News & Highlights
The AI Revolution. Coming to Transform Your Business Network - A CSCMP Hot Topic
Some technologies cause ripples, others cause waves of transformation. Artificial intelligence (AI) is perhaps the most transformative of our era. AI technologies like IBM Watson can understand, reason, learn, and interact – and do so at enormous speed and scale. As these systems continue to learn from your data and processes, they get smarter, delivering greater value. Discover how you can apply AI - today – to build a modern, faster, more efficient B2B network.
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written by CSCMP Corporate Member, Lori Webber, Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Watson Supply Chain.
HIGH TECH & HIGH TOUCH: Bridging the Gap for Customer Success - A CSCMP Hot Topic
Logistics services providers are faced with finding a balance with technology and live customer service. The industry has become ripe with automation; however, you can’t automate complicated logistics processes and issues. In this CSCMP Hot Topic, you’ll discover the sweet spot between high touch and high-tech service.
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written by CSCMP EDGE Sponsor, TQL.
The Building Blocks of Blockchain - A CSCMP Hot Topic
With blockchain fatigue setting in, it’s difficult for supply chain professionals to determine an effective path forward for implementation. GS1 US collaborates with brands, retailers, and technology providers to better understand blockchain in these early stages of development and have offered tips for those committed to doing their due diligence. Read how GS1 Standards can help increase the chances of blockchain implementation success, and how they can help companies achieve supply chain visibility for key use cases such as traceability without blockchain.
Read CSCMP's latest Hot Topic on blockchain
, contributed by CSCMP Strategic Partner GS1 US.
Apply for CSCMP’s Mentorship Program
Call for Mentors and Mentees! CSCMP’s Mentorship Program is back for the 2019-2020 edition. This program is designed to foster knowledge and connection through learning partnerships. Developed by CSCMP's Young Professionals Committee, the program helps to evolve and bridge future supply chain leaders from one generation to the next. The application period is open from August 26 through September 30, 2019. You must be a CSCMP member to participate.
CALL FOR EDGE 2020 TRACK CHAIRS--Deadline Extended!
Be a part of supply chain’s premier event™ and apply to become an EDGE 2020 Track Chair!* EDGE Track Chairs are dedicated volunteers who select topic ideas and sources talented speakers that engage, excite and educate EDGE attendees. As a Track Chair, you will work directly with the EDGE Conference Committee and CSCMP staff to make EDGE a source of valuable, actionable content. This is your chance to give back to supply chain and bring your ideas to life!
*EDGE Track Chairs must be CSCMP members at time of selection. Applicants must have attended at least two EDGE conferences by October 1st in order to be eligible.
Apply by October 1st
2020 Research Grant-Deadline Extended!
CSCMP is accepting proposals research specifically, research addressing e-commerce and omni-channel, last mile delivery, impacts of emerging technologies (blockchain, additive manufacturing, etc.), sustainability, ethical considerations in supply chains, food safety, humanitarian logistics, supply chain risk management, and urban logistics. The research should be enhanced by specific attention to placement in a global setting or consideration of unique dynamics focused on a particular industry.
Deadline extended to August 23, 2019. Submit your application
Weekly Update: Qualitative & Quantitative Market Data
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