Tag Archive for supply chain management

XSB and SemanticWeb.Com Partner In App Developer Challenge To Help Build The Industrial Semantic Web

by Jennifer Zaino An invitation was issued to developers at last week’s Semantic Technology and Business Conference: XSB and SemanticWeb.com have joined to sponsor the Semantic Web Developer Challenge, which asks participants to build sourcing and product life cycle management applications leveraging XSB’s PartLink Data Model. XSB is developing PartLink as a project for the…

The Supply Chain Is One Big Graph In Start-up Elementum’s Platform

by Jennifer Zaino Startup Elementum wants to take supply chains into the 21st century. Incubated at Flextronics, the second largest contract manufacturer in the world, and launching today with $44 million in Series B funding from that company and Lightspeed Ventures, its approach is to get supply chain participants – the OEMs that generate product…

CEVA Logistics Taps IBM SmartCloud to Deliver Real-time Supply Chain Services

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by Angela Guess A recent article out of IBM reports that the company has announced “a four-year contract with CEVA Logistics to accelerate business delivery results for its customers through a new cloud-based information exchange for its supply network.  This solution is a combination of CEVA’s technology and an element of IBM’s growing SmartCloud portfolio for specific…

Pharma Becoming Ever-Bigger Fan of Semantic Technology

At the Semantic Technology and Business Conference in New York City last week, attendees got to hear a lot about how semantic technology is influencing various sectors, such as government (see our stories here and here) and media (see this article and this one). Another prominent one on display: pharmaceuticals. Pharma, for example, was the…

MDM Solutions for Supply Chain Issues

by Angela Guess A recent article covers a number of common supply chain issues and their master data management solutions. The first example problem goes thus: “A retailer’s distribution center (DC) in X city has its operations shut down for an extended period of time due to a hurricane. Unfortunately, the retailer is unable to…