Category: Prescriptive or Predictive Analytics

Revisit of Ferrari Consulting and Research Group 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains- Part Four

The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via the Supply Chain Matters blog, provides a Part Four self-assessment of prior 2019 Predictions for Industry and Global Supply Chains published at the start of 2019. We revisit and assess Prediction Seven, business focused prioritization of advance technology investments during the year; Prediction Eight, converging forces and disruption in global transportation and logistics; Prediction Nine, the ongoing positioning for global online retail dominance.

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New Research on Overcoming Supply Chain Planning Digital Transformation Challenges

The Supply Chain Matters blog addresses added evidence for overcoming challenges related to supply chain planning digital transformation, citing a recent industry survey and addressing factors to consider and overcoming roadblocks.

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The Digital Supply Chain and the Relationship of Geospatial Technology

The Supply Chain Matters blog interrelates Digital Supply Chain capabilities with the added application of geospatial technology in supporting process capabilities where the interrelation of precise geographic location and linkage to key information is highly important.

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China’s 2019 Singles Day Global Shopping Festival Kicks-Off This Weekend

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights that China’s annual 24-hour Singles Day shopping holiday kicks-off on November 11, anticipating higher amounts of shoppers seeking the best bargains. The event will be another test of online retail platform provider Alibaba and its logistics arm, Cainaio,

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Industry Supply Chains Should Be In Planning Modes for Preparation for Economic Recession

Supply Chain Matters blog Executive Editor Bob Ferrari opines to multi-industry sales and operations or integrated business planning teams that the signs of a looming global economic setback are flashing yellow and argues that now is the time to be in planning mode for pending recession.

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Implications of the Announced Llamasoft Partnership with JD Logistics

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights implications of this week’s announcement from supply chain network design and analytics technology provider Llamasoft’s announced a strategic partnership with JD Logistics which is the logistics business arm of China’s online retail platform

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August 9 2019 Edition of This Week in Supply Chain Management Tech

The Supply Chain Matters blog features our August 9, 2019 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. This edition features announcements related to Elemica being acquired by Eurazeo, the Nike acquisition of Celect and IBM and Chainyard announcing a new Blockchain technology initiative.

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Summary Highlights of the 2019 OpenText Enterprise World Technology Conference

The Supply Chain Matters blog, in the presence of Executive Editor Bob Ferrari, provides summary highlights from the OpenText Enterprise World technology conference held earlier this month. 

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Implications of This Week’s OpenText and Google Joint Partnership Announcement

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides initial commentary related to the expanded strategic partnership announcement involving enterprise technology providers OpenText and Google, including implications to Cloud IT landscapes.

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