Microsoft predicts supply chain issues with Supply Chain Center
Microsoft launched the preview of Supply Chain Center, a new solution for predicting and solving supply chain issues.
Microsoft develops several solutions for logistics, including product procurement and inventory management. Most solutions are housed in Microsoft Dynamics 365, its ERP and CRM ... Read more
Neo4j updates graph database with speed and scalability improvements
Neo4j launched a new version of its graph database. The release brings considerable speed and scalability improvements.
Graph database developer Neo4j announced the general availability of the 5th version of its core engine, which boasts significant performance and scalability.
The capacity t... Read more
Sigstore launches free software signing service
The open-source technology allows users to verify the reliability of software components. Sigstore is used by the developers of giant projects like Kubernetes and Python. The free technology was recently made generally available.
Software supply chain security is a growing problem. Vulnerabilit... Read more
EU proposes supply chain emergency powers, leaves businesses worried
The European Commission proposed a new emergency tool to defend supply chains in moments of crisis. EU executive could be given additional powers, such as forcing essential commodities stockpiling and ordering corporations to prioritize particular orders.
According to the Commission, the new Sin... Read more
Apple’s Mac sales decline due to supply chain issues
Apple marginally beat Wall Street estimates with its third-quarter earnings announcement on Thursday afternoon, showing a modest year-over-year gain in iPhone revenue and a 12 percent growth in its services segment. However, the company's numbers suffered in other segments
Mac revenue was down 1... Read more
Despite macroeconomic concerns, tech spending remains steady
Despite Inflation, Sky-rocketing Energy & Home Prices, Supply Chain Issues, and a global crisis regarding Ukraine, information technology buyers and chief information officers expect more than a 6% raise in tech spending in 2022.
Although the prediction made in January was that an increase o... Read more
Foxconn predicts stable supply chain for latter part of 2022
Foxconn has predicted a better supply chain in the second half of the year.
As Shanghai's COVID-19 lockdown looks to be easing, Taiwan's Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer globally, stated this week that the second half of this year is headed "in a better direction."
"We are quite ... Read more
ServiceNow launches Procurement Service Management
Procurement Management Service is now available. The solution automates and analyzes daily procurement tasks.
Procurement is an umbrella term for purchasing processes, material planning and inventory management. COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the industry. In a recent PwC survey, 400 procurem... Read more
AI-driven logistics platform Zozio raises €4 million in funds
Zozio, a Paris-based logistics platform, picked up a €4 million round to grow the business internationally.
Zozio raised €4 million in funds. The round was supervised by Capricorn Partners and recognized the contribution of Industrya and The Faktory Fund. The funding serves to expand the Par... Read more
SAP Sapphire showcases sustainability, supply chain innovation and low-code development
SAP kicked off its Sapphire event in Orlando. During the opening keynote, the company focused on sustainability. In addition, there's a focus on improving supply chains and low-code and no-code application development through AppGyver, a solution acquired by SAP last year.
Christian Klein, SAP's... Read more