Press Release Founder and CEO of LeadsCon joins board of rapidly growing company that is transforming the way online consumers connect with advertisers and service providers Brooklyn, NY – August 7, 2013 – Datalot, an innovator of customer acquisition technology, today announced that Jay Weintraub, founder and CEO of the LeadsCon conference series, has joined […]
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Procurement technologies have progressed considerably. In fact, given advances in the scope and sophistication of corporate procurement teams, it would be difficult to find any company whose procurement operations could not derive new value from the use of modern purchasing or sourcing tools. However, if procurement technology has gained significant ground in the last few years, then what should companies expect in the next few? This paper looks at four of the most promising trends in procurement technology.
In the last century, vertical manufacturing strategies were still the rule for manufacturers of high-technology electronics. In 1990, the global market was worth nearly $100 billion, while less than 5 percent of all manufacturing was outsourced. A tremendous surge in manufacturing outsourcing began in the mid-1990s and continued into the 2000s. During this time, a […]
Demand-driven supply networks (DDSN) may seem like just another term for supply chain management. Dont be fooled. DDSN tackles business areas overlooked by traditional supply chain management and promises huge new efficiencies and growth. Proclaiming that the customer is king is not enough. Rebuilding the supply chain is essential for profitable growth in the 21st […]
Industry Takes Stock of Collaboration Progress Sam Walton stated that the more information a retailer like Wal-Mart can share with its suppliers, the more benefits both parties can reap. Though most trading partners would conceptually agree with collaboration as a useful business practice, translating this belief into a well-defined, easily measured process proved difficult. For […]
ASCET: You use the term disruptive technologies in your work. Can you define this term and talk about how the concept can be applied to supply chain? Clayton M. Christensen (CC): A disruption is an innovation that comes into a market that enables a whole new population of people who historically might not have had […]
September 12, 2005
As high-tech manufacturers continue their quest for high performance by seeking ever-lower costs and promising new markets for their products, cross-border trade accelerates in greater volumes. But while some companies are reaping strong benefits from their global businesses and are achieving high performance, many more are stumbling. In both cases, companies performance is directly related […]
Interview: Oracle senior vice president Sonny Singh foresees an open-link, high-visibility supply chain network revolution.
ASCET: What are the obstacles to achieving the level of visibility and integration in the supply chain that companies are working to achieve? Sonny Singh (SS): The three that are the most common are standards, technology and culture. Visibility brings a lot of benefits, but it requires standards. Rosetta Net, for example, works to promote […]
Procurement Out, Value In Financial services companies face an unrelenting challenge to lower their cost base and streamline operations to keep pace in todays competitive and unforgiving world markets. With margins shrinking and customers wary, senior executives must focus all their energies on what can lift their businesses above the pack and deliver shareholder value, […]