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Machine intelligence and human creativity in supply chain planning

I am reading this absolutely fascinating book “Deep Thinking: Where machine intelligence ends and human creativity begins” by Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion. As the title suggests, in this book Kasparov shares a highly provocative point of view on artificial intelligence and its implications for the human race, with the backdrop of his 1997 loss in a highly publicized chess match up against IBM’s chess computer Deep Blue. The book did make me reflect on my own experiences and views on the division of labor between the machines and human supply chain planners.

Much has been written and said about how machine intelligence is impactin


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09 Jul 2020
Blue Yonder and WMG, University of Warwick Study: Only 15% of Global Retailers’ Supply Chains are Prescriptive or Autonomous
 

Retailers are overly reliant on spreadsheets and legacy processes, but plan to embrace AI and Machine Learning to drive real-time pricing, planning and strategy   Most global retailers are only at an early stage of digital supply chain adoption, according to a new report from Blue Yonder and

 
Blue Yonder
Blue Yonder

09 Jul 2020
5 Myths About Industry 4.0
 

Whenever a new idea or technology comes along, there’s always a mixture of real insight and hype. With Industry 4.0—the fourth industrial revolution that’s poised to build new manufacturing paradigms out of automation and machine-to-machine communication—things are no differe

 
Brian Hoey
Flexis

09 Jul 2020
Creating the 21st Century Automotive Supply Chain: Complexity 1 - Accelerating rapid innovation and flexibility through collaboration
 

With newly introduced climate legislation, a fast growing environmentally conscious consumer base, and the push for automation creating new needs and challenges, auto manufacturers seek to rapidly introduce innovation and leading-edge features to consumer markets, all while ensuring vehicle safety.

 
Tara Merry
Infor

09 Jul 2020
Supply chain transparency in modern food & beverage manufacturing: Building consumer trust
 

Achieving supply chain transparency across the food value chain is an increasingly complex process as many food and beverage companies are dependent on a multitude of suppliers with varying levels of supply chain sophistication. In this blog series we will dig deeper into the processes and technolog

 
Mikael Bengtsson
Infor

19 Jun 2020
Moving Inventory Planning Beyond the Spreadsheet
 

Let’s say you’re moving into a new home, and you want to keep track of all your furniture, books, housewares, and other stuff in order to make the moving process more efficient. What’s the first thing you do. Well, you might start be creating an Excel spreadsheet to create a regist

 
Brian Hoey
flexis


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HOYER: Future-Proofs System for Managing Intermodal Rail, Road, and Sea Transport to Meet High Growth Potential

HOYER is an independent family enterprise that dates back to 1946, and which has become one of the world’s leading bulk-logistics providers, offering comprehensive transport services and complex logistics soluti...

Order Placement And Distribution: Their Impact On Satisfaction And Word Of Mouth

One of the key dyadic relationships across supply chain is between logistics service provider and the manufacturer. Over time the concept of logistics service provider developed toward service offering of greater complex...


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