk, according to market research group Ecovia Intelligence.[more]


This Blockchain Startup Ties Coffee to Crypto

This Blockchain Startup Ties Coffee to Crypto

If you dropped by Starbucks for a free cup of coffee on National Coffee Day, you would instead have been greeted by signs about the company's supply chain, ethical sourcing commitments, and support for coffee farmers.[more]


Here Are the Top 5 Perishables With the Fastest-Growing Demand for Air Cargo

During the current period of robust demand for air cargo services, some of the hottest commodities sold have come in the form of perishable goods. The exotic nature of some foods, plus a critically short shelf life, has made them the darlings of the airfreight world.[more]


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