IoT Agenda:

Supply chain


September 27, 2018  2:12 PM

From farm to table: IoT in supply chains

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
Bluetooth, Cellular, Distribution/logistics applications, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT sensors, Logistics, Smart sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management

Consumers are demanding an ever-greater variety in fresh food products as the cold chain, or perishable supply chain, becomes increasingly globalized. At the same time, people are demanding more transparency about where food comes from to ensure that they choose and get the healthiest and freshest...

September 21, 2018  2:13 PM

Is your city as smart as a 10 year old? To get smart, cities must focus on friction

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
City, Digital asset management, Digital transformation, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT data, retailers, Smart cities, smart city, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, Transparency

What exactly is a smart city? According to Wikipedia, "a smart city is an urban area that uses different types of electronic data collection sensors to supply information which is used to manage assets and resources efficiently." This basic definition paints a picture of an urban setting that is...


September 4, 2018  12:24 PM

Every physical product joins digital age with upgrade to ubiquitous barcode

Niall Murphy Niall Murphy Profile: Niall Murphy
Brand engagement, Branding, brands, Consumer IoT, Digital IDs, Digitization, GS1, Internet of Things, iot, IoT devices, manufacturers, Supply chain, visibility

As a technologist, I watch with wonder as the once only imagined transitions into everyday reality -- all the while taking part in the fun of making this transformation happen. For example, a third of the world's population today walks around...


August 1, 2018  11:46 AM

IoT technology’s role in pharmaceutical shipping

Paul Washicko Profile: Paul Washicko
#eHealth #Healthcare IOT #Wearables #wireless medical devices, Connected Health, Internet of Things, iot, IoT sensors, Logistics, Medicine, Pharmaceutical, Pharmaceuticals, Sensors, Smart sensors, Supply chain, tracking, transportation, visibility

Pharmaceutical shipping is a particularly compelling application of IoT technologies because of the special challenges and stringent regulations involved. Pharmaceuticals have special requirements with regard to temperature, making precise control critical during transport. An increasing array of...


July 24, 2018  10:22 AM

How IoT improves the fresh food supply chain

Peter Mehring Profile: Peter Mehring
Data Analytics, food, Internet of Things, iot, IoT analytics, IoT applications, IoT data, IoT sensors, Sensor data, Sensors, Smart sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain analysis, Supply Chain Management

Every company is obsessed with data. Whether it's a security team monitoring logs or a retail grocer checking temperatures of a trailer filled with fresh produce to ensure its freshness and safety, companies rely on data to make better decisions that improve their business. Effective data capture...


July 9, 2018  3:39 PM

How to turn IoT data into a tradable asset

Ken Figueredo Profile: Ken Figueredo
Data Management, Data Marketplace, Data monetization, Data sharing, IIoT, Industrial IoT, Internet of Things, iot, IoT data, monetisation, Supply chain

Data from IIoT machines and operational applications allows industrial organizations to collaborate and innovate in new ways. Think of data as a different type of lubricant for industrial processes. But that is not its only use. The data exhaust from connected machines and processes in...


July 9, 2018  1:40 PM

Connected produce: Think outside the grocery bag

Guy Courtin Profile: Guy Courtin
Connectivity, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, retail, Retail IT, RFID, supermarket, Supply chain

The grocery store is the last stop between the farm and our forks. The business of feeding the world is not easy. Although the grocery store commands the bulk of our retail spending -- representing


June 21, 2018  10:52 AM

Automation vs. humanity: A false binary choice

Prasad Akella Profile: Prasad Akella
ai, Artificial intelligence, Automation, IT Automation, manufacturers, Manufacturing, robot, Robotics, ROBOTS, Skills, Skillset, Supply chain

Ignore the scary "human vs. robots" headlines. The complex reality is actually one of mutual growth and gradual change. Just over the horizon awaits an army of robots, standing motionless in endless columns, their metal heads gleaming in the moonlight. When the signal comes, they will...


June 20, 2018  12:08 PM

Build a smarter supply chain with IoT

Javier Jimenez Profile: Javier Jimenez
Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT devices, IoT sensors, Supply chain, Supply Chain Management, Warehouse Management

Last week, when I took a sip of my first cup of coffee in the morning, I discovered the milk was sour. I wanted to know everyone and anyone who could be held responsible -- the store manager, the delivery truck driver, the quality control supervisor of the dairy farm. You don't want to mess with my...


June 13, 2018  2:54 PM

IoT can solve physical retail’s biggest weaknesses

Hatem Zeine Profile: Hatem Zeine
Consumer data, Customer data, Internet of Things, Inventory Management, iot, IoT applications, IoT data, NFC, retail, Retail IT, retailers, RFID, Supply chain

E-commerce accounts for just 10% of U.S. retail sales, but it has influenced the way consumers perceive all shopping. We use e-commerce for better pricing, convenience,...


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