Author: Connected World

Episode 744 11.02.21 Supply Chain: Ready or Not Greys Sosic, professor, USC Marshall School of Business, addresses the overarching challenges impacting the global supply chain. She explains that in the last several decades we have witnessed the supply chain attempting to become more efficient—and it was highly successful as long as it was working and didn’t have any big disruptions. The good news in all of this, she says, is that digital transformation is a good solution and we are realizing the benefits of digitally transforming supply chains. Below is an excerpt from the interview. To hear the entire interview…

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Industrial manufacturers have embraced the concept of future-proofing their organizations via the Industrial IIoT (Internet of Things). What started as a growing realization in 2019 as pressure to meet the needs of rapid change and escalating volatility has fully solidified as a business imperative in the wake of the pandemic. According to a recent survey conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Analog Devices, “industrial manufacturers who have made investments in connectivity technologies are better positioned to drive innovation and gain a competitive advantage compared to firms that have been slower to implement connectivity….” However, many organizations have questions about…

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