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1. New Tech Causing Slow Downs on Railway
(News)
New tech meant to prevent accidents on railways is actually causing bigger problems, reports Supply Chain Brain. The positive train control, or PTC, implemented by Union Pacific, which automatically stops ...
Created on 30 January 2018
2. Using Behavior to Your Advantage
(Management)
...  Motivation: Different pleasure centers are activated in your brain based on your source of motivation. Materialistic rewards for achieving goals don’t cut it for me as much as the intrinsic feeling of ...
Created on 04 December 2015
3. Emerging Technologies for the Supply Chain
(News)
...  and robotics have been in place for awhile, but other technologies are coming on line that may also help. The folks on the Supply Chain Brain site have assembled a nice list of what's available and wha ...
Created on 05 November 2015
4. Supplier Compliance Problems
(News)
... of followup on issues.According to Robert Bowman on the Supply Chain Brain site, several deficiencies, such as reliance on manual processes, contribute to the problem. Read all about it HERE. ...
Created on 19 October 2015
5. Change Your Supply Chain Alignment
(News)
It's a great idea, but it's not universally adopted: let's align our supply chain with actual buyer bahavior! A recent book by John Gattorna on the topic was discussed in an article on the Supply Chain Br ...
Created on 04 August 2015
6. Network Design for Omnichannel
(News)
Designing a supply chain network has never been an easy project. With the growth of ecommerce and the advent of the omnichannel consumer, it's become even more complicated.On the Supply Chain Brain site ...
Created on 24 March 2015
7. Risk Convergence
(News)
...  and eliminate duplicate effort? On the Supply Chain Brain site, David Houlihan explains how this integration might work. Read it HERE. ...
Created on 18 March 2015
8. Supply Chain Disruptions in 2014
(News)
The folks on the Supply Chain Brain site have been tracking supply chain disruptions for years. To me, 2014 seemed pretty calm, but they've identified several significant events that impacted supplier ...
Created on 11 March 2015
9. Is Social Media Doing Anything For You?
(Management)
... teenagers of today will truly excel. Such people will be the drivers and the brains of businesses in the future. They will be the decision makers and the ones who run the big shows in business. No matt ...
Created on 19 February 2015
10. Improve Forecasting with Analytics
(News)
... with Rahul Tyagi from Tata on the Supply Chain Brain site, we learn how analytics are being applied to the challenging retail environment to improve this essential process. Read it HERE.    ...
Created on 21 January 2015
11. Constructive Disruptiveness In The Supply Chain
(Supply)
Malcolm Gladwell: One Character Trait That Will Make You Disruptive The best-selling author says it's not tech, money, or brainpower. What are the preconditions that make that kind of change possible?" Successfu ...
Created on 10 November 2014
12. PLM in the Cloud
(News)
... n the Supply Chain Brain site, Robert Bowman takes a look at where PLM is at. Check it out HERE. ...
Created on 08 October 2014
13. Big Data, Analytics and Clouds
(Technology)
...  (2) making sure enough network bandwidth is available for the business users. It is a “no-brainer” if company is already running cloud-based applications and is already in the “Big Data” mold. Databas ...
Created on 20 August 2014
14. Are You a Chief?
(Management)
... iving to accomplish. I’ve come to find that an executive’s role in brainstorming has to shift in order to facilitate success. The most creative people are not necessarily the strongest willed, so it's up ...
Created on 14 July 2014
15. eCommerce in 2024
(News)
Ecommerce has always been a moving target. Trying to keep up and to anticipate change are tough propositions. The folks at Supply Chain Brain are helping us out with a projection on some ecommerce trends ...
Created on 07 July 2014
16. Logistics at the Local Level - on a National Scale
(Logistics)
... s ability to do this on a national level. But is it really such a feat? There are a few things that make this a no-brainer for Amazon. The first is that they are not shipping perishable foods, which mea ...
Created on 28 April 2014
17. Whole Body Learning
(Management)
... a different beat than the other ear, the middle of the brain senses the difference between the two beats and entrains the brain waves to the frequency difference. This is very helpful for putting you into ...
Created on 26 September 2013
18. Survey on Sustainability
(News)
... suffers. Read the summary of a recent survey on the Supply Chain Brain site HERE. ...
Created on 21 August 2013
19. EDI VANs Are Undefined At Best
(EDI)
... s born. Telenet represented the first value-added network, or VAN — so named because of the extras it offered beyond the basic service of linking computers. The brainchild of Larry Roberts, Telenet linked c ...
Created on 13 June 2013
20. To PMP® or to Not PMP® – That is the Question
(Management)
... aining the information in your brain so that you can reference it later, and is absolutely crucial to passing the PMP exam. Reason: Exam prep courses just focus on passing the exam. Rebuttal: It is cal ...
Created on 28 April 2013