This week, Supply Chain Matters is attending the Oracle OpenWorld conference held in San Francisco. In this third dispatch- we highlight Tuesday’s keynotes along with added observations.
Internet of Things
Supply Chain Matters had the opportunity to attend the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, Emerging Applications of Blockchain for Supply Chains symposium. This was by many accounts, a very informative session that provided important insights on a technology that is gaining increasing interest in supply chain management circles.
United Technologies announced deal to acquire Collins changes Aerospace industry supply chain ecosystem dynamics and negotiating leverage with a counter force in product design collaboration, volume pricing and other supply matters, including the aftermarket.
This week, Oracle announced some significant enhancements to its Cloud-based and on-premise IoT support offerings, in addition to previous announced capabilities. Further announced was a collaboration with Mitsubishi Electric for developing and IoT Platform for Smart Manufacturing.
This Supply Chain Matters blog posting, Building the Service Parts Planning Foundation, represents the third of a four-part market education series, in collaboration with supply chain planning and service parts technology provider ToolsGroup.