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1. Data Tsunami is Hurting Businesses
(News)
In the era of Big Data, is it still possible to have too much of a good thing? The huge growth in supply chain data, according to a new EY report, is overwhelming companies and only those who can get a ...
Created on 06 October 2016
2. GM Changes Approach to Risk Mitigation
(News)
When you consider risk management for supply chains, it can be helpful to learn how the big automotive manufacturers view the problem. The well-publicized issues related to the tsunami in Japan in 2011 ...
Created on 02 June 2016
3. How Data Can Help Meet Supply Chain Challenges
(News)
With the new year right around the corner (as in, tomorrow...), we can look at ways the tsunami of data we've been reading about can help overcome some of our supply chain challenges. Having the right dat ...
Created on 31 December 2015
4. Managing Your Supply Chain
(Supply)
... tly experienced should a similar disaster happen in the future. As a reminder, when the quake and tsunami hit Japan, Toyota and Nissan were forced to halt vehicle projection for over a month. Once they sta ...
Created on 30 November 2015
5. Big Data Metaphors
(News)
Big Data has become a Big Deal for supply chains. But is it 'all that'? The terms 'tsunami' and 'deluge' are being thrown about, but they may be overstating the issue.On the Re/Code site, Irina Raicu ta ...
Created on 19 November 2015
6. IoT and Big Data
(News)
...  potential, we've seen enough to know that the time to get involved is now.According to Datamation's guest author Wil Hayles, we need to be prepared for the data tsunami headed our way. Read about it  ...
Created on 30 April 2015
7. What IoT Means to Business
(News)
At this point, most folks have heard plenty about the Internet of Things (IoT). The people at MIT are thinking ahead about the coming tsunami of devices and data and are trying to think about how businesses ...
Created on 29 May 2014
8. Technical Supply Chain Risks
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In a study of supply chain disruptions for the year 2012, a major risk factor has been identified. With all the hurricanes, earthquakes, tsunamis, and other weather-related issues faced in the year, the ...
Created on 16 September 2013
9. Disaster- Protecting the Supply Chain
(News)
From tsunamis, to labor strikes, to freak late-season hurricanes, there's been a lot of news about the impact of devestating events on supply chains.There's a need to take a more disciplined approach  ...
Created on 10 March 2013
10. Financial Risks for the Supply Chain
(News)
It's not just tsunamis and hurricanes you need to worry about with your supply chain. The financial status of your partners is even more critical.Jonny Williamson discusses the risks in an article on th ...
Created on 30 January 2013
11. Supply Chain Management Trends
(Management)
... tly experienced should a similar disaster happen in the future. As a reminder, when the quake and tsunami hit Japan, Toyota and Nissan were forced to halt vehicle projection for over a month. Once they sta ...
Created on 12 January 2013
12. 'tis the Season... For Predictions!
(Management)
... issues caused by the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, caused serious supply problems and affected sales and profitability in many industries. With increasingly global and interconnected supply chains, ...
Created on 23 December 2012
13. Supply Chain Risk and B2B
(News)
Matthew Walker on the GXS blog site discusses some of the recent examples of supply chain disruption and what some firms are doing to combat risk. Not surprisingly, the automation unleashed by B2B ...
Created on 25 August 2012
14. It's Risky Out There
(Supply)
... risks we read about have been related to the strategy and external risk categories described above. A great example of the external risk type was the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor meltdown in ...
Created on 18 August 2012
15. It's Risky Out There
(Logistics)
... risks we read about have been related to the strategy and external risk categories described above. A great example of the external risk type was the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear reactor meltdown in ...
Created on 18 August 2012
16. EDI and XML: It's Inevitable
(EDI)
... there, and just because you haven’t had to deal with XML data yet, just realize it’s not a matter of ‘if’, but of ‘when’. It’s not the XML tsunami that threatened us old-timers back in the late 90’s, but ...
Created on 02 November 2010