Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin GEP and the North Carolina State University (NCSU) Supply Chain Resource Cooperative surveyed supply chain, procurement and IT professionals across a range of industries to gain insight into their priorities and strategies regarding supply chain resilience and optimization. The survey’s results suggest a series of misalignments where gaps in process, technology and information flow can be a drag on productivity and optimization. Of the professionals surveyed, 59% saw the gap between procurement/sourcing and supply chain to be a major disconnect, and the most pressing pain point. But the vision of a truly integrated supply chain has proven difficult to realize. A multi-enterprise supply chain networks (MSCN) is a key technology for improved collaboration across an extended supply chain. A MSCN is a collaborative solution for supply chain processes built on a public cloud – many-to-many architecture – which supports a community … [Read more...] about The Power Of The Network: Spend Management Vs. ERP Procurement
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If you received an email from Burger King containing a blank receipt for an order you never placed, you’re not alone. Thousands of people have taken to social media to report the ghost receipts. Here’s what you need to know: advertisement What’s happening? People began receiving emails containing what appeared to be a blank Burger King receipt for an order they never placed. The emails began arriving in people’s inboxes in the early-morning hours of Tuesday, August 9. What do the Burger King emails say? The emails contain a typical Burger King receipt. It says “Thanks for ordering from Burger King!” followed by a message saying where the recipient’s Burger King order can be picked up, though the location is blank. The email also doesn’t show other critical information like the order number or cost of the order. What email address does the Burger King email come from? According to screenshots on Twitter, the email appears to come from the address … [Read more...] about Burger King blank receipts: What’s behind the mysterious ‘nothing burger’ emails?
Moshe Katri, Managing Director of Equity research at Wedbush Securities Trade Watchlist Portfolio Message Set Alert live bse live nse live Volume Todays L/H More × Moshe Katri, who has been covering IT services and payments for more than two decades believes that Cognizant’s relative underperformance vis-a-vis its peers warrants action from the board. He contrasted its fortunes with Indian rivals such as Infosys and Wipro , where the founders took an active role in tweaking leadership at the right time. Katri currently serves as Managing Director of Equity research at Wedbush Securities. Katri, despite his concerns, has an Outperform rating on Cognizant, as he believes it is a very valuable, underutilised asset that can be revitalised under the right circumstances. For the longest time, Cognizant was the barometer of growth for the Indian IT industry, but in the last three … [Read more...] about Cognizant board has to exercise its fiduciary duty, assess what is going on: Moshe Katri
Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Should a business establish an AI Ethics advisory board? You might be surprised to know that this is not an easy yes-or-no answer. Before I get into the complexities underlying the pros and cons of putting in place an AI Ethics advisory board, let’s make sure we are all on the same page as to what an AI Ethics advisory board consists of and why it has risen to headline-level prominence. As everyone knows, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the practical use of AI for business activities have gone through the roof as a must-have for modern-day companies. You would be hard-pressed to argue otherwise. To some degree, the infusion of AI has made products and services better, plus at times led to lower costs associated with providing said products and services. A nifty list of efficiencies and effectiveness boosts can be potentially attributed to the sensible and appropriate application of AI. In short, the addition or … [Read more...] about Here’s Why Businesses Are Having A Tumultuous Love-Hate Relationship With AI Ethics Boards