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May 15 2018

Tive Featured in Network World's 10 Hot IoT Startups to Watch

Tive is thrilled to be recognized as one of Network World's 10 Hot IoT Startups to Watch. This group of startups includes companies from around the world using connected IoT (Internet of Things) technologies in every industry, from manufacturing to security to (and this one's our personal favorite) supply chain.

May 07 2018

Tive Exhibiting at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Tive is excited to return to Gartner's Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Held May 14th to 17th, this conference is a premier event that brings together top executives and solution providers in the supply chain space.

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May 01 2018

Op Ed: IoT and Security in the Supply Chain: Making Smart Choices

There's a lot of confusion about the Internet of Things and security in enterprise environments. In reality, IoT is not just one thing, and the type of IoT solution as well as the environment in which it is used should dictate security requirements.

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Apr 24 2018

Beer Shipment Destroyed in Truck Turnover

Here at Tive, we work with a lot of companies that are trying to predict and avoid product damage. Usually, this means temperature excursions, mishandling, and other common forms of damage. But sometimes, shipments can be damaged in more unexpected ways.

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Apr 17 2018

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Cellular: What’s What in the Wide World of Wireless

When it comes to supply chain visibility, investing in a wireless technology to help you monitor your in-transit goods is key.

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Apr 10 2018

Op Ed: Bringing Data-Driven Analysis to Supply Chain Problems

Ask a manufacturing manager how they solve problems and you’ll likely get an earful about lean, six sigma, and other data-driven improvement techniques.

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Apr 01 2018

No Jokes Here

Happy April Fools Day!

We just wanted to let you know that his blog will never publish "funny" fake news stories on April 1st. We think supply managers have enough surprises already.

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Mar 20 2018

Tive at Convergence Conference in St Louis

I spent last Tuesday with a group of supply chain professionals at the SLU Convergence Conference, sponsored by Saint Louis University and the Supply Chain Collective (SCC).

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Mar 20 2018

Harnessing the Power of IoT to Track Shipments in Real-Time

"As I sit here and look around my apartment, it's likely that every single item has been shipped here from across the state, the country or even the world.

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Mar 13 2018

How To Approach Security for Supply Chain IoT

IoT applications are moving from science fiction to reality, and with that transition comes questions around security.

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