During his TED talk on the Internet of Things (IoT) technologist, Dr. John Barrett, described how every thing: appliances, furniture, vehicles, equipment, soil, food, animals and humans can become connected, identified, monitored, managed, and controlled. By 2032 he predicts that each person could come in contact with 3,000 to 5,000 connected things each day. IBM
Here are the top supply chain and logistics blog posts of 2014 2014 is over and a new year has begun. We look back at the content we created and shared in 2014. Looking at content focused on the supply chain and logistics industries, there are three topics which garnered the most interest: The use
The Internet of Things (IoT) is ubiquitous. Because of this it can seem abstruse. Puneet Mehta does a great job of putting the concept in layman’s terms: “[A] plethora of “dumb” objects becom[ing] connected, sending signals to each other and alerts to our phones, and creating mounds of “little data” on all of us that
The 2014 UPS B2B Buyers Insight Study found that companies need to have a strong online presence to grow their business. Buyers are looking for information online Buyers are conducting research on industrial suppliers online. Sixty-eight percent of buyers research supply purchases via supplier website, and 52 percent use search engines. In their report, UPS and TNS
I was recently introduced to a new social network: Procurious. Procurious is a niche social network and online community created for procurement and supply chain professionals. It is a wealth of information, resources, and opportunity. Developed by procurement and supply chain professionals, Procurious offers a wealth of resources and opportunity for those within the industries.
This article is part of a series of articles written by MBA students and graduates from the University of New Hampshire Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. Supply Chain Management will use the Internet of Things to improve factory workflow, increase material tracking, and optimize distribution to maximize revenues. “Clap on “(clap, clap), “Clap off” (clap, clap), “the Clapper”!! When