Top Five Supply Chain Risks

Top Five Supply Chain Risks

Published on June 13, 2019
Supply chain risk experts Resilinc have issued their Annual EventWatch Report for 2018 and the ...

Will Digital Twin and IIoT Evolve Manufacturing Management?

Will Digital Twin and IIoT Evolve Manufacturing Management?

Published on May 21, 2019
Have we reached the end of manufacturing management? The history of the systems and technologie...

Will the Factory of the Future Find Data Security in the Blockchain Platform?

Will the Factory of the Future Find Data Security in the Blockchain Platform?

Published on May 1, 2019
Blockchain technology is one possible answer to user concern about securing data and Intellectu...

How Machine Learning, Biotech, and Materials Science are Transforming Digital Manufacturing

How Machine Learning, Biotech, and Materials Science are Transforming Digital Manufacturing

Published on April 23, 2019
In 2010, a sub-committee of the U.S. government’s National Science and Technology Council (NSTC...

How Manufacturers can Provide Data Security for 3D Printing

How Manufacturers can Provide Data Security for 3D Printing

Published on April 4, 2019
Manufacturing companies are quickly adopting additive manufacturing technology in production fo...

In the Supply Chain World an Event is not a Party

In the Supply Chain World an Event is not a Party

Published on March 11, 2019
In the supply chain world, an ‘event’ is not a party – there’s no champagne, no balloons or str...

Advanced Planning Systems are Giving Manufacturers an Edge in the Experience Economy

Advanced Planning Systems are Giving Manufacturers an Edge in the Experience Economy

Published on February 20, 2019
It seems pretty straight-forward: a plant should plan production in such a way that the people ...

Vendor Managed Inventory – Powerful Form of Supply Chain Collaboration

Vendor Managed Inventory – Powerful Form of Supply Chain Collaboration

Published on January 24, 2019
Vendor managed inventory (VMI) is a concept that has been in active use for decades, but is oft...

Get the Team Together by Optimizing Supply Chains for Efficiency

Get the Team Together by Optimizing Supply Chains for Efficiency

Published on January 21, 2019
As the theory and technology of supply chain management has evolved over the last several decad...

Industry Predictions 2019 – The Innovative Technologies that will Influence the Future of Manufacturing

Industry Predictions 2019 – The Innovative Technologies that will Influence the Future of...

Published on January 3, 2019
As the New Year approaches, it is customary to look ahead and think about what the next orbit a...

Isn’t S&OP Really Inventory Planning?

Isn’t S&OP Really Inventory Planning?

Published on December 5, 2018
It may be that there’s no “I” in team, but inventory is certainly a major factor in Sales and O...

Recognizing the Value of Value Engineering

Recognizing the Value of Value Engineering

Published on December 4, 2018
The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum in Washington DC is embarking on a seven year, $900 millio...

What’s the Difference Between a Forecast and a Demand Plan?

What’s the Difference Between a Forecast and a Demand Plan?

Published on November 30, 2018
What’s the difference between a forecast and a demand plan? A forecast is a prediction of deman...

Analytics are the Key to Getting Value From IIoT

Analytics are the Key to Getting Value From IIoT

Published on November 14, 2018
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is revolutionizing the factory floor with a proliferat...

As Holiday Season Approaches, “Available To Promise” is Critical to Customer Experience

As Holiday Season Approaches, “Available To Promise” is Critical to Customer Experience

Published on November 8, 2018
When a customer places an order with a company, there is a certain expectation of when that ord...