Product Lifecycle Management >> Editors' Blog
It’s been 23 years since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began requiring "nutrition facts" labels on most food products. Is it time to do the same for disclosing the environmental impact of laboratory products?
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.
Meal kit delivery services are taking the internet by storm. But can they deliver a supply chain that makes economic sense?
There was a time when contract manufacturers performed one specific task: making products, usually of a high-tech nature, while staying well behind the scenes. But that time is long gone.
Regulation is usually viewed by the private sector as a burden. But sometimes it makes good business sense.
A "celebrity" chief procurement officer? Isn't that a contradiction in terms?
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.
Many Americans appear to believe that the exposure of their personal information on the internet is inevitable. But European regulators are having none of that.
All the technology in the world won't protect you against the myriad of events that can severely disrupt a global supply chain.
In the world of e-commerce, the packaging is more than just a box. It's meant to "inspire and inform" consumers.
When it comes to vetting suppliers, playing by the numbers might well be the best way to go.
It makes sense that a running shoe would stand for an increase in the speed with which manufacturers can "print" products on demand.
A lot of companies are falling short in their efforts to derive full value from the sales and operations planning (S&OP) function. But the main reason for their failure might surprise you.