The Brief – July 8 2014


Home Delivery, P2P, Retail collaboration, SYSPRO, and Selectica+Iasta

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

Tuesday, July 08, 2014 – Published twice monthly.

Always On

By Ann Grackin

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Mailer Art

Peak Performance for Nonstop Businesses. [ Read: Always On ]

P2P Part 4 — Direct Materials P2P Research Survey Findings

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Here are results from our survey and interviews with over 120 manufacturers about their level of direct materials P2P automation, why they automate, the KPIs they use to measure success for their direct P2P, and more. [ Read: P2P Part 4 — Direct Materials P2P Research Survey Findings ]

Retailer Collaboration — Managing the Supply Side

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

We frequently think of retail in terms of merchandising, but these days the supply side is just as interesting, whether it’s product design or collaboration with suppliers for transportation, forecasting, or financial optimization. [ Read: Retailer Collaboration – Managing the Supply Side ]

SYSPRO’s Remarkable Journey

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Grape Escape features SYSPRO customers such as 1000Bulbs, Rochester Electronics and more… [ Read: SYSPRO’s Remarkable Journey ]


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

Why Selectica + Iasta?

Selectica (a contract management/configuration solution provider) recently announced their acquisition of Iasta (a sourcing solution provider). Here we discuss the fit and some of the reasoning behind the deal.

[ Read: Why Selectica + Iasta? ]

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