The Brief – January 8 2013


New Year Issue–Trends, Tech Adoption, ERP, B2B, RFID, and more

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

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 – Published twice monthly.

Forecast and Priorities for 2013. Slowing globalization, but increasing IT spend in most sectors. Preview of business priorities for 2013, sector-specific technology trends, and more. [ Read: Big Trends for Business 2013 ]

Technology Adoption — Rethinking the Model

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

ChainLink’s Technology Adoption Model encompasses supply chain/network-community viewpoints and offers fresh perspectives on how technology matures and why some solutions are adopted, while others languish. [ Read: Technology Adoption – Rethinking the Model ]

Reversal of the Offshoring Tide

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The past two decades have witnessed a massive shift of manufacturing from the U.S. to China. Now there are signs of a reversal. What are the implications for those responsible for managing these supply chains? [ Read: Reversal of the Offshoring Tide ]


technology | supply chain, enterprise, RFID & sensors, and more

The Face of Things to Come – Beyond the UI

More than a pretty face: ICE, ION and Engage.

[ Read: Read: The Face of Things to Come – Beyond the UI ]

ERP Now!

Compare the Contenders.

[ Read: Read: ERP Now ]

B2B Integration

Making Technology Decisions that Scale.

[ Read: Read: B2B Integration ]

RFID in Pharma Chain

The discussion has moved from if to how for many major pharmaceutical manufacturers. The barriers to adoption are down and the benefits are up. So you may have a good reason to look at solutions now.

[ Read: Read: RFID in Pharma Chain ]

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