The Brief – January 2021


New Year Issue: 2021, Year of Opportunity, AI/ML Into the Future, Outlook and Actions for 2021, Geospatial Intelligence–What to Look for in a GIS System

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

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 – Published once each month.

By Bill McBeath

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Though the challenges that emerged in 2020 are far from over, 2021 is nevertheless a year of tremendous opportunities—for companies, whole industries, individuals, supply chains, and governments. Here we lay out some of the historic opportunities arising at this juncture—chances to seize the moment and make dramatic changes that would not be possible in normal times. [ Read: 2021, The Year of Opportunity ]

AI/Machine Learning – Into the Future

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

New report – What we need to do to prepare and take advantage of AI/ML in supply chain. [ Read: AI/Machine Learning – Into the Future ]

Facing Supply Chain Dilemmas for the Decade

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Outlook and Actions for Supply Chain 2021. [ Read: Facing Supply Chain Dilemmas for the Decade ]

Geospatial Intelligence — Part Nine: What to Look for in a Modern Supply Chain GIS System

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Taking the longer view, companies can select a GIS platform that can serve as an enterprise-wide platform for many different applications. Here we discuss the characteristics to look for when selecting a platform. [ Read: Geospatial Intelligence — Part Nine ]

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