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Ramping Up Cybersecurity in the Age of Robots and Autonomous Vehicles

Ramping Up Cybersecurity in the Age of Robots and Autonomous Vehicles

We're at the dawn of a promising new age of autonomous vehicles and connected devices for supply-chain management. And with that cutting-edge technology comes the heightened risk of cyberattack.[more]


A Prescription for the Ills of Medical Supply Chains

A Prescription for the Ills of Medical Supply Chains

Waste in the use of high-value medical devices amounts to some $5bn year. No wonder healthcare costs are soaring.[more]


Why Supply Chain Has Taken So Long to Migrate to the Cloud

Why Supply Chain Has Taken So Long to Migrate to the Cloud

Supply-chain has gone to the cloud. The only question is: What took it so long?[more]


For Supply Chain, the Cloud Is Still on the Horizon

For Supply Chain, the Cloud Is Still on the Horizon

For all its promise of lower cost and easier management of software applications, cloud technology has yet to be fully embraced by supply chain managers.[more]


Emerging Markets and Diverging I.T. Strategies

Emerging Markets and Diverging I.T. Strategies

The condition of emerging-market economies seems to seesaw from week to week. But one thing remains constant: the failure of a lot of companies to shore up their supply chains in those countries with up-to-date information technology.[more]


I.T. and Merger Mania: Keeping the Ship Afloat

I.T. and Merger Mania: Keeping the Ship Afloat

Think of the typical corporate merger as the meeting of two ocean liners. It's tough enough to combine the crews. But how do you mash together two engine rooms?[more]


PLM Moves to the Cloud ... Gradually

PLM Moves to the Cloud … Gradually

The world of product lifecycle management (PLM) has been turned upside down by a raft of technological breakthroughs.[more]


Notes From the Oracle Value Chain Summit

Notes From the Oracle Value Chain Summit

Some random themes and thoughts to emerge from Oracle Corp.'s Value Chain Summit in San Jose, Calif. last week:[more]


Are Cloud Applications a Cybersecurity Threat?

Are Cloud Applications a Cybersecurity Threat?

To be a corporate I.T. professional today, you have to be obsessed with cybersecurity. A line on your resume should read "paranoid tendencies." Because somebody really is out to get you - or, at least, your company's proprietary information.[more]