The Brief – August 2020


ChainLink Brief-Agile Inventory Mgmt. Strategies, AI Myths & Realities, Geospatial Intelligence for Service Supply Chain

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

Thursday, August 20, 2020 – Published once each month

Successful lean inventory strategies depend on moving the efficient frontier in service-level/inventory-level tradeoffs, to simultaneously improve service levels and reduce inventory levels. Here we discuss what capabilities are needed to make that happen. We also touch on management of spare parts inventory, multi-echelon networks, and real-world constraints. [ Read: Agile Inventory Management: Part Three ]

AI Myths and Realities

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Debunking the myths in AI/Machine learning. New report from ChainLink Research. [ Read: AI Myths and Realities ]

Geospatial Intelligence: Part Seven — Service Supply Chain

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Geospatial intelligence can help in optimizing service networks, defining feasible SLAs, optimal positioning of service resources (inventory, equipment, technicians), and continuous optimization of service jobs. In addition, geospatial intelligence can play an important role in enabling better failure analysis and predictive maintenance. [ Read: Geospatial Intelligence: Part Seven ]

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