The latest news, analysis, trends and solutions for big data, blockchain and the internet of things (IoT) and their impact on supply chain management. Big data describes the large volume of data that inundates a business on a day-to-day basis and can be analyzed for strategic business insights. IoT is the means that collects and sends data from a range of “things” — anything from watches to fridges to cars — that are connected to the internet with sensors or computer chips. Learn how companies around the world are using big data, blockchain and IoT for supply chain optimization and competitive advantage.
Brian Alster, head of third-party risk and compliance solutions with Dun & Bradstreet, outlines the steps that procurement organizations should be taking to guard against a growing number of potentially devastating cyber attacks.
Amazon is working with a government counterfeit watchdog to conduct inspections of suspected fake goods at U.S. ports of entry — the company’s latest attempt to excise bogus products from its web store.