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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Centralized vs. Local Sourcing and Procurement Governance Models:
Part Two

By Bill McBeath                                       Tuesday, August 3, 2010

How a major high tech firm uses global commodity management teams to provide centralized sourcing that still meets the needs of various product lines, functions, and geographies. [Read More]

Collaborating with Channels -
Great Source for Accurate Demand: Part Two

By Ann Grackin                                                                                                  Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Channel partners can be a great source of accurate forcasts, but Brand, OEMs and Tech companies don’t engage on Demand. [Read More]

Featured Insights above.  Headlines and Commentary follow below.

Dash7 Alliance Progress Report
Standards groups are known for glacial speed, but Dash7 moves with faster frequency.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010     ChainLink Commentary
Retail Item-level RFID Tagging: Is the Privacy Threat Real?
Recent articles on Walmart’s item-level tagging announcement dedicated a lot of print to privacy concerns. Is that the central story?
Tuesday, August 3, 2010     ChainLink Commentary

Government & Global Trade
Congress Passes Financial Reform -
What Will Be the Impact to Supply Chain?

The ChainLink team hypothesizes on the potential impacts to Supply Chain investments.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010     ChainLink Commentary
Demand Management Technology for Manufactures

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