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IoT will be key technology to optimize inventory management, says IDC

The Internet of Things will be a key technology for optimization of inventory management, observed John Santagate, research manager at IDC Manufacturing Insights.

Apple-IBM alliance shifts focus to general business mobile apps, says analyst

The Apple-IBM enterprise mobility alliance is expected to shift the focus of its mobile apps from vertical markets to general business applications, such as supply chain management.

Internet of Things will transform supply chain, predicts Gartner

The Internet of Things will enable supply chain leaders to provide more differentiated services to customers through a networked ecosystem that can formulate an intelligent response, predicts Gartner.

P&G's analytics scrub out excess product inventory

A combination of turbulent economic times and changes in retailer behavior added up to a real problem for P&G: Excess inventory in the sales channel. Lots and lots of it.

Spotlight: Samsung's shares dive amid Galaxy S4 sales concern

Samsung's shares took a nose dive in Seoul on Friday, dropping 6.2 percent, in response to a J.P. Morgan report that Galaxy S4 shipments in the third quarter would be "disappointing," the  Wall Street Journal 's MarketWatch reported.

BizSlate offers ERP tool to SMBs

BizSlate, a developer of software-as-a-service solutions for supply chain management, announced last week that it is extending its platform into the small and mid-sized business market.

Does supply chain management need a shake-up?

The importance of supply chain management has been brought into stark relief this year by tsunamis, earthquakes and other natural disasters. While effective SCM seems increasingly vital in the global

A hot job: Business continuity manager

There is job description you may never have heard of, but if you are a savvy IT executive, it may be a job you need to fill in your organization. Roberta J. Witty, a Gartner Inc. research vice

Security researcher develops rootkit for Cisco routers

A security researcher claimed to have developed a rootkit for Cisco routers. The concern is that this could open the door for routers to be intercepted and tempered with at the supply-chain level.

RFID still on a roll

RFID is not dead. In fact, it's very much alive. The technology is being used in many commercial sectors and many private companies are now trying it on for size. It may be that RFID got some bad