In this podcast, Rob Allan, program director, offering management for IBM, talks about the new Supply Chain Insights Platform, which is part of IBM Watson Supply Chain.
It’s no secret that business expectations have changed and are continuing to evolve. By establishing greater visibility into supply chain data and processes and leveraging fast-emerging cognitive technologies, supply chain organizations can both predict and mitigate disruptions and risks and deliver additional value to the business.
Rob is enthusiastic about the new Resolution Rooms and the cognitive potential for supply chains. “We’re starting to hone in on just how much potential Watson has in the supply chain space,” says Rob. “The IBM Watson experts were shocked at what a great fit the supply chain is for Watson. They said Watson is like a kid in a candy store with supply chain because there’s just so much data, both structured and unstructured.”
IBM Watson Supply Chain embeds robust cognitive capabilities and extends digital connections with partners to empower organizations to circumvent risk, as well as drive collaboration and innovation, while reducing costs.
The capabilities in emerging cognitive solutions are fundamentally changing the procurement space. There is increasing pressure for procurement leaders to not just improve procurement performance, but also drive overall enterprise success. In other words, while cost savings is highly important, the real value is in procurement-led innovation. Top-performing CPOs are looking for technology to assist […]
Research shows that as much as 65% of the value of a company’s products or services is derived from its suppliers and the supply chain.[i] From product quality to pricing and availability, your brand’s overall customer experience is largely impacted by how your supply chain functions. Unforeseen disruptions can impact the customer experience, brand affinity, […]
As much as 65% of the value of a company’s products or services is derived from its suppliers – and its supply chain. Of course, this is dependent on several factors, including the industry in which the company operates. Regardless, this statistic illuminates the supply chain’s value and importance. Global businesses have a significant and […]