Best practices, technology, and new takes on critical business topics from ChainLink Research
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Tuesday October 28, 2014 -- Published twice monthly.
 
To Have or to Hold
By Ann Grackin Tuesday October 28, 2014
Managing product portfolios to avoid SKU proliferation and gain profits. [ Read: To Have or to Hold ]
Distributed Intelligence in the IoT
By Bill McBeath Tuesday October 28, 2014
The Internet of Things has intelligence distributed throughout many integrated layers. Algorithms and analytics are needed to make sense of the raw data. Often this intelligence needs to reside on the edge of the network close to the source of the data—near the ‘things’ comprising the IoT.
[ Read: Distributed Intelligence in the IoT ]

It’s 58 Shopping Days till Christmas
By Ann Grackin Tuesday October 28, 2014
Impact of Omni-Channel, Home Delivery, and the Biggest Christmas Ever on Logistics.
[ Read: It’s 58 Shopping Days till Christmas ]

Reinventing Supply Chain Finance—Part 3: Continuity of Supply and Time-to-Market
By Bill McBeath Tuesday October 28, 2014
Here we discuss how holistic supply chain finance can be used to improve supplier’s health, accelerate time-to-market, and enable postponement of differentiation.
[ Read: Reinventing Supply Chain Finance—Part 3: Continuity of Supply and Time-to-Market ]

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