Supply Chain

Trends and insights into tomorrow’s technologies

Coffee’s latest roast: blockchain

Written by Arzi Rachman | May 7, 2019 | Blockchain, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

What’s in your cup of joe? Blockchain may help create transparency in the coffee industry. ...read more


In India, Bestseller turns to AI to keep stores relevant

Written by Jordan Teicher | March 20, 2019 | Customer Experience, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

With the right technology, such as AI, key decision-makers in India’s retail world could enhance their intuition and help them forecast better in order to deliver what consumers want in each store. ...read more


How blockchain can make your next trip Instagram-worthy

Written by Rich McKay | March 10, 2019 | Blockchain, Supply Chain, Travel and Transportation

Travelers want unique experiences they can manage with ease and simplicity. But is the travel industry ready to accommodate them? Blockchain can help. ...read more


What a circular economy means for the industrial products industry

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 12, 2018 | Manufacturing, Supply Chain

A circular economy could create $1.8 trillion in value by 2030. IBM's Jad Oseyran explains. ...read more


How blockchain tracks diamonds from mine to manufacturer

Written by Rich McKay | May 9, 2018 | Blockchain, Electronics, Manufacturing...

Companies across industries are embracing blockchain technology to improve their supply chains, from diamonds and food safety to automotive and electronics. ...read more


Hey retailers, it’s time to get imaginative

Written by Jordan Teicher | January 15, 2018 | Artificial Intelligence, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

“I’m not going to talk to you about a retail apocalypse, because that’s not how I see it,” Steve Laughlin, IBM’s vice president and general manager of global consumer industry, told an audience at NRF 2018: Retail’s Big Show on Monday. Retail, Laughlin said, is undoubtedly in the midst of a great period of disruption, driven by ...read more


As sea lice plagues the Scottish salmon industry, markets should turn to AI

Written by Jordan Teicher | December 11, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Retail and Consumer Products, Supply Chain

Last year, salmon production hit a major snag in Scotland. The problem was sea lice — parasites that attach to salmon and make them unsuitable to eat. ...read more


What’s a supply chain? And where does AI come in?

Written by Jordan Teicher | November 29, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Explain it to a Martian, Supply Chain

What are supply chains, and how AI is making them better? IBM's Mark S. Yourek explains. ...read more


There’s an electric vehicle race. And China is winning.

Written by Rich McKay | November 28, 2017 | Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, IoT...

Starting small with Industry 4.0 will help automakers surge ahead. And, as automotive manufactures set up new plants in China and other markets, they can consider emerging technologies to uncover those nuggets of insights. ...read more