The Brief – January 2018


2018: Driverless Vehicles, Millennials, IoT, Blockchain, Identity Mgmt, CSR, and more

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

Friday, January 5, 2018 – Published once each month.

We are rapidly approaching the 3rd decade in the 21st century. Is the singularity upon us? Autonomous robots and sensors. AI/analytics and IoT. What will these technologies along with the huge shift in worldwide population portend for our future? Will it be a world of insecurities and shortage or innovation and abundance? [ Read: Trends, Threats and Opportunities ]

Blockchain, Identity, and CSR in 2018

Friday, January 5, 2018

Here we explore three topics we believe will be key in 2018: Blockchain (and its use cases for supply chain), trends in Identity Management, and the increasing importance of Corporate Social Responsibility for our supply chains and the world. [ Read: Blockchain, Identity, and CSR in 2018 ]

Logility Acquires a Halo

Friday, January 5, 2018

Logility’s recent acquisition of Halo represents an important step forward for the supply chain market. [ Read: Logility Acquires a Halo ]

Advanced Pool Distribution: Part Four — Why Pool Distribution Now

Friday, January 5, 2018

Advanced pool distribution is not just about lower cost fulfillment. It can have a transformative impact for retailers struggling to meet today’s store and omnichannel fulfillment requirements. [ Read: Advanced Pool Distribution: Part Four — Why Pool Distribution Now ]

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