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Brian Glick

Brian Glick
CEO, Chain.io

Recent Posts

Does Your Gas Smell?

Posted by Brian Glick on Nov 3, 2018 10:53:17 AM
Originally published March 12, 2018 

Do you have a gas leak?

Natural gas doesn’t smell.

Since it’s dangerous, we add a stink to it using a chemical called mercaptan. It smells like rotten eggs. We all know that smell. We’ve been trained since childhood to react to it. Rotten eggs smell = danger. Now imagine a world where we added smells to everything:

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Topics: logistics, supply chain

Kids Can Teach Us About Logistics IT

Posted by Brian Glick on Nov 3, 2018 10:47:40 AM

Originally published March 8, 2018

 

“If you don’t get a new ERP, you’re going to be left in the dust.”

“If you don’t have AI, you’ll be blind and alone in the wood

s while everyone else scores record profits.”

“All of your competitors are perfectly executing machines that will leverage the next best thing flawlessly and completely destroy your business.”

“So write us a check and we’ll make it all better.”

 

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Topics: blockchain, ai, IT

Ten Logistics IT Buzzwords — Air Cargo 2018

Posted by Brian Glick on Nov 3, 2018 10:41:58 AM

Originally published February 21, 2018

This week I had the opportunity to do a fun lunchtime presentation at the Air Cargo 2018 conference. I reviewed 10 buzzwords with some practical definitions and helpful non-technical explanations. Here are the slides, and thanks to everyone who attended in person.

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Topics: blockchain, ai, logistics