Supply Chain Management (SCM)

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Pitney Bowes bets on digital logistics and APIs to move beyond meters

Like many companies of a certain age, Pitney Bowes is banking on software to bolster lagging sales in a world where ecommerce is gaining steam.

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Target CIO adds custom apps, fresh talent to fortify supply chain

At a time when consumers expect rapid fulfillment as they shop online and from mobile devices, Target is writing custom software to improve its supply chain operations.

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Machine learning: Cybersecurity dream-come-true or pipe dream?

Some security experts believe machine learning is a new Holy Grail for cybersecurity. Others dismiss it as over-hyped. The majority say it falls between those extremes, but is closer to the Holy Grail, and could revolutionize...

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The 'fog' of war and cloud implementations

There are many benefits of cloud-based accounting systems. After you've selected a new application you then begin the process of implementing the new solution. In order for your project to be successful, you will need to have a...

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Owens Corning can see customer orders at a glance

The manufacturer revamps IT to improve visibility into its supply chain and prevent late deliveries.

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CIO seeks to build the ‘killer app’ for logistics

From office space to agile development, Echo Global Logistics CIO Tim Kutz is driving process efficiencies and shaking things up in the IT department.

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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.

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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.

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