Category: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technology

Announcing Published Research Advisory- New Rules for Supply Chain Insights, Collaboration and Resiliency

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, announces the general availability of a new technology focused market education Research Advisory: New Rules for Supply Chain Insights, Collaboration and Overall Resiliency. Operations and supply chain management teams now, more than ever, need to be prepared for a post-pandemic industry and business environment where change and disruption will likely be a constant.

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Market Entry of WMS Accelerator Technology Provider AutoScheduler.AI

The Supply Chain Matters This Week in Supply Chain Tech series highlights the market introduction of WMS Accelerator technology provider AutoScheduler, a provider of WMS Accelerator technology representing a new approach for leveraging existing Warehouse Management System (WMS) technology.

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Aquiline Drones Expands Operations and Launches Commercial Drone Pilot Program

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update on U.S. based Aquiline Drones, now indicating to be one of the fastest growing full-service drone companies in the U.S. and now recruiting both additional staff and launching a commercial drone pilot training program.

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The Advent of the WMS Accelerator- Part One

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides Part One of a multi-part series of blog commentaries focused on a more emerging trend related to traditional Warehouse Management System (WMS) applications, the need for what we term as the WMS Accelerator.

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How to Leverage Technology in Responding to COVID-19 Challenges

The Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to a podcast that addresses how to leverage technology in responding to COVID-19 challenges and how industry supply chains can eventually be prepared in whatever turns out to be the new normal.

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Featuring August 8 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our August 8 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech, a brief synopsis of noteworthy supply chain management focused technology news which we believe would be of specific interest to our global-based blog readership. Included in this edition are noteworthy announcements and/or developments related to GE Aviation, Ernst and Yong,Tive, Blue Yonder, Bristlecone, Resilinc, CreditRisk Monitor, ISMS Applications, KBX Logistics.

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Highlights of Oracle’s Fiscal Q4 and Full Year Performance- New Signposts

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides highlights of from last month’s report of both fiscal Q4 and full-year FY20 financial performance by Oracle Corporation. We do so because what was reported by Oracle senior executives is somewhat indicative of how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the demand for Cloud based infrastructure and applications systems, by the observation of Oracle.

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Amazon’s Acquisition of Zoox- All about Robotic Taxi Delivery

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides commentary and perspective to the announcement by Amazon that the global online buying retailer will acquire autonomous driving technology provider Zoox for an estimated price of $1.2 billion.

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Highlights of the Kinaxis Planning for the New Normal Online Event

The Supply Chain Matters blog shares highlights of the Kinaxis Big Ideas in Supply Chain Conference- Planning for the New Normal online event held last week.

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Kinaxis Announced Acquisition of Rubikloud Technologies- Enhanced Machine Learning and Retail Industry Presence

Supply chain management technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari highlights the announced acquisition by supply chain planning technology provider Kinaxis of artificial intelligence technology provider Rubikloud Technologies providing readers additional background and initial perspectives related to this move.

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Conversation with JAGGAER and the Importance of End to End Information Integration

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a conversation with a Senior Vice President for Customer Engagement at JAGGAER. Our conversation focused on procurement’s role in near, mid, and longer-term windows of direct procurement strategies, with a particular emphasis on why procurement teams must be able to influence more timely decision-making needs in end-to-end supply chain management.

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COVID-19 Learning- The Changing Requirements for Automated Online Customer Fulfillment

The Supply Chain Matters blog addresses how the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has already provided meaningful lessons regarding the future requirements and automation needs of online driven customer fulfillment. Contrasting approaches involving total automation of customer fulfillment processes, to that of Autonomous Mobile Robots that enhance worker efficiencies and productivity are explored.

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