Artificial Intelligence

Dell is creating an inclusive workforce thanks to LISA

Friday, June 14, 2024 · Brian Straight
Using AI, Dell has created a tool that allows deaf or hard-of-hearing employees to engage with company services without the need for a sign language interpreter.

Is AI ready for takeoff? Analysis finds only 11% of firms have gone beyond pilots

Thursday, June 6, 2024 · Brian Straight
While AI talk is dominating boardrooms, an analysis by Zero100 found that only 11% of companies have moved past the pilot stage with artificial intelligence projects.

Value chains need rewiring. Are manufacturers up to the task?

Wednesday, June 5, 2024 · Brian Straight
While strategic intent to rewire global value chains is there, many manufacturers are falling short, focusing on incremental change that will not be enough to remain competitive, a new report says.

NextGen Leader: Kory Jacobson

Friday, May 24, 2024 · Brian Straight
Kory Jacobson grew up with two educators as parents. That taught him the value of effort and education, two qualities that have driven his supply chain success.

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.”

Procurement best practices

Sunday, May 19, 2024 · Brian Straight
Procurement is transforming. Gone are the days of blindly spending with single suppliers, replaced by a complex network of diverse global suppliers. Gone are the days of procurement leaders “that just know what to do,” replaced by workers leveraging technology to fill in…

‘Purple People’ and the evolution of supply chain talent

Friday, May 17, 2024 · Sasha Koff
AI’s emergence and evolution is reshaping supply chain management. By embracing interdisciplinary approaches, aligning talent with technology, and acknowledging the benefits and potential challenges of technology deployments, companies can unlock new levels of efficiency and…

Tech investments bring revenue increases, survey finds

Wednesday, April 24, 2024 · Brian Straight
A new survey from Cleo found that 80% of businesses that invested in supply chain technology saw a revenue increase within a year as a result.

Top Performers Investing in, Benefitting from AI

Monday, April 1, 2024 · Brian Straight
Top-performing supply chains are investing in AI/ML at twice the rate of lower-performing supply chains, and they are using those investments to drive business momentum, Gartner has found.

CPOs Pivot AI Focus from What’s Possible to Implementation

Thursday, March 21, 2024 · Brian Straight
More procurement leaders are trying to implement AI and automation into their operations, shifting gears from a what's possible to a how-to-implement strategy.

From Apprentice to Pro: AI’s workforce promotion awaits

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Brian Straight
Artificial intelligence is infiltrating the workplace in ways far beyond managing a robot workforce.

The Dawn of AI in Procurement: Unleashing a New Era of Efficiency and Insight

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Arjun Sharma
The promise of faster transactions, lower costs, and widespread executive buy-in are driving AI-powered procurement to deliver new efficiencies and insights.

Navigating uncharted waters for competitive advantage

Monday, March 4, 2024 · Chris Brumitt
Strategies for weaponizing supply chain/network management capabilities in uncertain times.

Harnessing generative AI for smarter supplier negotiations

Friday, March 1, 2024 · Elenna Dugundji, Andres Ayala, Ria Verma, and Thomas Koch
Project seeks to “place a data scientist in the pockets” of procurement professionals.

Innovating Supply Chain Higher Education with Generative AI

Wednesday, February 21, 2024 · Vince Castillo, Fisher College of Business, The Ohio State University
Using artificial intelligence in the classroom is not without concerns, but it also offers supply chain students access to an increasingly critical industry tool.



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