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CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply




CIPS - Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

Supply chains and the power of artificial intelligence
Alexandra Brintrup
IfM

Supply chain analytics isn’t a new concept – in fact the manufacturing sector has long been an enthusiastic adopter of data-driven techniques. So apart from a fancy new name, what’s really new?

A combination of three emerging developments is changing the game:

  1. Computational power, enabling us to do difficult calculations in real time
  2. Powerful new algorithms can automate analysis and decision-making
  3. And, crucially, new and previously untapped sources of data are emerging

We should also remember that ‘supply chain analytics’ is an umbrella term, referring to a multitude of capabilities. There is no single solution that works for every organisation: it depends on the nature of the supply chain, the organisational strategy and priorities, and the information that is available.

And not every capability is appropriate for every organisation – they should not be ...  >>

Supply & Demand Chain Executive Special Issue
Take a look at this special issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine, all about the Virtual Enterprise and its enabler, the business network. As Dr. Marcell Vollmer, COO of Ariba, says,“Business is no longer about executing a process within a company, but across an entire value chain. It’s not   >>

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Last update 5 Jan 2021
Global manufacturing growth stays close to decade highs in December, but supply-chain pressures grow
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