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IBM Breakthrough May Help Beat Cancer

IBM Breakthrough May Help Beat Cancer

The 2017 Keynote Speaker, Paul Zikopoulous, VP Big Data & Cognitive Systems at IBM, shared with us this Bloomberg clip of IBM Watson and how it may help beat cancer. This was a focus of Paul's keynote session "The Big Data Revolution" at the 15th Annual Global Forum. View the news clip & get a preview of what Paul discussed in Chicago!
The Benefits of Blockchain: Fact or Wishful Thinking?

The Benefits of Blockchain: Fact or Wishful Thinking?

The basics: Blockchain is still a largely unproven innovation in the supply chain, but it’s also one that companies can’t afford to ignore. This first part of four in this issue of NextGen Supply Chain details what the technology is and how it works to make the supply chain more effective.
NextGen Supply Chain: The Robots are Here

NextGen Supply Chain: The Robots are Here

Long a fixture on the factory floor, a new generation of robots are ready for a broader range of applications. The only thing standing in their way is end-user adoption.
8 Fundamentals for Achieving AI Success in the Supply Chain

8 Fundamentals for Achieving AI Success in the Supply Chain

In the race to use AI, many companies have made attempts to implement it, but the results have been disappointing.
Infographic: A Guide to Reducing Your Shipping Costs

Infographic: A Guide to Reducing Your Shipping Costs

While base rates stand as the bulk of shipping and freight costs, accessorial fees can cause a significant increase in the total expense. Learn about some of the most common accessorial fees, the influence they can have on your supply chain and how to reduce or avoid them.

Download this infographic and use as a resource to slash your shipping costs.

Areas covered:

  • What’s what: Definitions of the fees to expect within shipping regarding weight and density, additional fees and origin vs destination.
  • Tips and tricks: On how to best minimize these fees and acquire savings.
Serialization: Avoid these risks in the race to compliance deadlines

Serialization: Avoid these risks in the race to compliance deadlines

Serialization is set to revolutionize how business is done in pharma. It is a complex technical project involving engineering systems at line, distribution operation levels and enterprise IT systems, at site and global levels.

Coming back to today’s reality, and despite the years given for implementation, observers will be aware that a vast portion of the manufacturing landscape is behind schedule and is now scrambling to meet international compliance deadlines.

Download this whitepaper to discover:

  • Golden rules for serialization projects
  • The organizational and technical challenges that creep into serialization projects
  • The dangers of leaving implementation too late
  • How serialization powers pharma's digital transformation
The Autonomous Supply Chain is Coming

The Autonomous Supply Chain is Coming

Ahead of the 16th Global Forum taking place September 24-28, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA, we sat down with keynote speaker Tom Bonkenburg, Director, European Operations, St. Onge Company to discuss:

  • How robotics are impacting the the pharma supply chain sector specifically
  • Common barriers to automation adoption and how to overcome them
  • What life sciences supply chain leaders need to do today to prepare for a future of increased automation