Analyst Insight: The construction industry is one of the least-digitized industries in the world, but times are changing. Leading firms are adding cloud-based technologies to improve collaboration between suppliers, haulers, and contractors, and to increase visibility within supply-chain processes, gaining greater efficiencies and productivity.
Analyst Insight: There’s a supply-chain renaissance underway for enterprises, whether retailer or product-centric suppliers, who rely on a network of partners. We call them the networked enterprise, and they require a new type of technology that’s driving the growth of supply-chain application networks. Yet there’s confusion about what supply-chain networks are, and how they might differ.
In recent years, supply chain has become a hotbed of innovation and a darling of venture investors. A series of new technologies has matured and brought new life to this historically rather stodgy space.