Happy Friday #SupplyChainGeeks!
Did you know that by 2020, 30 billion connected smart devices will take 42% of the mobile bandwidth? IoT is being a driver of change for many businesses and as a #SupplyChainGeek this is just one of the many stats that get me interested in learning more regarding the Supply Chain. This week I have rounded up a lot of great articles and a podcast that will give you something to read as you enjoy either your coffee or cocktail.
Check them out below:
- Learn more about the new partnership Nike announced with Flex, a global manufacturer in hopes to advance their innovation to its manufacturing supply chain!
You can also watch the CEO of Flextronics talk about innovation in a connected world below:
- Security is definitely one of the biggest areas of importance for any company, but it’s especially important for tech companies. This article talks about why ‘Explotiable’ is the new word for ‘Smart’ in the IoT.
- From the Outside in: Supply Chain as Strategic Advantage is a great article to get an idea of how non-supply chain executives perceive and appreciate their Supply Chain!
- Listen to this podcast to hear Yossi Sheffi, director of MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics, and author of the new book The Power of Resilience: How the Best Companies Manage the Unexpected discuss some key elements to make a successful supply chain resilience initiative.
Don’t forget to share this roundup using #SupplyChainGeek and have a great weekend! 🙂