The German procurement SaaS has an innnovative approach to sourcing and the supply chain – and was surprisingly fun to research and write about. This series of blogs opened prospects’ eyes to AI across a variety of sectors.
In its 1990s heyday, a trend in logistics and procurement—pioneered by companies like Dell and Toyota—was to create competitive advantage from the tightest, leanest, most connected supply chains imaginable. It looks great on paper—and in ideal conditions, works brilliantly. Trouble is, conditions in the real world aren’t ideal. ( … continue reading)
Not so long ago, the automotive industry was just about cars. Those days are gone. Transforming into a much broader and more exciting sector: emobility. Not discrete vehicles roving down highways and streets, but a hive mind connected and communicating with electric drivetrains powering homes and grids as well as wheels. Converging technologies sharing data between vehicle systems, road networks, and traffic management. All pointing to a cleaner, greener, more efficient sector. ( … continue reading)