Thoughts on Blockchain from a Recent Webinar.

Yesterday, I spoke at the University of Tennessee Supply Chain Leaders Forum on innovation. The presentation focused on nine themes. One of the nine was blockchain. I asked the audience for a show of hands to understand how many of the supply chain leaders in the room were testing blockchain. I saw no raised hands.

Thoughts on Blockchain from a Recent Webinar.

What Supply Chain Consultants are Advising about Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Robotics

Many supply chain consulting companies are looking at technology advancements like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain and advising their clients that these innovations won’t be significantly impacting most manufacturers in the near term.  Although many of these new technologies won’t be transforming the entire world’s supply chain in the next 1-3 years, the competitive nature of the industry requires consumer products executives to get started with their proof of concept projects now.

What Supply Chain Consultants are Advising about Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Robotics

If Only There Were More Choices

The supply chain technology market is in transition. Over the last three decades, the market weathered consolidations, mergers and technology shifts. Many of the clients I work with are nervous about SAP APO's transition and the evolution of SAP's supply chain planning solutions. They are looking for alternatives.

If Only There Were More Choices

Requesting information on Blockchain Implementation

Supply Chain Insights Community,

I would like to get more information from anyone in the process of implementing a blockchain within your organization. There are some academic institutions that are developing blockchain through RFID and other tools. I am interested in gaining insight from an implementation perspective to share with students. I am gathering information from all areas and I hope to gain information here. I hope to hear from you.  

Requesting information on Blockchain Implementation
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Driving Digital Supply Chain Transformation

Summary: Insights on driving a digital transformation based on research on new technologies, advisory work with clients, and quantitative research projects. This is a short handbook to help companies get started on their journey to define the digital supply chain.

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Building the Network of Networks

Report Details: The research for this report was conducted via an online survey from November 8, 2016 – April 3, 2017. Surveys were conducted among a mix of manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers/distributors/co-operatives, and third-party logistics providers (n=39).