In the press, a great deal of attention is given to the concept of using drones to deliver parcels direct to people's homes as well as the use of autonomous delivery vehicles on the road. As exciting as these concepts are, a lot more work is needed before they are mature enough for large-scale implementation.
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The concept of organizational change sometimes creates apprehension among middle management and employees because of a perception that it is simply another tool used by management to cut back. Much of this comes from a lack of transparency, honesty and integrity on behalf of those driving change.
Emerging technologies go through what is described as a hype cycle. As presented by Gartner, this represents the curve technology goes through from inception to maturity. Critical phases include:
Like it or not, the world of technology is set for huge growth in the sector of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Did you know that AI is actually a vast field that encompasses many different areas? Machine Learning (ML) is one such sub-category within AI that’s getting a lot of attention.
More than likely, you’re going to be making significant investments in your supply chain over the next several years (or perhaps you’ve already started). If so, it’s worth looking at the recent findings from the 2017 CSCO Supply Chain survey by Gartner.