Category: Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics

Coupa Software’s Assimilation of Llamasoft Technology

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update on business spend management Cloud platform provider Coupa Software. Specifically, we home in on a report of progress after Coupa’s acquisition of supply chain analytics technology provider Llamasoft in November of 2020.

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The Post Suez Scenario- Be Prepared for the Worst and Plan for the Best Likely

The Supply Chain Matters provides its third update and assessment in a matter of days on the ongoing global-wide disruptions involving industry supply chains, global transportation and logistics networks.

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Supporting Supply Chain Digital Transformation- The Need for a Phased Approach

In this Supply Chain Matters technology market education blog, we address paths to supply chain digital transformation and in partnering with technology providers that practice such methods. A known reality is that organizations will often seek different paths toward digital transformation. Pathways will include recognizing specific priorities related to business process change requirements, added agility concerning overall planning, and decision management needs among product demand and supply networks.

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More Evidence of Oracle’s Cloud Applications Momentum

In this Supply Chain Matters technology market education commentary, we highlight Oracle’s ongoing technology and applications strategies, the consistency of strategy and messaging and the consequent customer momentum.

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Availability of Supply Chain Matters Podcast Episode 11- Discussing 2021 Business Process and Technology Trends with Vinnie Mirchandani

The Supply Chain Matters blog announces availability of podcast Episode 11- Discussing Business Process and Enterprise Technology Trends with Vinnie Mirchandani.

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One Year Later- Global Supply Chains Responded When it Counted

Supply Chain Matters Blog Executive Editor Bob Ferrari pens an editorial reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the declaration of a global pandemic, and what that has meant to supply chain management teams.

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Bob Ferrari Speaking Appearances- What Industry Supply Chain Teams Should Expect in 2021

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights appearances by Founder Bob Ferrari, speaking to the topic of what supply chain management teams should expect in the coming year and how to be prepared.

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Nationwide Trucking Firm JB Hunt’s Decision to Adopt Adopting Google Cloud

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights nationwide trucking firm JB Hunt’s decision to adopt more sophisticated artificial intelligence capabilities and the implications of building technology arms race that impacts transportation networks and shippers.

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Supply Chain Tech Deals Off to an Accelerated Start- Project44 Again in the News

The Supply Chain Matters blog’s This Week in Supply Chain Tech features an acquisition by project44 as well tech investment news related to autonomous dring software in trucking, warehouse and distribution center robotics, and supply chain risk analytics.

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Lean Manufacturing for Today’s Customer-Driven Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Matters blogs provides a guest blog contribution from Richard Lebovitz describing how new Lean thinking, artificial intelligence and connected factory management will lead the new age of manufacturing.

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2021 Prediction: More Active Investment, IPO, or M&A in Supply Chain Tech Landscape

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, highlights a specific 2021 prediction for industry supply chains: Increased Investment, IPO or M&A Activity Within the Supply Chain Management Technology Landscape.

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Responses and Actions to Higher Global Transportation Costs

The Supply Chain Matters blog adds further dimensions of the actions that industry supply chain management teams must take to manage today’s exploding global transportation costs.

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