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Emerging AI Regulatory Ecosystems: Implications for Businesses and Regulators
While many countries have implemented national AI strategies, not all countries and territories take the same approach to AI governance and regulation. Different approaches are connected to a country's existing institutions, including culture and value systems and economic considerations, e.g. regarding innovation. Before understanding…
Beyond COVID-19: How to Leverage AI and Analytics to Minimize “Supply Chain Disruption”
Today’s harsh reality is that supply chain practices in healthcare seriously lag those in other industries.
Want to be Data-Driven? It’s Not About the Technology
Executives say that cultural challenges, not technological ones, represent the biggest impediment around data initiatives.
Modern-Day Analytic Automation
With modern-day analytic automation, challenges, such as those presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, can be solved through the unification of data, process, and people.

Big Data Resources

Transform your Forecasting to Drive Demand and Supply Efficiencies with AI
Download this new white paper for a deep dive into the role of demand forecasting and artificial intelligence ...
Artificial Intelligence Buyer’s Guide
The pressing need for agile and resilient decision-making has made AI essential for supply chain management; as a...

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The Big Data Payoff: Turning Big Data into Business Value
Commissioned by Capgemini and Informatica, this report assesses the business value and benefits that enterprises are seeking and realizing from Big Data.

How The Chicago Cubs Baseball Team Brought Data Driven Decision Making to Wrigley Field
Graeme Thompson, senior vice president and chief information officer of Informatica talks with Andrew McIntyre, VP of Technology for the Chicago Cubs, together they explain how the franchise is using data to re-imagine processes and strategies - both on the field and within the business.

How to Turn Big Data into Actionable Intelligence
This white paper details a four-step process to continuous cost savings and explores how data saved in a Transportation Management System can be turned into information managers can act upon to improve supply chain performance.

Hurricane Harvey’s Impact on the Global Supply Chain & the Role of Analytics
With Hurricane Harvey making landfall entire warehouses full of products, as well as significant links in the global supply chain, could be affected, this raises the issue of supply chain risk once again and what role analytics has in creating managerial insights into such events.

Why is Big Data, and Managing it, Such a Big Deal?
What many companies don’t realize is that with effective management of big data, actionable information - and the ability to use it to make informed transportation and logistics decisions - is readily available.

Effectively Managing Big Data in Your Supply Chain
In this white paper, we’ll explain what the term “big data” means to the typical supply chain, introduce effective strategies for managing and leveraging that data, show how one grocer is using predictive analytics to harness its own big data, and explain the “first steps” that companies need to take down the path to effective management of their big data.

How IBM Watson AI Enhanced Wimbledon 2017
Watson, Wimbledon’s first AI tennis pundit, has been searching for insight into what makes a great Wimbledon champion by studying sixteen singles champions and eight doubles pairs, along with statistical analysis of 53.7 million data points, it has studied 22 years of sports commentary, read over 11.2 million words, considered the perspective of tennis experts and coaches, all told, 28 years of Wimbledon data.

Infor Coleman AI Platform to ‘Rethink Supply Chain’ and Maximize Human Work Potential
Infor has announced Coleman, an enterprise-grade, industry-specific AI platform that takes mission-critical business data from Infor CloudSuite, coupled with the supplier, logistics, and finance data from the GT Nexus Commerce Network, and analyzes it with the computing power of a hyper scale public cloud.

Advanced Analytics: 9 Insights from the C-Suite
Conversations with hundreds of business leaders reveal nine ways that they are, and are not, adapting to the advanced analytics, big data, and machine learning revolution.

The Age of Analytics: Competing In a Data-Driven World
Big data’s potential just keeps growing, taking full advantage means companies must incorporate analytics into their strategic vision and use it to make better, faster decisions, this paper helps organizational leaders understand the potential impact of data and analytics.

Data Alone is Nothing, Decisions Driven by Data is Everything
Big hype surrounded big data years ago, there was one missing piece to the puzzle though ― big decisions.

Balancing B2B Omni-Channel with Financial Success
This report takes a close look at one omni-channel dependent industry vertical: B2B CPG manufacturers to show how leading companies use price optimization and other strategies across all channels to improve sales effectiveness, boost financail results, and foster customer loyalty.

Supply Chain & Big Data ÷ Analytics = Innovation
Everyone’s talking about analytics, but supply chain managers want to know if they can drive innovation in their operations, HP’s analytics team explains how.

Demand Driven Manufacturing in the Engineer-to-Order Space
Demand-driven manufacturing (DDM) is an approach to manufacturing where production is based on actual demand rather than forecasts.

Operational Analytics
High-performing companies will embed analytics directly into decision and operational processes, and take advantage of machine-learning and other technologies to generate insights in the millions per second rather than an “insight a week or month.”

IoT and Digital Transformation: A Tale of Four Industries
With the abundance of cloud, big data and analytics, social business, and mobile resources - often called the 3rd Platform - there is a surge to bridge digital technologies with operational, organizational, and business models.

SAP Announces €2bn Internet of Things Investment
SAP IoT connects the world to enable live business with a €2 Billion investment plan, new innovations, acquisitions and network of SAP IoT labs to unlock next wave of value from the Internet of Things.

Digital Supply Chain: It’s All About That Data
The volume of data is skyrocketing as diverse data sources, processes and systems show unprecedented growth; companies are trying to capture and store everything, without first establishing the data’s business utility.

If it’s Not Real Time Data, It’s Old Data
If you run reports on yesterday’s manually collected data, then you will only have information about yesterday.

Unlock the Value of Your Supply Chain Through Embedded Analytics
Organizations worldwide are facing unique changes and are subject to unprecedented challenges in their marketplace.

Featured Companies

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience,…
Custora is a predictive analytics platform for e-commerce marketing teams. We help retailers find high-value customers, and keep them coming back. Our software analyzes data to predict how customers will behave in future - the things they’re likely to…
Oracle provides the most complete suite of supply chain applications, Oracle supply chain management is comprised of: value chain planning, value chain execution, product lifecycle management, advanced procurement, asset lifecycle management, order orchestration and fulfillment, and manufacturing. Oracle customers can…
Tapestry Solutions
Leveraging three decades of experience, Tapestry Solutions is a global provider of information management software and services for defense, government and commercial customers. We help solve logistics problems for the world’s largest and most complex supply chains.
At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our mission is grounded in both the world in which we live and the future we strive to create. Today, we live…
Founded in 2014, Xeeva is a global provider of intelligent cloud-based procurement software and financial solutions for indirect spend and MRO. Used in over 45 countries and available in 18 languages, their software suite automates the source-to-pay process with open communication for e-invoicing,…
Intel has transformed to a company which now also powers the majority of the world’s data centers, connecting hundreds of millions of mobile and Internet of Things devices, and helping to secure and protect enterprise and government IT systems.…
River Logic
At River Logic, Our mission is to establish a new generation of planning and performance management, powered by prescriptive analytics and a next generation cloud-based user experience that excels at what-if scenario analysis.
Capriza’s award-winning, end-to-end enterprise mobility platform enables IT and lines of business to mobile-enable critical business workflows in a matter of days without the need to access source code, APIs, or integration. The solution is applicable for packaged applications…
Mercado connects your global supply with your global demand - creating solutions that shine bright lights in the dark corners of the supply chain.
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Featured Downloads

Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
Resource Management System (RMS): How to Effectively Leverage Your Assets
This guide provides an in-depth analysis of the potential of various resources available in a warehouse and how they can be utilized...
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
Sustainable Supply Chain Insights From PITT OHIO
A whitepaper on supply chain insights gleaned at the LEED-certified gold Cleveland transportation and sustainability summit.

20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
20 Warehouse & Distribution Center Best Practices for Your Supply Chain
In this guide, we picked the brains of our supply chain engineers to find ways to improve warehouse and distribution center efficiency...
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
SOLOCHAIN WMS plus a Guide to Warehouse Management Systems
In these 2 'papers' Solochain WMS, we detail Manufacturing Execution System capabilities and Generix's portfolio of SCM solutions to manage all distribution logistics,...
Supply Chain Outlook: What to Expect Near-Future
Supply Chain Outlook: What to Expect Near-Future
An investigation into how supply chains have changed, where they are heading, and how you can prepare.