Internet Evolution's Newest Video Tutorial Takes On Supply Chain Optimization

Tutor David Vellante breaks down the nuts and bolts of building and managing supply chain systems

Jun 28, 2010, 09:00 ET from Internet Evolution

NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Supply chains, those systems and networks that link suppliers and customers, must be fine-tuned if companies are to derive maximized value from them. Thanks to Internet Evolution's latest video tutorial, hosted by enterprise computing expert David Vellante, enterprises can address common pitfalls and vulnerabilities in supply chain optimization (SCO) upfront and consider new capabilities in the future.

"It's critical for companies to get a better grasp of integration, optimization, and transformation of current supply chain systems," notes Vellante, founder of three startups including The Wikibon Project. "This tutorial compares build vs. buy approaches and suggests ways CIOs can craft holistic systems without breaking existing technology."

The 10-part interactive tutorial can be viewed here:  

In addition to best practices for successful supply chain optimization, Vellante addresses whether SCO is only applicable to large, Walmart-like multinational companies. He looks at how analytics factor into SCO, and even the role that China plays in supply chain management as the world's leader in low-cost manufacturing. Vellante also discusses the potential for cloud computing to address supply chain challenges, as well as the future of SCO.


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