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Finding the Value in Your Control Tower

Talking with supply chain leaders across the industry, it’s clear that supply chain control towers are being tasked with more and more functionality. It’s a natural evolution. After all, control towers collect and leverage large data sets from across the end-to-end supply chain. If data really is the new currency, there must be gold in those hills, right?

As it turns out, not necessarily.

As supply chain networks become more complex, siloed and disconnected systems can lead to troublesome visibility gaps across internal and external supply chains. Lacking insight across all nodes makes it increasingly difficult to interpret the impact of disruptions or opportunities across the network. For many control towers, that lack of true real time end-to-end visibility is an Achilles’ heel.

For other control tower implementations, it’s the inability to understand and leverage signals from across the digital

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22 Aug 2017
Supply & Demand: The Age-Old Supply Chain Story Gets a New Twist

by Stacie Immesberger, Director, Solutions Strategy and Marketing, Supply Chain Planning and Execution, Infor   We often speak about how much supply chains have changed in the past decade, crediting digital disruption, high consumer demand, globalized production, neo-protectionist po

Stacie Immesberger

02 Aug 2017
Digital transformation in manufacturing: Getting started–part two

This is the conclusion to a two-part series. Click here to read part one. In yesterday’s blog post, we covered why now is the time to focus on disruptive technologies and steps 1-3 in the journey to digital disruption. Today, we pick up the story, starting with point 4….  


01 Aug 2017
Digital disruption in manufacturing; Getting started–part 1

This is part one in a series The series offers advice on how to get started on your digital journey. The insights apply to large enterprises and SMBs, industrial manufacturers as well as fabricators, contractors, and organizations in the Food & Beverage industry, Chemicals, Auto, or A&D.


28 Jul 2017
The impact of digitalization and status of the supply chain profession are driving a global talent shortage crisis

A survey conducted by DHL found that the supply chain talent pool is not keeping up with the changing requirements as technology reshapes the industry. More than a third of companies have failed to take steps to create their future talent pipeline or develop their workforce. The common impression of supply chain careers as lacking in excitement continues to have a significant impact in finding, attracting and retaining talent


24 Jul 2017
A practical application for Machine Learning

Machine Learning has gone from a niche area of technology to being the savior of companies across multiple industries. Others see it as a technology that is overhyped and doesn’t deliver. Indeed, the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies has Machine Learning, or ML, at the Peak of Infla

Pedro Arellano, Vice President of Product Strategy
Birst, an Infor company

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Last update 6 Feb 2020
Manufacturing growth slows at start of 2020 as exports fall
   Source: Markit US Manufacturing PMI ™  -  IHS Markit
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