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2018 Logistics Tech Recap (and 2019 preview)  - Part 3

Posted by Brian Glick on Dec 6, 2018 10:20:00 AM

 

This is part 2 in a three part series covering the hot topics in logistics tech for 2018 and a preview of 2019.  Check out part one and part two.

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Topics: supply chain, logistics, IT

2018 Logistics Tech Recap (and 2019 preview)  - Part 2

Posted by Brian Glick on Dec 4, 2018 8:11:00 AM

 

This is part 2 in a three part series covering the hot topics in logistics tech for 2018 and a preview of 2019.  Check out part one here.

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Topics: supply chain, logistics, IT

Brian Glick featured on Consulting Logistics

Posted by Chain.io on Nov 8, 2018 7:23:23 PM

 

Our CEO, Brian Glick was recently featured on Consulting Logistics, Aborn & Co's excellent podcast.


Listen here

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Topics: ai, blockchain, IT

Free Tip: No Surprises

Posted by Brian Glick on Nov 3, 2018 11:03:02 AM

Originally published August 20, 2018

Never, ever allow your customer to be surprised.

If your project manager is going to send a revised date, give the sponsor a heads up.

If you sales team is going to a new project’s pricing, make a quick call first.

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Topics: IT

Blockchain Realities

Posted by Brian Glick on Nov 3, 2018 11:00:16 AM

Originally published July 22, 2018

6 hard earned tips on building a B2B blockchain application.

We started developing Vault by Chain.io last December.

At the time, I may have been caught saying, “Let’s see what we can build on the blockchain. It should only take a few days.” By the time we launched in May, my illusions about what it was going to take to be on the bleeding edge were completely shattered.

If you’re considering building a (1) production strength, stable, B2B application that is (2) backed by blockchain technology and (3) actually delivers business value, then this post will help you calibrate your expectations.

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Topics: blockchain, supply chain, IT

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: ai, blockchain, IT