Guest Contributor - Simon Ellis

Supply Chain Takeaways from Think 2018

  Simon Ellis presented two sessions on supply chain innovation at Think 2018: “IDC: What Research Tells Us about the Future of the Supply Chain” “IDC Discussion: Supply Chain Networks with Johnson Controls and Rosenthal & Rosenthal” I had both the opportunity and privilege of attending and speaking at IBM Think last week in Las […]

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IDC: The Future of Supply Chain

What are the challenges and technologies shaping the future of supply chain? We’re living in what some call the age of disruption, where digital business and globalization are disrupting business models and industries and changing the way we live and conduct business. According to IDC, this will translate into 33 percent of all manufacturing companies […]

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IDC: Launch of Watson Supply Chain Looks to Address Gaps in Data Analytics and Resources

This week, at World of Watson in Las Vegas, IBM announced the launch of Watson Supply Chain, leveraging their Watson cognitive/artificial intelligence (AI) technology to change the paradigm of how manufacturing supply chains are operated and optimized. As IBM notes on their Watson Supply Chain website, “By establishing greater visibility into supply chain data and […]

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