The Brief – February 2016


NRF Roundup (Supply Chain, RFID, ERP), Digital Supply Chain, PTC’s Next Big ThingX,

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

Friday, February 12, 2016 – Published twice monthly.

This year’s NRF Big Show illustrated how far we’ve come with RFID in Retail and some exciting developments in IoT. [ Read: RFID and IoT at NRF 2016 ]

A Story of Vinyl

Friday, February 12, 2016

Digital Supply Chain Story in the Music Industry. [ Read: A Story of Vinyl ]

ThingX, PTC’s Next Big Thing

Friday, February 12, 2016

When PTC acquired Vuforia (augmented reality tools provider) last October, it seemed like a natural incremental next step in PTC’s strategy. After attending ThingEvent on January 28th, I now think what they are doing with this technology may be one of Jim Heppelmann’s and PTC’s boldest moves yet. [ Read: ThingX, PTC’s Next Big Thing ]

ERP and Supply Chain Innovations for Retail at NRF 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

At this year’s NRF show, we saw some especially innovative new developments from ERP and supply chain vendors, such as behavior-based segmentation, automated allocation and replenishment, new clienteling capabilities, and ground-breaking work on user experience. [ Read: ERP and Supply Chain Innovations for Retail at NRF 2016 ]

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