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.


Sense and Respond Supply Chains

A number of supply chain analysts believe that, to remain competitive, companies will eventually have to transform their supply chains from being “focused on trying to predict demand to … customer-driven chains

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Flexible and Lean Supply Chains

There are a number of phrases one finds in articles and blogs about logistics. Two of the most common are “lean supply chains” and “flexible supply chains.” It seems to me that

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Smart Supply Chains

The information age ushered in a lot of new terms — many of them beginning with “e-” (e.g., e-commerce, e-books, etc.). Another modifier often bandied about these days is “smart” (e.g., smart

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Demand Driven Supply Chains

Bob Ferrari notes that the ups and downs associated with recovery from the current recession “provide a reinforced reminder to the overall importance of active demand sensing and sales and operations planning

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Supply Chain Integration

In discussions about business processes, including supply chain operations, I have noted that the presence of organizational silos can create challenges that make businesses less efficient and less effective. Greg Brady, founder,

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Retailer Chargebacks

Last May Enterra Solutions® sponsored a Web seminar entitled “Retailer Compliance: Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Penalties.” Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) published highlights from that webinar that I republished in a post

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Reducing Retailer Compliance Penalties

Last month Enterra Solutions® hosted a webinar entitled “Retailer Compliance: Accentuate the Positive, Eliminate the Penalties.” Highlights from that web event have now been published in the Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Newsletter

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