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10 best graduate programs for supply chain management

A master’s degree in SCM can help you gain an edge in a growing field. Here are the ten schools that, according to Best Colleges, offer the best master’s programs — many of which can be completed part-time and online.

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What’s disrupting supply chain and procurement?

Some innovations have already hit, others not yet. Best to be prepared.

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Flex strengthens supply chain with IAM

An identity and access management solution helps the technology company provision and deprovision identities for thousands of employees and supply chain partners, allowing CIO Gus Shahin to move on to more strategic efforts, including...

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3 ways printing innovation is reshaping global supply chains

Cloud-based solutions, 3D printing technology, and new printing materials and methods are shortening supply chains and creating greater consumer customization anytime on anything.

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Get ready for blockchain’s big business breakout

From financial services to agriculture and non-profits, several organizations are betting on the digital ledger technology as the future for facilitating and verifying business transactions.

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How AI will revolutionize inventory management

AI is already optimizing every stage of inventory management and supply chains for early adopters. Here’s how your organization can get started.

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How IoT will reinvent supply chain management

Companies are increasingly adding IoT to their logistics operations in pursuit of greater visibility and efficiency in their supply chains — and to stave off disruptions to come.

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How 3D printing can affect your supply chain

3D printing has been used for prototyping for decades, but now it’s starting to creep into production process too. Even if you’re not printing things yourself, that change is going to have implications for your supply chain management....

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AI in the supply chain: Logistics gets smart

Interest in machine learning and AI for SCM is increasing as companies envision a more predictable, automated future for logistics and distribution.

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Robotic process automation is reworking supply chains

RPA is colliding with business process services and inevitably will disrupt supply chains.

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Driscoll’s cultivates digital strategy with AI, blockchain

The berry producer is exploring emerging technologies to establish a holistic view of the business, from research and development to business operations.

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5 ways big data will shake up supply chain systems

Big data analytics can provide visibility into where things are, where they should be, and what’s gumming up the system.

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Value-as-a-Service: the importance of strategic supplier management

Service management professionals are dealing with a great challenge: Coping with a high demand of value delivery while more and more strategic parts of the service delivery are being outsourced. Strategic supplier management plays an...

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What does blockchain mean for business and IoT?

Just what kind of an impact will blockchain have on businesses, and can it also be used as a tool to secure the IoT?

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Blockchain pilots show big-business promise

The much-hyped, little-understood distributed ledger technology takes aim at big business, with promising pilot programs and rising demand for blockchain skills, though security and buy-in questions remain.

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5 information security threats that will dominate 2018

The global security threat outlook evolves with every coming year. To combat the threat in 2018, enterprises must understand these five global cyber threats.

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3 small mistakes IT vendors make during a sourcing event that are detrimental to their success

If IT vendors can help alleviate the frustrations voiced by buy-side companies, they may find themselves more successful during a sourcing event.

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The top 5 supply chain management vendors

Gartner report breaks down top SCM vendors SAP, Oracle, JDA Software, Infor and Manhattan Associates by 2016 revenue and market share, noting 9.8 percent revenue growth in the $11.2 billion market.

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