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Take the training wheels off your vendor-management office

Why you’re not getting the most out of your third-party relationships.

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Blockchain for business: 5 promising pilots

Big brands in financial services, logistics and other sectors are betting on blockchain’s potential to facilitate transactions and verify provenance of products.

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Anheuser-Busch taps single source for data analytics

The world’s largest brewing giant has a new data management strategy, the main ingredients of which are a single source for data and the cloud.

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Gartner: Cloud, enterprise software to drive global IT spending increase

Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall increase in global spending on technology.

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Carrefour modernizes food traceability with blockchain

Blockchain is helping the supermarket chain track the provenance of its food products, but knowing your supply chain inside out is the key to making the most of the technology.

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Oracle puts AI center stage at OpenWorld

Oracle is injecting machine learning into its offerings to improve payment processing, expense accounting, and hiring — and has launched subscription management services for its customers’ customers.

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What is SCOR? A model for improving supply chain management

The supply chain operations reference (SCOR) model helps businesses evaluate and perfect supply chain management for reliability, consistency and efficiency.

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What is inventory management? A system for streamlining operations

An inventory management system can help streamline your operations by keeping tabs on goods and supplies and by forecasting needs based on a wide array of data.

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Drones in the supply chain: the evolving drone landscape and ecosystem

The integration of drones into the supply chain is upon the enterprise.

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The top 8 supply chain management certifications

Here are eight supply chain management certifications to help demonstrates your skills and elevate your SCM career.

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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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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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