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Metaverse
How the metaverse will change the future of the supply chain
The metaverse is set to significantly change the way we live and work, so what problems can it solve in supply chain management?
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Cloud
TradeWindow using Nintex platform amid global expansion
TradeWindow is using Nintex Promapp to support its recent expansion and to prepare for ambitious international growth.
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Mandiant
Mandiant, Interos offer advanced insights in new partnership
Mandiant and Interos have entered a strategic partnership to provide advanced insights and analysis to help businesses defend against cyber attacks and other threats.
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DevOps
Opsera and Octopus Deploy deliver modern DevOps solution
"The Opsera and Octopus integration offers the speed and control software delivery teams need to keep pace with modern DevOps."
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SaaS
Businesses needs end-to-end visibility in supply chain solutions, study finds
With supply chains continually under pressure to keep commerce moving, companies need supply chain solutions that can provide end-to-end visibility, show value and a quick return on investment. 
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Grover
New Grover study reveals cost impact of consumer electronics around the globe.
A new global study by Grover has revealed the expense of in-demand electronics around the world, shining a light on problems with supply chain shortage and currency fluctuations in the midst of the pandemic.
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Supply chain
Supply chain disruptions continue to escalate - Forrester
"More companies are revealing that these shortages are prompted by disruptions in their Tier 1 or downstream supply chains. And its not likely to get better anytime soon due to systemic risk."
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Cloud
OpenText again named a leader in the IDC MarketScape report
For the second time, OpenText has announced it's been named a Leader in the 2021 IDC MarketScape report. 
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Ransomware
Supply chain and ransomware threats drove increase in cyber intelligence sharing
There has been a increase in sophisticated cross-border cyber criminal campaigns against the financial sector and its supply chain.
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Supply chain
The challenges of improving software supply chain security
There is a glaring disconnect between executive concern and executive action when it comes to guarding against SolarWinds-style supply chain attacks.
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Cyber attacks
Security professionals unprepared for escalating software supply chain attacks
IT security professionals and developers aren’t completely confident in their ability to defend against another SolarWinds/Codecov-style supply chain attack.
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Internet of Things
Why IoT is mission-critical to monitoring all the vital signs within the healthcare supply chain
An informed supply chain is a connected supply chain, which results in better services in medical sector, writes Cloudera country manager for A/NZ Nick Hoskins.
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Supply chain management
New tools to help organisations navigate the digital supply chain
Global platform SoftwareONE finds a digitised supply chain has become necessary for building business efficiency.
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MessageXchange
Overcoming the barriers to EDI adoption for better return on investment
In this uncertain market, businesses need to ensure they make strategic decisions and that adoption processes are outlined with clear expectations to overcome barriers.
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Gartner
Gartner: Three trends that will impact the future of the supply chain
“CSCOs are tasked to design a supply chain organisation that fits into this new era."
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Microsoft
Kiwi-born supply chain company makes waves in USA
Flintfox has been named Retail Partner of the Year by Microsoft US for outstanding sales achievement and innovation.
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Procurement
How COVID-19 is reshaping global supply chains
Almost 75% of companies are reporting some level of supply chain disruption as a result of the viral outbreak. This figure is expected to rise even further in coming weeks.
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Retail
Crowd-based retail store auditing solution launches in A/NZ
Companies Trax and Snooper ally to launch a solution that uses shoppers and image recognition to check stock availability and merchandising.
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Microsoft
Cloud tech inspires Kiwi supply chain firm to keep the world moving
It can be surreal to think technology can play a major role in helping organisations go global, but you don’t have to look far to find Kiwi companies that swear it’s true. 
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Cloud
Equinix & Oracle support global supply chain firm Fung Group
The deployment aims to digitize Fung Group’s supply chain ecosystem through a new on-premise and multicloud connectivity solution, also dubbed a cloud adjacent architecture.
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Business Intelligence / BI
Accenture announces new acquisition to bolster digital supply chain solutions
The acquisition will boost Accenture’s growing technology practice and number of SAP professionals in Australia and New Zealand.
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Gartner
Third party guidelines triple chances of receiving compensation after attacks - survey
Damage from supply-chain attacks cost companies approximately US$2.57 million on average.
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Logistics
Why supply chain companies should adopt cloud-based communications
Here are 8x8’s five reasons cloud-based communications applications will improve productivity and support growth for Australian transport and logistics businesses.
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Cloud
Blockchain could boost transparency in fashion industry
The Blockchain and Fashion (BCF): Growing Local Industry Through Sustainable Fashion event, which coincided with Malaysia Fashion Week, discussed how blockchain can be a game-changing technology for the fashion industry.