Embedded SIMs Shake IoT & Smartphone Supply Chains Pablo Valerio 4/11/2016 Post a comment GSMA has presented the final release of its “GSMA Embedded SIM Specification”. This new type of SIM is integrated in the main circuit of a M2M platform, wearable, tablet or other mobile device, but it has no initial credentials and those can be provisioned over-the-air after the device is activated.
Security & Compliance Key Concerns in the Cloud Hailey Lynne McKeefry 4/8/2016 (1) comment As much as organization are enthusiastic about putting their supply chain systems in the cloud, a natural skepticism remains, as they try to insure that they can secure their data and meet compliance obligations.
Making a Smartphone World Logical Link 4/7/2016 (1) comment Dozens of third-world countries are in various stages of embracing technology in the form of a handheld device. And, that will continue to have far-reaching supply chain implications as component makers and OEMs strive to reach billions of people waiting to be part of the smartphone revolution.
Back to the Future: Pricing Still Center Stage Hailey Lynne McKeefry 3/18/2016 Post a comment Although we've moved forward, with more large organizations naming a chief procurement officer (CPO), the reality of business pressures remain, keeping procurement pros focused, to some extent on pricing rather than strategy.
Gartner’s Next Level of Supply Chain Innovation: Federated Solutions Lisa Ann Cairns 1/25/2016 Post a comment The maturation of business technology and digital business processes has enabled a new solution set and a new means for collaborative ecosystems across companies to be built. These new ecosystems espouse federated solutions that not only provide innovative opportunities for customers but also new growth capabilities for supply chain partners without taking on additional assets.
Packaging for the Future Aaron Continelli 1/21/2016 Post a comment Efforts to increase sustainability of packaging can help companies gain a stronger foothold in their market and more easily adhere to government regulations by catering to the earth-friendly desires of their own consumer market.
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