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LLamasoft adds AI capability, revenue base with largest acquisition to date

Ann Arbor-based company acquires Chicago-based Opex Analytics Deal will allow LLamasoft to focus on decision-making software Opex brings 150 employees, expands revenue base by 20 percent LLamasoft Inc. has acquired Chicago-based Opex Analytics LLC in the Ann Arbor company’s largest deal to date, which will bolster its artificial intelligence capabilities and significantly expand its revenue base. The supply chain software supplier finalized the deal at the end of last week,... Read More

Supply Chain Skills of the Future and How Organizations Can Prepare

By Madhav Durbha, Ph.D, Group Vice President, Industry Strategy at LLamasoft, Inc. A recent CEO survey by Gartner1 cited “lack of appropriate talent and capability” as the top most inhibitor to a company’s digital progress. Supply chain organizations are no exception. The gap between the skills needed to compete in an increasingly digital world and those available in the organization is widening. Rise in robotics, algorithmic intelligence, and cloud computing... Read More

Can Blockchain solve Brexit’s border puzzle? Experts are skeptical

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A team of experts has come up with a plan to use blockchain tracking for trade between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to avoid the re-imposition of a hard border after Britain leaves the European Union. The ELAND consortium said on Monday that its proposal would involve building a secure freight transit system based on digital-locking containers, GPS routing records, automated certification and anti-tampering enforcement... Read More