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