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Deloitte Blockchain Boss Departs to Build Ethereum Supply Chain

The man who helped turn Deloitte’s global blockchain practice into a $50m operation has left the company.[more]


Algorithms Are Coming for Their Jobs, So Workers Are Teaching Themselves Algorithms

When cybersecurity firm Malwarebytes started automating its quality assurance testing last year, it knew that the move could put more than four dozen employees out of work.[more]


Half of Employers Are Struggling to Find Procurement Talent, Report Says

More than half (56 percent) of employers said they have struggled to find procurement talent in the last 12 months, according to the 2018 CIPS/Hays Procurement Salary Guide and Insights.[more]


U.S. Is Way Behind Other Nations on Workers' Readiness for Jobs of the Future, Report Says

The United States lags behind other countries in readiness for an increasingly automated world, placing ninth on a ranking of 25 advanced economies, according to a new report from Swiss technology giant ABB.[more]


Webinar March 21: Today’s Top Supply Chain Threats and Mitigation Strategies

Understanding geographic risk — and what it means to your supply chain — is key to long-term resilience. [more]


Supply Chain Innovation Awards: Submission Deadline Extended

You asked, and we’re listening. [more]


Business Schools Now Teaching #MeToo, N.F.L. Protests and Trump

Tim Vogus, a professor at Vanderbilt University’s business school, was stoking the debate in his classroom one day this fall, asking first-year M.B.A. students about one of the most successful, and controversial, companies of the day. On the syllabus was Uber, a case study in both sensational...[more]


Procurement Can Help Close the Gender Gap

Procurement Can Help Close the Gender Gap

The UN has launched a toolkit to help procurement professionals close the international gender gap by supporting women-owned businesses.[more]


Status of Forests Is 'Dire' As World Marks 2017 Earth Day

They cover a third of the world's landmass, help to regulate the atmosphere, and offer shelter, sustenance and survival to millions of people, plants and animals.[more]


To Reduce Losses, Marine Insurance Group Suggests Testing Seafarers

North P&I Club is subsidizing the cost of an online seafarer evaluation program, part of a loss prevention effort that targets "officer quality and culture."[more]


U.S. to Launch Competition for Projects to End Modern Slavery

The United States will launch a competition in the coming weeks to find projects that will reduce modern slavery, which by one estimate affects nearly 46 million people around the world, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley announced last week.[more]


SML Group Plans Additional RFID Innovation Center and Pop-ups

Retail and supply chain technology company SML plans to open its sixth RFID solution innovation center in 2017, and to further its pop-up store deployments in an effort to educate customers about its radio frequency identification products. The firm opened a center in Texas in August of this year,...[more]


Connexus Events is Hosting the 2nd Annual Next Generation Corporate Universities Summit

By Nadeen Gboor 14th November 2016[more]


'30 Under 30' Award Now Open to Global Applicants

The 30 Under 30 Award, presented by ThomasNet.com and ISM to recognize contributions by young supply-management professionals, is now open to global applicants.[more]


Plus Location Systems Teams With Auburn University RFID Lab

Plus Location Systems, a provider of real-time location tracking and decision-support systems, is partnering with the Auburn University RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) Lab.[more]


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