How to improve your supply chain performance

New opportunities for analytics in the automotive industry

New opportunities for analytics in the automotive industry

As industries are facing shifting marketing conditions, globalization, increased competition and new technology they are entering a business environment that is changing at an astonishing pace. One industry that have felt these changes is the automotive industry. With everything from self-driving cars to heightened customer expectation the automotive industry is on the verge of aRead more about New opportunities for analytics in the automotive industry[…]

Growth through the future automotive workforce

Growth through the future automotive workforce

Supply chain analytics is definitely the way forward for many companies in many different industries. One industry that already is feeling the changes in this new technology is the automotive industry. The automotive industry is undergoing some fundamental changes due to digital and intelligent technologies such as cloud and artificial intelligence. Some crucial component ofRead more about Growth through the future automotive workforce[…]

The sustainable construction industry

The sustainable construction industry

The pressure from stakeholders such as investors, customers and politicians on companies’ environmentalism is growing rapidly the recent years. This pressure means that many companies, from CPG to construction, need to manage their environmental footprint to not only appease stakeholders, but to create a sustainable supply chain. The construction industry has long been accused asRead more about The sustainable construction industry[…]

Saving Money in The Construction Industry by digitalization

Saving Money in The Construction Industry by digitalization

The supply chain in the construction industry is very complex. The supply chain is constantly changing, varies from project to project and is hard to accurately plan. Therefore, a large problem in the current construction industry is the cost overrun due to bad planning, mismanagement and simply unforeseeable circumstances. To minimize these problems and costsRead more about Saving Money in The Construction Industry by digitalization[…]

Predictive Analytics will Improve the Supply Chain

Predictive Analytics will Improve the Supply Chain

Predictive analytics is the ability to use data to predict future activities. It enables real-time decision making and forethought on both strategy and performance. According to an interesting article by Gary Brooks at tdwi.com, predictive analytics is on the horizon for the supply-chain and the after-sales service industry. An industry, which he notes, that’s worthRead more about Predictive Analytics will Improve the Supply Chain[…]

Companies fail in unlocking the full value and potential of becoming digital

Companies fail in unlocking the full value and potential of becoming digital

85% of companies have heavily invested in digital technologies, but very few have succeeded in achieving the expected growth value. The hardest part, where most companies fail, is unlocking the full value and potential of digital by taking a strategic and customer focused approach. To achieve this, three critical capabilities need to be developed: connectivity, intelligentRead more about Companies fail in unlocking the full value and potential of becoming digital[…]

The Era of Linear Supply Chains May Soon Be Over

The Era of Linear Supply Chains May Soon Be Over

This interesting article addresses a hot topic that has been debated for a long time now. I think it’s worth addressing it in the data integration perspective, since the future supply chains will be data-driven. Supply Chain Integration in the digital era will require more than linear thinking. You need to think “ecosystems”, network-based companies,Read more about The Era of Linear Supply Chains May Soon Be Over[…]