Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

By | Big data supply chains, Demand, Supply Chain | 7 Comments

The supply chain is knotted. It is unruly. It is complex.  Will it ever be tamed through social? Yesterday, @DamarqueViews asked me a question on twitter: “What do you think are the greatest barriers in the adoption of social technology in the supply chain?”  I laughed.  Such a deep question on twitter. I tried and tried to figure out how I could answer this question in 140 characters on Twitter.  I could…

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Spice it up?

By | New technologies, Supply chain excellence | No Comments

  Wanted:  Orange shirts for green guys.    Needed:  Community members with strong commitment, passion and vision.  Yes, Spiceworks is calling all to a new form of community.  It is a new way of buying and deciding how to buy IT solutions.  It is one that is “spicing” up the sale of software and IT solutions.  The company’s name will be a new concept for most of my readers, but I…

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More than just an F-WORD

By | Downstream data, New technologies | One Comment

I think that we are in a new bubble. It will grow and pop like the ones before.  However, for a short minute, it will be dazzling.  Like bubbles rising from a child softly blowing on their new toy,  I think that we are seeing multiple bubbles beginning to rise.  It will be a new horizon filled with color, uncertainty and rising expectations. It is more than a F-Word.  Here I explain…. Managing the Bubble I like…

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