While supply chain managers and procurement leaders are well aware of the potentially dramatic impact of digital transformation on their operations, new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. ...
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As we move into 2017, global trade management executives need to brace against supply chain disrupters. This white paper highlights the downfalls of 2016 and reports the main features that need to ...

  Rob Sherman, Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook Rob Sherman, Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook has published a blog saying that Facebook will block the use of its data for ...

Companies are always looking for new ways to solidify their relationship with their customer base and grow. Some do a good job while others miss. New technology often helps, but is not always the ...
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The world of supply chain management is exciting, challenging and rapidly changing. According to supply chain managers and executive leaders at a Fortune 50 company, these five trends are affecting ...
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Nearly 20 percent of U.S. smartphone users have used a mobile payment app at a retail location, according to new mobile research from Parks Associates. The report, 360 View: Mobility and the App ...
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Let me start with something up front: Financial guru/stock analyst Jim Cramer clearly knows money, trading, stocks, bonds and financial market strategies and trends. No doubt about that. I would ...
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An article by Lora Cecere appearing on the Supply Chain Shaman website offers this warning:   Disruption in supply chain planning is happening. My angst is that it is not happening faster. We ...
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One of the major factors in retailers success in the future is their flexibility and ability to adapt to changing demands of consumers. This flexibility is provided by a technology and cultural ...

While the most successful enterprise IoT solutions include a strategy for operators to handle ongoing management of device collection in a simple and reliable manner, it can be a hurdle for ...

For today's consumers, omnichannel is their "new normal." They now shop and purchase anytime and everywhere. Power house ecommerce players, like Amazon, have made huge in roads in retail by selling ...
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In my last blog post, I outlined five ways that the Internet of Things (IoT) can help retailers drive down costs and how to get started. In addition to improving operational efficiencies, IoT is ...

Both the pace and nature of change within retail is progressing at a velocity unlike anything we have seen before. In our always on, want it now society, retailers are being challenged to meet ...
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Two people whom I personally consider thought leaders in the supply chain space write blogs about Supply Chain Management. They both wrote articles last week which got me thinking about the right way ...
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