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Op Ed: Bringing IoT to the Automotive Supply Chain

Since Toyota first pioneered its innovative Lean production system in the 1930s, the automotive industry has been a trailblazer in developing data-driven strategies to optimize manufacturing processes.

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 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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Feb 08 2018

Op Ed: Five Ways IoT is Changing Supply Chain

As the world becomes ever more globalized and complex, manufacturers are turning to IoT (Internet of Things) technologies to power the next generation of supply chains. 

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Dec 12 2017

Op Ed: Data Logging is Not Enough For a Modern Pharma Supply Chain

For many years, pharmaceutical companies shipping temperature-sensitive goods have relied on temperature loggers to monitor the condition of in-transit products.

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Oct 30 2017

Op Ed: New IoT Tools Enable Greater Visibility Into Complex Supply Chains

Shipping high-value goods is risky business. Supply chains are complex, and getting more complex by the day. More complexity means more surprises, and most supply chain managers don’t like surprises.

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