Supply Chain Management (SCM)

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Data analytics are ‘gold’ for pharmaceutical distributor

H.D. Smith is using cloud analytics software to get a better handle on its supply chain, allowing it to slice and dice inventory by profit margin and customer as well as track the shipping route of prescriptions and health and other...

Infor seeks to strengthen cloud footing with $675M GT Nexus buy

Its efforts in the retail supply chain could get an especially significant boost

Oracle extends cloud suite to cover entire order-fulfillment process

Two new additions flesh out the company's 'quote to cash' capabilities in the cloud

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4 ways retailers can improve supply chain management

Supply chain experts share their tips for tracking and expediting inventory in today’s ‘I-want-it-now,’ multichannel retail world.

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How Apple's outsourcing strategy created two giant competitors

Apple is well known for being one of the world's leading design companies but their outsourcing strategy inadvertently created two of their biggest competitors and two of the world's largest technology companies.


Why Johnnie Walker joined the Internet of Things

With the help of printed electronics and an Internet of Things smart product platform, beverage giant Diageo is equipping its Johnnie Walker Blue Label whisky with smart bottles.

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9 Must-See Enterprise Products From DEMO 2014

Countless fledgling companies showed off new products and services in Silicon Valley last week at DEMO Fall 2014, but these nine enterprise products stood out from the pack.

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IT Through the Lens of the Business: Social Supply Chain

Social Supply Chain is one of the most vivid examples of the need for enterprise IT to develop double- and triple-deep skills to avoid disintermediation by the business and other service centers.

Cloud Hub Is a Good Fit for Footwear Company

An online supply chain platform helps Wolverine Worldwide integrate a major acquisition and become more agile

Retail Must Reinvent Itself for the Omnichannel Future

IDG Communications CEO Michael Friedenberg offers his take on the latest IDC predictions about retail customers, big data, supply chain and more 

Online Lingerie Seller Claims JDA Software Didn't Provide Even the Bare Necessities

Mergers and acquisitions can have an impact on deals based on product road maps, analyst says

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