Category: Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics

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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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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Supply Chain Matters Guest Contribution: Data Science in the Supply Chain: Accessible, Affordable, and Effective

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a guest contribution from Josh Miramant, CEO of Blue Orange Digital. With the increased accessibility and affordability of advanced technologies such as data analytics, AIn and Machine Learning, the supply chain industry is being changed forever. These technologies are helping companies reduce operational costs, increase productivity, and drive revenue growth.

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Supply Chain Matters Founder Bob Ferrari a Recent Guest on Kinaxis Podcast

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a newly recorded Kinaxis Big Ideas in Supply Chain podcast, featuring supply chain technology industry analyst and Executive Editor Bob Ferrari, conversing on the strategies for supply chain planning during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Prioritizing Applications Software and Technology Investments for the COVID-19 New Normal

In this Supply Chain Matters business process and technology focused commentary, we assess the supply chain management implications brought to reality by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and all to likely business and operational planning challenges in navigating decision-making needs during very uncertain and constantly changing industry and business environments.

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Featuring April 17 2020 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our April 17 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 FarEye, WorkJam, SourceDay and

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Perspective on Multi-Industry Supply Chain Management Strategy in the Post COVID-19 Era

Supply chain technology industry analyst Bob Ferrari provides a Supply Chain Matters blog editorial commentary addressing multi-industry supply chain management concepts in the post COVID-19 era in areas of strategy, business process and advanced technology.

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