Under FSMA Rule 204(d), digital traceability can save lives by saving food supplies

Blockchain in food safety, Blockchain in the food supply chain, Supply chain...

An oft-overlooked clause of the US FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has the potential to drive global change in the way we sustainably source our food, providing a blueprint for governments around the world on how to create a lasting impact through regulation: digital traceability. In order to adequately and sustainably feed the world’s ...read more


Progressing supply chain resiliency

Supply chain, Supply Chain readiness

Managing a complex supply chain is challenging at the best of times. Since 2020, the coinciding forces of the COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical turmoil, and trade conflicts have caused unprecedented disruption to global supply chains, underscoring the need for proactive approaches and clear plans to mitigate risk and improve resiliency. Supply chain resiliency is characterized by ...read more


Modernizing seaport logistics with a secure blockchain solution

Hyperledger Fabric, Supply chain

Have you ever thought about the complexity behind operations at a maritime port? The port ecosystem is enormous and involves a huge number of different stakeholders and entities. Each port’s daily logistics include retailers, freight forwarders, carriers, consignees, port authority, container terminals, shippers, shipping agents and more. Unfortunately, every one of these operators usually has ...read more


Automating EDI to the max: no partner left behind

Supply chain

At an IBM event few years ago, I watched a customer present on the great benefit he was experiencing from his Document Conversion Services (fax and email to EDI) solution. I was coming from a global, standards-driven, high-automation point of view and was surprised that he was so effusive about a solution that sounded to ...read more


The way forward: hybrid networks powered by IBM Blockchain Services & CasperLabs at Davos 2022

Blockchain events

The last few years have created a perfect storm of digitization and trust. Within the new Web3 partnership and ecosystem models coming to life now, powered by creator economy/token economy concepts, the full hope (promise) of the internet is on the horizon. Delivered in a digitally native experience (for or with a generation that won’t ...read more


Crypto and blockchain acceleration in uncertain times

Blockchain for government, Supply chain

There are moments that change the world, that create seismic shifts in what feels like an instant. The ongoing cycles of COVID pandemic and the fallout of the Russian war in Ukraine have changed the world. These shifts are felt daily in the world of trade, where we’re seeing new widespread adoption of digital solutions ...read more


Surging toward a data-driven supply chain: Why reinvention could happen sooner than you think

Supply chain, Supply Chain readiness

Amid disruption, trusted real-time data can boost global supply chain resiliency Supply chain leaders are looking for new strategies to cope with geopolitical unrest, labor challenges, inflation, climate change, supply challenges and cyber-attacks. Any sign of recovery in industries in industries such as manufacturing, semiconductors and automotive, are at risk from ongoing supply chain disruption. ...read more


Digital transformation can turn sustainability into your winning business strategy

Supply chain, Sustainability and supply chain

It’s past time for businesses to get serious about their sustainability efforts. Governments, shareholders, employees and consumers all want businesses to make environmental concerns integral to their decision-making. In fact, research from IBM’s Institute for Business Value (IBV) finds that 50% of consumers say they’re willing to pay a premium for sustainable brands. But there’s ...read more


Four ways digital transformation can help meet sustainability goals

Supply chain, Sustainability and supply chain

The pandemic-related events of the past two years have people rethinking their sustainability priorities. Governments are issuing regulatory standards. Investors and financial managers are incorporating sustainability criteria in their investment decisions. And customers and employees have become much more environmentally conscious, seeking brands and employers who share their values. Together these forces are shaping a ...read more