Dwight Davis

Dwight Davis

Independent Writer, Researcher, Consultant

Dwight Davis has reported on and analyzed computer and communications industry trends, technologies and strategies for more than 35 years.

How to Transform Employees into Data Advocates

Successful Digital Transformation Requires Data Transformation

Successful Digital Transformation Requires Data Transformation

The digitization of most business activities – combined with cutting-edge IT technologies – promise many benefits. But first, you need a solid data foundation.

Assessing the Value of Corporate Data

Assessing the Value of Corporate Data

Data can deliver business value in many ways–from helping companies optimize operations to improving customer experience and loyalty. But the most valuable data also requires the most protection.

Smarter Decision-Making Via Augmented Analytics

Smarter Decision-Making Via Augmented Analytics

When paired with human expertise, tools using AI and machine learning can help extract the maximum value from digital data resources.

Finding the True Path to Maximizing Data Value

Finding the True Path to Maximizing Data Value

To fully exploit the wealth of digital data now available, organizations must look well beyond their own corporate operations and data sources.

Navigating the Complex Supply Chain Management Landscape

Navigating the Complex Supply Chain Management Landscape

Supply chain management (SCM) has become an increasingly strategic operation for many companies, often serving as a significant competitive differentiator. We spoke with Eric Wilson, General Manager of Supply Chain Solutions at...

Analytics, AI, and Cloud Power Modern Inventory Management

Analytics, AI, and Cloud Power Modern Inventory Management

Every stage and function across a global supply chain is critical, given that a failure of any link in the chain can disrupt the overall process. That said, inventory management is arguably among the most consequential of supply...

Moving from Demand Planning to Automated Demand-Sensing

Moving from Demand Planning to Automated Demand-Sensing

In a recent post on the importance of inventory management, we noted how new technologies are changing how demand forecasting is done. Long-standing demand-planning methods are gradually giving way to automated “demand-sensing”...

Cloud-based SCM services provide cross supply-chain connectivity and visibility

Cloud-based SCM services provide cross supply-chain connectivity and visibility

During the past two decades, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems became the big dog in many corporate data centers. By providing integrated suites encompassing everything from financial operations to sales and marketing to...

Data: The Linchpin for Digital Supply Chain Success

Data: The Linchpin for Digital Supply Chain Success

Today’s businesses are powered by a broad, deep, and ever-expanding river of data powers. That’s doubly true of supply chain operations. Unfortunately, many organizations are struggling when it comes to leveraging the wide range...

The Future of Supply Chain: As Much About People and Organizational Culture as Technology

The Future of Supply Chain: As Much About People and Organizational Culture as Technology

It has become broadly understood that the onrush of new digital technologies and solutions often outpaces companies’ ability to easily absorb and harness them. Although this has become conventional wisdom, many companies fail to...

How AI Is Poised to Transform Every Element of the End-to-End Supply Chain

How AI Is Poised to Transform Every Element of the End-to-End Supply Chain

IT professionals involved in shaping, implementing, and managing their organization’s supply chain operations are counting on artificial intelligence (AI) to help make those operations more efficient and effective. Just how much...

Load More