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The power of influence

Wednesday, July 10, 2024 · Rosemary Coates
Supply chain influencers are responsible for shifting direction in strategy. Over the past 25 years, influencers have introduced analytics into supply chains to make better decisions for instance. But, we must use this power wisely.

Did your AI project fail because of the wrong AI?

Monday, June 17, 2024 · Norman Katz
AI is a piece of software that is not just one thing: it is a technology tool to do a job. Selecting the right software, and at the right point of the business process, is the key to getting software projects done and done correctly.

Why did my Amazon order arrive in a giant box?

Wednesday, May 29, 2024 · Rosemary Coates
Sustainability should be on every supply chain professional’s agenda and should include programs for suppliers, transportation, site location, warehousing, contract manufacturing, and packaging.

Is your quality management strategy behind the AI curve?

Thursday, May 23, 2024 · Arnela Iseric, research principal, Gartner
It’s crucial to understand which AI use cases to pursue and take a focused approach that is part of a strategy to achieve success rather than simply finding a “quick win.”

Humanoid robots’ place in an intralogistics smart robot strategy

Tuesday, April 16, 2024 · Dwight Klappich, VP analyst and Gartner Fellow with the Gartner Supply Chain Practice
The potential for humanoid robots is clearly alluring, but the pace of growth will be complex and gradual, says Dwight Klappich from Gartner’s Supply Chain Practice.

Tips for CIOs to overcome technology talent acquisition troubles

Monday, April 15, 2024 · Norman Katz
CIOs often turn over the job search process to HR or search on job boards, often with a jumbled job description. That may not be yielding the best candidates and exacerbating a talent shortage.

How one small part held up shipments of thousands of autos

Wednesday, April 10, 2024 · Rosemary Coates
The recent case of thousands of autos being denied entry to the U.S. over concerns of forced labor used by a sub-assembly supplier illustrates the need to improve scrutiny of the supply chain.

What Does it Take to be a Supply Chain Visionary?

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 · Bob Trebilcock
Kimberly-Clark Corporation was named this year’s Visionary Award winner at the NextGen Supply Chain Conference. KCC’s Scott DeGroot explains the story behind KCC’s success.



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