The Brief – August 2 2011


Global Risk, Wholesale Distribution, The New Motorola, Innovating Cheap, and Collaboration

Best practices, technology, and new takes on critical business topics from ChainLink Research

Tuesday, August 2, 2011 – Published twice monthly.

From extreme weather, tornados, earthquakes; or poor safety practices leading to explosions or equipment failures; or activities such as illicit trade, counterfeiting, or hacking of valuable assets, risk is a daily issue that business must confront. [Read: Confronting Global Risk]

The Buzz in Wholesale Distribution: Part One

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Wholesale Distribution is a hot sector. We discuss what’s driving this growth and how wholesale distributors are increasingly competing directly with adjacent sectors, such as system integrators, service and repair firms, 3PLs, and many others. [Read: The Buzz in Wholesale Distribution Pt1]

Understanding Motorola’s New Strategy

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Motorola’s fission into Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions six months in . . . [ Read: Understanding Motorola’s New Strategy ]


supply chain news | markets, supply, demand, risk, industry news

Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets – Part Two

How was Tata able to build a $2,500 car? Here we dig into some examples of their ‘frugal engineering’ approach.

[ Read: Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets – Pt2 ]

Collaboration in Practice: Part Two – Operational Collaboration

Much collaboration is needed to produce, deliver, and support products and services.

[ Read: Collaboration in Practice Pt2 – Operational Collaboration ]

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