Digital Supply Networks: Transform Your Supply Chain and Gain Competitive Advantage with Disruptive Technology and Reimagined Processes by Amit Sinha, Ednilson Bernardes, Rafael Calderon, Thorsten Wuest
English | July 21st, 2020 | ISBN: 1260458199 | 321 pages | EPUB (True/Retail Copy) | 7.35 MB
Deliver unprecedented customer value and seize your competitive edge with a transformative digital supply network
Digital tech has disrupted life and business as we know it, and supply chain management is no exception. But how exactly does digital transformation affect your business? What are the breakthrough technologies and their capabilities you need to know about? How will digital transformation impact skills requirements and work in general? Do you need to completely revamp your understanding of supply chain management? And most importantly: How do you get started?
Digital Supply Networks provides clear answers to these and many other questions. Written by an experienced team comprised of Deloitte consultants and leading problem-driven scholars from a premier research university, this expert guide leads you through the process of improving operations building supply networks, increasing revenue, reimagining business models, and providing added value to customers, stakeholders, and society.
You’ll learn everything you need to know about:
• Stages of development, roles, capabilities, and the benefits of DSN
• Big data analytics including its attributes, security, and authority
• Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, robotics, and the Internet of Things
• Synchronized planning, intelligent supply, and digital product development
• Vision, attributes, technology, and benefits of smart manufacturing, dynamic logistics, and fulfillment
• A playbook to guide the digital transformation journey
Drawing from real world-experience and problem-driven academic research, the authors provide an in-depth account of the transformation to digitally connected supply networks. They discuss the limitations of traditional supply chains and the underlying capabilities and potential of digitally-enabled supply flows. The chapters burst with expert insights and real-life use cases grounded in tomorrow’s industry needs.
Success in today’s hyper-competitive, fast-paced business landscape, characterized by the risk of black swan events, such as the 2020 COVID-19 global pandemic, requires the reimagination and the digitalization of complex demand-supply systems, more collaborative and connected processes, and smarter, more dynamic data-driven decision making―which can only be achieved through a fully integrated Digital Supply Network.