IBM Sterling: Fueling the Next-Generation of Supply Chains

Written by Jeanette Barlow | October 7, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence (AI), News, Order Management

In today’s global marketplace, businesses can win or lose on the strength of their supply chain. To deliver market-leading agility, supply chain leaders have spent years digitizing processes, optimizing workflows, and introducing analytics to better understand past events so they can take more informed actions in the future. Despite enormous investments of time, budget and more

No two supply chains are the same – IBM Sterling has a platform for that

Written by Marshall Lamb | October 7, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence (AI), IT & Developers, News

Historically, most supply chains are closed systems locked behind four walls. They are a stitched-together series of heterogeneous systems, networks and applications, with many different data formats. Because no two supply chains are the same and are comprised of many systems beyond their control, developers and partners tell me that one of their biggest challenges more

See it. Sell it. Manage your inventory more profitably with IBM Inventory Visibility.

Written by Jeanette Barlow | September 18, 2019 | Order Management

One of the things I hear often from retailers in grocery, apparel and consumer electronics, as well as from our clients in consumer packaged goods and B2B wholesale, is that some of their biggest challenges lie in just being able to see their inventory. While client engagement and orders are traversing channels, inventory is often more

Introducing IBM’s new AI capability – Business Transaction Intelligence

Written by Jessica Watson | August 30, 2019 | Artificial Intelligence (AI)

IBM introduced Business Transaction Intelligence (BTI), a new capability of IBM’s Supply Chain Business Network, at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Summit. More than 200 Supply Chain Business Network customers are early adopters, including Anheuser Busch, Petco and The Master Lock Company. Nickolas Bonivento, EDI Manager – North America, Anheuser-Busch and Labatt Brewing, tells us, more

Does my fulfillment operation really need AI?

Written by Jeff Geoffroy | August 28, 2019 | Order Management

The answer to this question? It depends! How many stores and distribution centers (DCs) do you have? If you only have a handful, then you may not get a large return on your AI investment. However, if you have more than 20 stores and DCs, AI can provide your company with many great benefits. AI more

How to be a file transfer hero

Written by Savar Sareen | August 22, 2019 | B2B Integration

“Visibility” is a term that gets tossed around a lot today, but what does it mean in terms of file transfers? If your organization is like most, your B2B integration and managed file transfer environment is a mix of legacy and modern applications that you have masterfully architected to support your business needs. However, what more

10 Supply Chain Resolutions in 2019

Written by Jeanette Barlow | December 30, 2018 | Supply Chain Trends

As we turn to a new year, I am more excited than ever to be in supply chain. While customer expectations of “anytime, anywhere, my way” are putting enormous pressure on you, your suppliers and your partner ecosystems, it is also giving our profession the opportunity to step up and become stewards of our brands and ensure more