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RFID and AIDC News: The Internet of Things

and the Supply Chain - the Movie

 

 

April 8, 2014

A couple of weeks ago, SCDigest reviewed a new research note from the analysts at Gartner that covered how the "Internet of Things" is becoming a reality, and its likely impact on the supply chain (see As Internet of Things becomes Real, New Opportunities for Supply Chain.)

Gartner expects there to be some 26 billion connected devices, machines, pallets of inventory and more worldwide by 2020, creating an explosion of data that must be first managed, then leveraged.

 

We then interviewed one of the co-authors of that note, Gartner's Michael Burkett, along similar lines last two weeks ago as part of our weekly Supply Chain Video News with CSCMP. The time to start planning for the supply chain possibilities is now, Burkett says

Please view the video interview below.

 
   
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