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Supply chain planning and execution News
November 13, 2017
At the CPO Rising Summit, procurement experts discussed how procurement and supply chain will involve technologies like blockchain and AI, but some are skeptical this will happen soon.
May 15, 2017
The era of 3D printing and additive manufacturing may be just around the corner, but the industry needs to coalesce for it to grow to scale, according to panel at Rapid + TCT conference.
October 27, 2015
Oracle has added its Manufacturing Cloud and Planning Central Cloud to the SaaS suite for supply chain management. While Oracle touts the move, some analysts are more reserved.
June 27, 2014
In this week's news roundup, read about Dassault Systèmes' new traceability software for high tech, 3D Systems' scanner for iPad, and the growing focus on supply chain risk management.
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Are you driving toward the next industrial revolution? Industry 4.0 will transform the manufacturing landscape, according to experts. Here's how to get ready. Continue Reading
Industry 4.0, which refers to the fourth industrial revolution, is the cyber-physical transformation of manufacturing. Continue Reading
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In this Q&A, new SAP Ariba President Barry Padgett discusses the future of procurement and the experience he will bring to Ariba from his roles with the SAP SMB Group and Concur. Continue Reading
The industrial IoT landscape and the concept of Industry 4.0 both rely heavily on digital twins to push them forward. Here's some explanation of why that is. Continue Reading
A Dell survey finds strong belief that humans and machines will work as integrated teams within five years. ERP systems, especially inventory, will be top automation target. Continue Reading
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In some regards, the term big data management can be viewed as an oxymoron. In fact, oxymorons abound in this industry and society -- virtual reality, artificial intelligence, science fiction and awfully good, the ... Continue Reading
Getting real-time information on where goods are in a supply chain is commonplace with sensors and big data, but some firms use machine learning to predict more accurate ETAs. Continue Reading
Inventory -- although necessary -- is expensive to keep and needs fine-tuned management. Here's a look at why inventory optimization software can help. Continue Reading
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Autonomous vehicles are on track to change logistics forever. Some believe that might be a good thing for the environment. Continue Reading
Supply chain sustainability (SCS) is a holistic view of supply chain processes and technologies that addresses the environmental, social and legal aspects of a supply chain's components as well as their economic factors. Continue Reading
Over the years, managing supply and demand has become increasingly complicated. Here's a look at factors that influence today's supply chain risk assessments. Continue Reading