It will require a lot of tech to re-adjust now

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,It will help lay new foundations for businesses and societies post-pandemic.
As countries start to think about what work looks like post the pandemic, we can look at what this means for businesses. While every industry and business is different, there are several commonalities that present themselves to organizations of all sizes. Continue reading “It will require a lot of tech to re-adjust now”

Let’s treat ‘digital workers’ as peers

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Work models are changing in front of us in real-time, and not just in remote ways

For decades, tech advances have changed the way we work, and organisations have adapted. So, why is this time different? Continue reading “Let’s treat ‘digital workers’ as peers”

Organisations shouldn’t turn a blind eye to soft skills

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Tech has enabled such skillsets to be bolstered through immersive learning and the like.
Disruptive technologies like AR/VR and artificial intelligence have forced organizations into automating operations. This calls for employees to look beyond their traditional skills – those that has been taken over by AI – and improve upon their soft skills. Continue reading “Organisations shouldn’t turn a blind eye to soft skills”

Artificial intelligence will make Indian businesses smarter

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The adoption of tech innovations such as AI, ML, IoT and analytics across sectors has helped organisations scale up their efficiency rate.
India’s largest bank, State Bank of India, faces a unique challenge — it receives 2,000-3,000 applications daily for every job vacancy it wants to fill. These forms pile up rapidly, and the bank regularly deals with the daunting task of sifting through nearly half a million applications, looking for the best of the lot. Continue reading “Artificial intelligence will make Indian businesses smarter”

Clearly, global supply chains need a TWEAK!

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Data and some advanced analytics can make those improvements happen.
Big data has become a key differentiator in the ever more complex world of supply chain management. As the pandemic has shown, supply chains are particularly vulnerable to shocks. Now, businesses need to anticipate changing customer needs, strengthen supplier networks and be on top of logistics to respond quickly in a crisis. Continue reading “Clearly, global supply chains need a TWEAK!”

Technologies That Keep Your Health System HIPAA Compliant

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,In the past five years, HHS’ Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has increased enforcement of Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) violations, according to the HIPAA Journal. In 2015, there were only six HIPAA penalties, compared with 11 in 2018. Not only have enforcements increased, but fines and settlement amounts are also on the rise. In 2018, more than $28 million in penalties was paid to OCR. The mean penalty amount for 2018 was $2.6 million. Anthem settled for $16 million for failure to respond to breaches that had occurred since 2015 and for lacking technical controls to prevent unauthorized electronic personal health information (PHI) access. Continue reading “Technologies That Keep Your Health System HIPAA Compliant”

Is RaaS the solution to shuttering stores?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Nearly 14,000 stores closed on European high streets in the first half of 2020 and retail sales are down to their lowest level since the ’08 financial crisis.

There’s no doubt that the pressure, stress and financial risk of opening physical stores has never been higher. But there’s good news for those currently treading water; an emergent, new offering for retailers that potentially brings some welcome relief. Continue reading “Is RaaS the solution to shuttering stores?”

Blockchain traceability launching for Halal Markets

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Last week it was reported that KT (formerly Korea Telecom) plans to develop a global traceability blockchain for halal food. The firm claims that the system will streamline authenticating halal products, which must be produced following Islamic law.

The telecommunications firm will join forces with B-square Lab and the Korea Muslim Federation, with plans to involve international halal verification groups. Currently, halal food is certified with logos on packaging or documentation. But these methods are susceptible to fraud since it is often more expensive to produce food in line with Islamic principles.

With 1.9 billion halal food consumers globally and a market worth $3.64 trillion, according to the Federation, there is a call for more reliable ways to certify food origin. Continue reading “Blockchain traceability launching for Halal Markets”

How finance technology can streamline your business operations

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The finance function of an organization is often referred to as the ‘engine room’. It may not necessarily be the attention-grabbing, high profile department, but this crucial component keeps the business running in good financial health and operating efficiently. Continue reading “How finance technology can streamline your business operations”

Are You Ready for Agile Learning at Work?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,The digital deadlock is affecting many organizations today, big and small, and across all industries. Vast amounts of technology investments are being poured into the engines of aggressive digital strategies — but are delivering little in the way of progress. In fact, many are “stuck in their journey.” What’s holding them back?

We’ve looked into this very closely in the past few years and has found Continue reading “Are You Ready for Agile Learning at Work?”

5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,One of the expectations we have of digital transformation is the hope that it will bring fresh impetus, particularly for the industrial sectors. Internet of Things (IoT) or Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is the pillar on which these hopes are built.

According to IDC, IoT spending will rise by 12.6% worldwide over the next few years. The report also highlights that in 2020 alone, US$745 billion (€664 billion) will be spent on IoT solutions. There may be big expectations and significant investment ahead, but how can companies ensure their business will benefit from the potential of full-scale digitisation? Continue reading “5 steps to reimagining operational architecture and boosting results with IoT”

Trends 2020 providing Real Advantage

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IoT edge cloud balances the best of cloud and edge computing

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, Organizations are shifting IoT deployments from cloud computing to edge computing, but a newer option — the edge cloud — has emerged to bring the cloud to the edge.

Cloud computing and edge computing are well known for their distinct advantages in IoT based on use case, data processing and storage needs. However, the combination of the two computing infrastructures offers greater flexibility to developers and lower latency to consumers while also maintaining data privacy standards. Continue reading “IoT edge cloud balances the best of cloud and edge computing”

2020 Analytics und Ai Trends

2020 Analytics und Ai Trends

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Blockchain could help UAE save over $3b a year

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Blockchain could also help government eliminate 398m printed documents, report says.

The UAE could save over $3 billion (Dh11 billion) through implementing advanced blockchain technology, according to a report. Continue reading “Blockchain could help UAE save over $3b a year”

Businesses need a clear head on productivity

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, COVID-19 is creating doubts in owners’ minds about how they should measure it

If boosting productivity wasn’t at the top of your company’s ‘To Do’ list at the start of the year, you can bet your bottom dollar it is now. With workforces disbanded and many office doors still firmly locked, companies are scrambling to keep operations running smoothly – or at all – and keep employees as productive as possible in this strange new world. Continue reading “Businesses need a clear head on productivity”

How Is IoT Improving Transportation?

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, The transportation sector is always evolving to offer safer, faster, cleaner and more comfortable commutes. The next significant industry shift is at hand, and IoT is leading the charge. The potential of IoT is spurring a wave of smart vehicles and connected infrastructure.

The global smart transportation market could reach $262 billion by 2025, Continue reading “How Is IoT Improving Transportation?”

Optimizing IoT Power Consumption

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,IoT power use can drain systems. There are some emerging ways to optimize IoT power consumption, though.

One of the greatest barriers to IoT technology is the implementation of sustainable, functional deployment. The multifunctionality of the Internet of Things (IoT) comes at a cost in terms of power. While traditional battery power is the most obvious solution for remote applications, it’s not always economical. Continue reading “Optimizing IoT Power Consumption”

The Changing Role of Enterprise Maintenance in Manufacturing

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Much of the manufacturing environment is going through a period of significant disruption — and enterprise asset management is no exception.

Unlike asset-intensive industries, in industries such as automotive, machinery, food and beverage, and pharma there has been a greater focus on reactive and autonomous maintenance Continue reading “The Changing Role of Enterprise Maintenance in Manufacturing”

EuroSpar & Spar stores introduce ‘Scan, Pay, Go’ app

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Spar and Eurospar convenience stores in Northern Ireland have introduced a ‘Scan, Pay, Go’ mobile app which allows consumers to check items are in stock before they leave their homes and then self-serve in the shop.

Many larger retailers in the grocery sector Continue reading “EuroSpar & Spar stores introduce ‘Scan, Pay, Go’ app”

Malaysia & Japan Partner for Innovation in Halal Markets

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Malaysia is looking to collaborate with Japan for the efficient delivery of halal products and services with technology.

Malaysia has been undertaking several digital transformation efforts through the National eCommerce Strategic Roadmap and through the country’s engagements at the international level. Continue reading “Malaysia & Japan Partner for Innovation in Halal Markets”

How True Leaders Communicate in a Crisis

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Reflect while taking action.

With nearly a fifth of the globe’s population on lockdown, many of us have replaced our morning routine of getting ready for the day and then taking public transportation or the car to the office with rolling out of bed and onto the sofa to start work. Those routines and rituals that take us from home to work have changed, as has the content of many executives’ jobs. Operations professionals, for example, normally ensure products move through the line smoothly, but they may now be faced with the prospect of closing several factories while trying to keep another one open. The shape of work itself has been disrupted. And uncertainty about what the future holds is unprecedented. Continue reading “How True Leaders Communicate in a Crisis”

Electricity distributors adopt VR tech for training

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,CitiPower, Powercor and United Energy have rolled out the use of Virtual Reality (VR) programs as a training tool for field workers, as part of a six-month pilot to introduce new ways of learning for staff.

VR, commonly used in video-gaming, uses headsets to create realistic, virtual images and sounds. Continue reading “Electricity distributors adopt VR tech for training”

How the pandemic will reshape procurement and supply chain: Revised 2020 outlook

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, Back to the drawing board… everything we thought we could expect in 2020 has been upended by Covid-19. This has been especially true for the global procurement and supply chain landscape. All the careful plans and strategies for 2020 are being recalibrated as companies try simultaneously to save on costs, drive value, surmount disruption and build agility and resilience. Continue reading “How the pandemic will reshape procurement and supply chain: Revised 2020 outlook”

2020 Analytics & AI Trends

2020 Analytics & AI Trends

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COVID-19 is sparking a new wave of tech innovation in India

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac, India has a wealth of engineering talent with ‘jugaad’ – a frugal mindset of solving problems with limited resources, says an observer.

Entrepreneurs and innovators across India have responded quickly to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

A host of new innovations, some emerging from start-ups that have been incubated by universities, have appeared in recent weeks. Continue reading “COVID-19 is sparking a new wave of tech innovation in India”

South Korea’s self-driving upstarts take on tech giants

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,RideFlux engineers try to build a ride-sharing company for the tech-savvy nation

In a workshop that blends a corporate office with a tool-packed garage, around 20 South Koreans are looking to take on the multi-billion-dollar giants of Uber, Tesla and Google parent Alphabet with a self-driving car of their own. Continue reading “South Korea’s self-driving upstarts take on tech giants”

Let’s treat ‘digital workers’ as peers

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Work models are changing in front of us in real-time, and not just in remote ways

For decades, tech advances have changed the way we work, and organisations have adapted. So, why is this time different? Continue reading “Let’s treat ‘digital workers’ as peers”

DP World to join shipping industry’s blockchain platform

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,Shipping and ports have been relatively late entrants to digital change

 The coronavirus lockdown has accelerated a digitalisation drive in a global shipping and logistics sector that still routinely delivers many documents by bike messenger in some countries. Continue reading “DP World to join shipping industry’s blockchain platform”

Adjusting to the ‘new normal’ – JD.com rolls out Live Streaming Experimental Shopping

Clarity 360, Clarity360, Clarity-360, clarity 360, Cloud Clarity, Procurement Clarity, simplified advantage, iot, disruption, digital supply chain, innovation, asia, americas, emea, imea, aspac,As Covid-19 is entering a new stage in China, omnichannel models are helping to unlock suppressed demand. One of which is JD E-Space – JD’s 50,000 square-meter mega experience store in Southwest China’s Chongqing city. JD E-Space’s claim to fame is that it offers consumers the chance to try virtually everything in the store – from go-karts, to washing machines and more. JD E-Space adopts an omnichannel model, where customers can order online for delivery to their homes or buy online for pick up in store, enabling consumers beyond the Chongqing area to “visit” the store virtually. As all of the products are sold through JD’s retail model, consumers still experience same- and next-day delivery, even if they don’t live near the store. Continue reading “Adjusting to the ‘new normal’ – JD.com rolls out Live Streaming Experimental Shopping”