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March 23, 2018
Blockchain is gaining ground in the supply chain and financial services, according to IDC, and other third-platform technologies are enabling the digitization of the economy.
March 12, 2018
SAP Ariba Live 2018 focused on the idea that businesses can use procurement technology to do good in the world; for example, by using supply chains to expose forced child labor.
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.
October 06, 2017
Oracle OpenWorld 2017 panelists describe moves from legacy systems and share lessons on what, for some, was first true use of ERP for integrated financials, sales and supply chain.
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Supply chain planning (SCP) is the component of supply chain management (SCM) involved with predicting future requirements to balance supply and demand. Continue Reading
Supply chain sustainability (SCS) is a holistic view of supply chain processes, logistics and technologies that addresses the environmental, social, economic and legal aspects of a supply chain's components. Continue Reading
Poor internal security procedures and a lack of compliance protocols -- especially for small suppliers -- can introduce cybersecurity threats into global supply chains. Continue Reading
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ERP systems are increasingly being connected to more and more things, including the AWS IoT button. This simple button, with the right use case, can streamline some processes. Continue Reading
Machine learning is being used to improve a wide array of business processes, including supply chain management functions. Here's a look at three areas it's helping the most. Continue Reading
The low-code/no-code movement is exploding as it puts app development into the hands of business users. One possibly overlooked area for this technology is the supply chain. Continue Reading
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Replenishment strategies, lot sizes, safety stock, reorder point planning and replenishment lead time are five factors in ERP that can ensure inventory remains at an optimal level. Continue Reading
Defining your company's security requirements and having a cyber-risk management program to evaluate third-party services can reduce the risk of attacks on supply chain software. Continue Reading
Performing penetration testing and engaging in red teaming are two ways companies can identify and evaluate cybersecurity risks to the software they use to manage supply chains. Continue Reading
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Customers expect to return purchases, which means you need to be proactive in your approach to reverse logistics. Here are some things to think about. Continue Reading
Natural disasters, geopolitical tensions and unacceptable social or environmental practices can endanger supply chains, but the right tools can mitigate the risks. Continue Reading