MIT SCM students presented their studies at the Research Expo

The MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) Network organized a Research Expo at the end of January. At the Expo, the students have presented their research projects that they have been conducting during their studies in the Supply Chain Management...

Intelligent Demand Planning

A human-robot dance duet. Source: TED Talk ted.com The research project analyzes different human (demand planners) and machine (machine learning forecasting algorithms) decision-making structures: full-human to AI delegation, hybrid AI-to-human or human-to-AI, and...

Dell’s Digital Supply Chain Transformation

Before “digital transformation” became a strategic pillar for Dell Global Operations in 2017, some digital solutions were already being explored and used along with its supply chain functions. The case study presents, on the one hand, the main vision of Dell’s supply...

Dealing with Complexities in Digital Supply Chain

The high-tech industry is rapidly evolving, putting greater pressure on the suppliers for adapting to the dynamic demands of the buyers, which leads to more complex inventory and tertiary vendor management. Focusing on the cloud computing industry, this study...

How Blockchain Transactions Transform SC Relationships

The benefit of blockchain implementations in business settings is currently being questioned. The technology is often misunderstood and it is still at the early stages, its potential is often misunderstood, agreements about data standards are not easy to reach,...

FrAImework Research

Effective Human-Machine Teaming in Artificial Intelligence-Driven Supply Chains Summary: The MIT Digital SC Transformation research group is currently pursuing a research project on  “Human-Machine Teaming in Artificial Intelligence (AI) driven Supply Chains”...

Blockchain Applications in SCM – a reality check!

Dr. Inma Borrella, a research scientist at MIT CTL and collaborator with the Digital Supply Chain Transformation Initiative will be speaking at the New England Supply Chain Conference and Exhibition in October. The panel will focus on Blockchain applications and...

Digital Supply Chain Update on MMx SC3x

Digital technology is accelerating the pace of business and transforming supply chains. Transforming the supply chain digitally can lead to a 50% reduction in process costs and increase revenue by 20%. Maria Jesus Saenz research explores how inter-organization...