The City of Madrid and IBM, through its subsidiary INSA, announced the largest environmental services management project in Spain, designed to improve city life for all of Madrid's 3 million citizens. Using IBM's Smarter Cities technology, this initiative will help improve the delivery and efficiency of city services and provide citizens new tools to interact and communicate with the city council.
Analyst Insight: Buckle your seat belts. Supply chain planning, a mature and stagnant technology market, is changing. This change will not be gradual; instead, it is the redefinition of planning platforms. The value proposition is large; but not as large as the change management hurdles. To prepare, we have to learn, unlearn and prepare to relearn a new language and way of thinking. - Lora Cecere, CEO and Founder, Supply Chain Insights
Geographical information systems and advanced mapping tools will increasingly be used in the supply chain to map potential risks and mitigation strategies as well as to track people and assets inside the four walls, says Wolfgang Hall, global industry manager at Esri.
Is your company's new year resolution to be recognized for its top-of-the-line, cutting-edge accomplishments in the industry? Nominations for the 2014 Supply Chain Innovation Awards are open until March 10, 2014.