Blockchain Reference Solution Architecture (BRSA)

I have been publishing Blockchain perspectives over the past couple of years and rarely come across the real details on what it takes to implement a Blockchain solution. Nailing down the solution architecture is “where the rubber hits the road” in preparing an enterprise to gear up for blockchain implementation. Initially thought of offering a […]

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CPG Blockchains

CPG Supply Chains are undergoing an unprecedented change looking out for new ways of improvement. I am focusing on this blog on how net-new technologies including  Blockchain is transforming the CPG supply chains.  Evaluating few real-life examples in CPG space triggering a discussion on Blockchain relevance in CPGs. CPG sectors that benefit from Blockchain are […]

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Combating Counterfeiting with Blockchain Technology

Let’s visualize, you walk into a jewelry store and see a very aesthetic diamond necklace you were dreaming to buy to your fiancé on Valentine Day. What if you have a technology at hand that make sure the jewelry is authentic. Self-authentication is seemingly the need for many consumers buying various products before making a […]

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Supply Base Rationalization – Decison Sciences Approach

Within the area of strategic purchasing, the number of suppliers to maintain in a firm’s supply base is a critical component. Transactional purchasing performance is generally enhanced by larger numbers of suppliers that compete fiercely against each other for a share of business. Strategic purchasing, however, is enhanced by smaller numbers of suppliers that maintain […]

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Enabling Supply Chain Visibility – Integrating Shopfloor Production with Logistics Planning

Analysts and supply chain practitioners have been discussing the concepts of a demand-driven supply chain (DDSC) for a decade. The concept of demand-driven supply chains is highly relevant to CPG businesses and the methods to get there can be evolved with varying degrees of emphasis placed on demand-side and supply-side initiatives. This paper emphasizes the […]

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