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Salesforce exec: Some clients just want blockchain for one purpose

Blockchain backers need to stop talking up the technology's intricacies and start detailing real-world business use cases, says Salesforce's Adam Caplan. He's noticed a recent 'sea change' in how companies approach the distributed...

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FDA to pilot A.I., consider blockchain, to track and trace food

The FDA plans to pilot artificial intelligence and machine learning technology in its legacy food-screening systems – and it's exploring how to build out blockchain internally and industry-wide to increase the scale, efficiency and...

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What's a crypto wallet (and how does it manage digital currency)?

Cryptocurrency wallets store secret keys used to digitally sign transactions for blockchain distributed ledgers, but their future goes far beyond being just a keeper of cryptocurrencies. They could one day represent your professional...

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Gartner: Cloud, enterprise software to drive global IT spending increase

Spending on enterprise software, particularly cloud services and applications, is expected to grow faster than any other category of IT this year, fueling an overall increase in global spending on technology.

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What is SCOR? A model for improving supply chain management

The supply chain operations reference (SCOR) model helps businesses evaluate and perfect supply chain management for reliability, consistency and efficiency.

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What is inventory management? A system for streamlining operations

An inventory management system can help streamline your operations by keeping tabs on goods and supplies and by forecasting needs based on a wide array of data.

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The top 8 supply chain management certifications

Here are eight supply chain management certifications to help demonstrates your skills and elevate your SCM career.

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10 best graduate programs for supply chain management

A master’s degree in SCM can help you gain an edge in a growing field. Here are the ten schools that, according to Best Colleges, offer the best master’s programs — many of which can be completed part-time and online.

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AI in the supply chain: Logistics gets smart

Interest in machine learning and AI for SCM is increasing as companies envision a more predictable, automated future for logistics and distribution.

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5 information security threats that will dominate 2018

The global security threat outlook evolves with every coming year. To combat the threat in 2018, enterprises must understand these five global cyber threats.

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Brexit creates supply chain uncertainty

Monitor Brexit closely to avoid having your supply chain disrupted. If you don't, Britain’s exit from the EU might not be the only exit in your future.

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