supply chain

Retailers Are Running Out of Inventory (Here’s What to Do About It)

  Modern shoppers aren’t known for their patience and unhappy customers aren’t known for keeping their feelings to themselves. A single dissatisfied customer will tell 9 to 15 people about their experience, with some telling 20 people or more. What’s one of the top complaints listed by customers? “Failure to deliver.” Which is exactly what […]

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THINK Ahead: 6 industry experts tell us why they are excited for Think 2019

San Francisco here we come! Think 2019 is fast approaching and we can’t wait to be sitting on the dock of the bay. IBM’s annual Think conference is a great place to network  with industry experts and thought leaders, as well as discover how purpose-built AI and blockchain can help you make smarter decisions and […]

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Building a Smarter Supply Chain: Get Started at CSCMP

  The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) is celebrating 56 years of hosting its annual conference, EDGE, in Nashville. The much-anticipated event in Music City is packed with more than 100 forward-thinking sessions covering real-world strategies to transform supply chains. Attendees will hear from some of today’s brightest supply chain academics and practitioners, […]

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IBM named 2018 Manufacturer of the Year

The award recognizes IBM for “establishing itself as a paragon of Manufacturing 4.0 transformation by innovating the use of advanced technologies,” such as AI and machine learning… Frost and Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Summit is the premier event that honors organizations and individuals that are shaping the future of global manufacturing. The annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards recognize outstanding projects across 11 […]

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AI, Blockchain and IoT – See the Future of Supply Chain Unfold at THINK 2018

Nearly every supply chain leader sees the future coming up fast. And that future is made possible by AI and machine learning, Blockchain and IoT as innovations that will change their business forever. But the future is starting to feel a whole lot closer now, isn’t it? It’s starting to feel real. Your intuition is […]

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CEVA Logistics is 90 Percent Faster with IBM

Managing a global supply chain of any size is no small task. Now consider the supply chain of a global logistics company, which turned more than $6.6 billion USD in revenue in the last financial year, that is both a carrier and a mover in 160 countries, managing eight million square meters of storage space […]

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AI for Supply Chain Professionals – A Force for Change

All customers expect their purchase to show up as expected and on time. But if you’re a supply chain professional, like so many we work with, you know there are thousands of things that have to be executed perfectly for that customer to have their anticipated experience. And we know things can, and do, go […]

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Watson Customer Engagement – Embrace the Power of the Force

As a huge Star Wars fan, I have always wanted to have a set of supernatural powers, such as the ability to sense impending attacks; influence the thoughts of others, known as the “Jedi mind trick;” and even see the future. In essence, the Force – meaning the wisdom, expertise and ability to know exactly […]

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7 Ways IBM is Leading the Security Push in Managed File Transfer (MFT)

This is the second post in our Managed File Transfer blog series. Read the first post “Key Trends Driving the Growth in Managed File Transfer” here. About one of every twenty Fortune 1000 companies will have a publicly disclosed data breach within the next year.  To the uninitiated, five percent might not sound too risky, but if […]

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Key Trends Driving the Growth in Managed File Transfer (MFT)

This is the first post in a series on Managed File Transfer. To learn more, watch this webinar with IDC Analyst Jerry Silva as he discusses the trends and issues facing the banking industry today. Demand for Managed File Transfer (MFT) solutions continues to grow as the most reliable and efficient means for secure data […]

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IDC Analyst Discusses Top Issues Facing the Banking Industry Today

Retailers are not the only organizations that need to focus on improving the customer experience. Banks are increasingly feeling the pressure to provide exceptional and innovative experiences for their customers and one way to do that is through digital transformation. Spending on digital transformation by US Banks is expected to be $20.3 billion in 2017 […]

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Subdue Disruption and Supercharge Your Supply Chain with Watson

IBM has a long history of running a global supply chain. Currently, Joanne Wright, IBM VP Supply Chain, manages a spend of more than $30 Billion for a supply chain that operates in over 170 countries. She undeniably knows what it takes to run a successful supply chain. One of her secrets: Watson as a […]

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