Status Quo Challenge: Design Thinking for Supply Chain Transformation

Author: Dyci Manns Sfregola First things first: If you aren’t familiar with the term design thinking, at a very high level, it revolves around a deep interest in truly understanding the customers for whom products and services are designed. Apple, for example, is a brand that is well-known for using design thinking principles. While design thinking … Read more

Automation, Analytics, and AI in Supply Chain

Author: Sangeeta Gadepalli“Siri, play the ‘Supply Chain Rebel’ podcast”“Playing ‘Supply Chain Rebel’ podcast”Life has become so much more simpler with IoT devices and personal assistants available at our beck and call. You can ask Siri for the weather or ask Alexa to order dinner. But that’s on a personal level. What about on the grand … Read more

AI: An Enabler to Circular Economy or Hindrance?

Author: Sneha Kumari We have grown rapidly, in almost every industry from industrial to technology. During this growth phase we have taken and utilized enough resources from the environment around us and have not found a way to replenish them, thus leaving a negative impact. The resources around us are finite and we need to start … Read more

Don’t let your Digital Transformation be a Waste.

Author: Luke Smaul Like it or not, technology is playing an ever-increasing role in our lives. From how we shop to how we communicate, technology has changed how we engage with the world. Observing this change, large companies, for the past five years, have tried to understand and explore what technology means to their future. This … Read more

Leveraging Technology Convergences to Transform Supply Chain Visibility and Social Good

Technology convergences are driving a creative destruction and expansion of traditional business models. As the costs of sensing, computing, and cloud storage drops, algorithms become democratized and traditional challenges can be solved in innovative ways. Two significant inefficiencies in sourcing and procurement are insights into the provenance of materials and total costs of supply, particularly … Read more

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