Data Governance in the Hybrid Cloud Environment

Even though many companies are making the move to cloud applications, most of them are still heavily invested in on-premise operational applications. Even companies that plan to jump headfirst into the cloud end up using hybrid cloud/on-premise data management for a number of practical reasons. They might begin by instituting a cloud application for HR … Read more

Getting Your Cloud Migration Right

Migrating a business’s data to the cloud can be a huge undertaking, but the benefits that can be gained make it well worth the effort. Some hesitation at the prospect of moving proprietary and sensitive information to the cloud is completely normal. However, by taking the necessary precautions, the transition can be pulled off seamlessly. … Read more

Ensure Your Dimensional Data is Complete and Current

It should come as no surprise that the size of the products being moved is a vital consideration when choosing material handling equipment. Despite this, many companies have item master data tables that are incomplete or out of date. Consider the example of a carton conveyor system that has rollers. In this case, not knowing … Read more

3 Top Focuses for Ensuring a Bright Future for the Supply Chain

At the recent annual conferences for APICS and CSCMP, the industry’s top professionals focused on some of the challenges that the industry is facing at the moment. Here is a look at three concerns that need to be addressed to help ensure a bright future for the supply chain industry. Talent Crisis on the Horizon … Read more