Forecasting & Demand Planning >> Editors' Blog
Blockchain is poised to take off in a big way in the aerospace and defense sector, if a new report from Accenture is to be believed.
The age of the omnichannel is all about options. Customers buying online should be able to receive their purchases in any way they choose — at home, work, a designated retrieval point, or direct from the store. Or so goes the theory.
Depending on how you look at it, the internet of things is either a treasure trove of data or a nightmare of information chaos.
When it comes to determining the optimal price of a product, component or raw material, artificial intelligence can do more than come up with the answer. It can help you to understand the questions you ought to be asking.
Selling apparel and other merchandise over the internet is difficult enough for retailers as it is. Now they want to make it even tougher on themselves.
Foremost in the minds of every supply-chain planner are those key words: What if?
In the age of analytics and Big Data, all customers are not created equal.
Worried about managing supply-chain risk? All you need is cash.
Artificial intelligence, for decades little more than a dream in the minds of behavioral scientists, is insinuating itself into every aspect of supply-chain management today. The latest incursion is taking place in the realm of sourcing.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
It only makes sense that The 3M Company, with a business model resting almost entirely upon technology, would eventually get around to applying it to the supply chain.
Supply-chain management today is very much a game of numbers. But the risk of getting lost in the math is real.
Lenovo Group Ltd. is the world's leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) of personal computers. So why is it determined to overhaul the way it sells and markets product?
With 2016 coming to a close, it's time for another helping of supply-chain predictions for the year ahead, courtesy of the San Francisco Roundtable of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.
Say goodbye to the era of free trade.