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IoT Means More Security Threats to Healthcare Industry

Life sciences and healthcare companies will integrate Internet of Things (IoT) devices and other intelligent hardware to improve efficiency and patient care and enhance supply chain visibility. But the increasing use of such technologies…

Microsoft and EY Offer Digital Solutions to Agriculture

The accounting firm EY and Microsoft announced that they are working together to provide digital and cloud technologies to the agricultural industry. The alliance will develop data-driven solutions that leverage artificial intelligence…

New Breed of Procurement Professionals

In a workforce being transformed by the rise of the gig economy and the restructuring of industries, how do young procurement professionals see their path to move up the career ladder? A global survey by Procurious.com, an online…

Economic Impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

Damage from Hurricane Harvey will total $60 billion to $100 billion, making it the second most destructive storm on record after Katrina, and damage from Irma, at $30 billion, will rank sixth. That is the estimate released by IHS Markit,…

Panasonic Develops Drowsiness-Control Technology

Panasonic Corporation has developed a drowsiness-control technology for detecting and predicting a person's level of drowsiness prior to driving. This technology, which can help prevent drowsy driving, detects a driver's shallow…

Dsco and Shippo Partner on Fulfillment Intelligence

Dsco, a supply chain intelligence company, announced a partnership with Shippo, an enterprise shipping software company to provide improved fulfillment itelligence. The partnership will combine Shippo's shipping carrier data with Dsco's…

Ryder and TECSYS Partner on Healthcare Supply Chains

TECSYS Inc., a supply chain management software company, announced a partnership with Ryder System, Inc., a commercial fleet management, transportation, and supply chain solutions company, to address the challenges of end- to-end supply…

Using AI to Reduce Credit Risk

Euler Hermes, a leading trade credit insurer, announced a partnership with credit risk analysis company CRiskCo to use artificial intelligence (AI) to support credit analysis and fraud detection processes. Christophe Spoerry, co-founder…

Boeing Form Dedicated Analytics Group

Boeing has launched Boeing AnalytX, bringing together the work of more than 800 analytics experts across the company, who are focused on transforming data into actionable insights and customer solutions. Boeing AnalytX unites existing…

Reducing Weather Risk on Logistics

StormGeo, a provider of analytics for weather-sensitive operations, has introduced analytic weather tools to improve the operational efficiency of supply chain logistics on land, at sea and in the air. The company says the resulting…

How to Make Digital Transformation Work

According to a study by Harvard Business Review Analytic Services, 43% of companies surveyed are achieving positive outcomes from digital transformation investments. These include using digital technology at all levels of operations,…

Webinar: Technology-Enabled Business Models

The consulting company Frost & Sullivan will host a free webinar June 20 on "The Future of Logistics: What Technology-Enabled New Business Models Will Transform The Supply Chain by 20205?" The speaker will be Archana Vidyasekar,…

AI Is Helping to Reshape Retailing

Exponential progress in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, fueled by the combination of cloud, big data and new algorithms, is transforming the retail industry, according to a study by Frost & Sullivan. As AI…

Cloud Platform Measures Value of Legal Services

Qualmet announced the release of its cloud-based platform aims at measuring the value of a company's external legal service providers. The platform enables in-house law departments a way to assess and compare performance of legal service…

Hospital Moving to Self-Distribution

About 26% of American health systems are using or considering self-distribution as a way to reach their financial objectives, a study indicates. Standardization and direct-to-manufacturer pricing are the top two drivers of…

E-Commerce Logistics Market Growing at 21% Annually

Mar 14, 2017 - A report by Allied Market Research, "Global E-Commerce Logistics Market - Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecasts, 2014-2022," projects that the e-commerce market will reach $535,895 million by 2022, growing at a…

Jenny Kray is Calabrio CFO

March 13, 2017 - Calabrio, a Minneapolis-based provider of customer engagement and analytics software, has hired veteran finance executive Jenny Kray to serve as Chief Financial Officer. Kray will be responsible for leading the finance,…

Scintel Acquires Deep Blue Analytics

Feb 16, 2017  - Atlanta-based technology consulting firm Scintel Technologies, Inc. announced the acquisition of New York-based predictive analytics firm Deep Blue Analytics Inc. Deep Blue Analytics Inc. was founded in 2012 to help…

Millennials Are Fickle Shoppers

December 13, 2016 - About 67% of millennials admit to having switched one of their favorite brands in the past 12 months. Often supply chain and logistics issues are the factors that spur 18- to 34-year-olds to turn on their favorite…

ORTEC Launches Big Data Portal

June 15, 2016 - ORTEC Consulting, a specialist in analytics, announced the launch of its Big Data Portal for Analytics as a Service. The portal combines data storage, processing, analysis and advanced visualization in a user-friendly…