Category: Digital Supply Chain

In this blog, we discuss cognitive computing and other technologies with a focus on supply chain management and innovation. Other topics of discussion include digital enterprise transformation, marketing, the Internet of Things, and smart cities. Our goal is to advance the public discussion about how cognitive computing and other advanced technologies affect the world in which we live.

Bradd C. Hayes is the active editor of this blog.


Logistics and Advanced Technologies

Logistics can be traced back to the earliest repeated exchange of resources and goods between tribes and villages. One of the longest and most important historical trade routes was defined by the

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The Supply Chain Has Synchronization Problems

Almost everyone knows global supply chains have experienced challenges over the past year. The causes of trouble are myriad; however, synchronization is not often mentioned. The Oxford Languages dictionary defines synchronization as

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Supply Chain Planning in a Post-S&OP Era

“Over the last fifteen years,” writes Lora Cecere (@lcecere), founder and CEO of Supply Chain Insights, “Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) enjoyed a renaissance.”[1] She also hints it’s time to move on.

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National Logistics Day™ 2022

Have you ever wondered how a particular subject gets a “national day”? As you might have guessed, it’s primarily a marketing gimmick supported by the website National Day Calendar. As the website

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National Barcode Day 2022

Break out the champagne. This Sunday is National Barcode Day. According to one website, “National Barcode Day commemorates more than 40 years of efficiency and accuracy that began on June 26, 1974,

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