TECHNOLOGY PAYOFFS: THE ROI FOR AI, IOT AND ADVANCED ANALYTICS

N/A | December 19, 2018

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The supply chain industry has been relatively cautious in adopting technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT), advanced analytics (AA) and artificial intelligence (AI). But that’s changing as companies realize the benefits of digital supply chain technology. IoT and predictive analytics, in particular, are providing payoffs for early adopters.

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