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Why ship atoms when you can transmit bits?

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 8, 2018

Think about it. Why would we want to move product from here to there when we can leapfrog mountains and oceans? We wouldn’t, of course, and that is why we...

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3D Printing from the Mountain Top, a Supply Chain Perspective

by Pete Basiliere  |  January 24, 2018

3D printing is fast evolving into a capability employed to manufacture unique product designs and tools. Will supply chain leaders be able to reliably deliver 3D printed goods without supply...

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Gartner Predicts 2018: 3D Printing Changes Business Models

by Pete Basiliere  |  December 12, 2017

Organizations are using 3DP to change their business models. It changes many of the calculations that have been made around specialty manufacturing. 3DP may never be as efficient as a...

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IoT Will Drive the "Golden Rule" for Data as a Service (DaaS) or Data Broker Opportunities

by David Yockelson  |  March 22, 2016

Many years ago, I read a clever joke within a cartoon strip (it was the "Wizard of Id' for those interested). Set on a dirt path near the king's castle,...

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Let the Work Flow, er, Workflow, er . . .

by Pete Basiliere  |  March 17, 2016

Xerox’s new $649,000 Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press piqued everyone’s interest at this week's customer event but workflow software underpins its strategy for enabling profitable digital printing. Xerox Document Technology, the “classic...

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Digital Commerce and The Internet of Things

by Allen Weiner  |  March 6, 2014

Let me start off my stating how little I like the term “Internet of Things.” My take is that this phrase—which represents the grand concept of using IP technology to...

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Running Most Of the 100-Meter Dash

by Allen Weiner  |  August 16, 2012

In this wondrous Olympic year, who can resist a track and field metaphor? Picture this: Usain Bolt is blurring his way to the finish line in the 100 meter finals...

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GE's $2B China Investment... Implications for Supply Chain

by Matthew Davis  |  November 9, 2010

On Tuesday, GE announced a plan to invest over $2B in China through 2012.  $500M for R&D and customer innovation centers and $1.5B for joint partnerships with state-owned enterprises.  A...

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And They Would Call The Network, Hulu

by Allen Weiner  |  November 14, 2008

Here's some food for thought: as NBC and Fox plan to share resources, would it make sense for News Corp to spin off Fox Broadcasting and for GE to spin...

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