Seven key competencies every Supply Chain professional should master

The supply chain function is constantly evolving and managing it effectively is not a simple task. It takes some key supply chain competencies to stay agile for facing all the challenges. The new era demands supply chain professionals to constantly develop new skills and enhance the existing ones. This is mainly due to the exciting […]

5 ways an online training tool can help your remote sales team

Today, almost 63% of companies have remote employees and expected that in the coming decade over a third of full-time workers will work remotely. Mainly, your sales department may have workers that operate in different geographical locations, even across international borders.  As a result, you may choose to create your regional sales efforts by engaging […]

How to boost customer loyalty using big data analytics?

It is the age of informed and proactive customers. Nowadays, with just one click, customers can have all the information they need. This has led them to more opportunities and choices, making them less likely to remain loyal to one brand, but rather, to experiment with different ones. The advent of social media has also […]

Is your business ready for the Internet of Things?

The internet of things (IoT) is certainly one of the biggest trends in tech right now, and its popularity is growing day by day. There has been some impressive statistics in recent years about the internet of things (IoT). For instance, since 2011, General Electric has publicly stated it would spend more than $1 billion on developing […]

Addressing the digital skills gap in Supply Chains

Global supply chains are going through various changes and many organizations are recognizing that implementing new technology will help them face these changes, streamline their operations, and save time and money. There is a pressure to adopt new technologies to stay ahead of the game and at the same time, businesses of all sizes are […]

Benefits of adopting E-learning in the Retail Industry

As one of the largest industries in the world, the retail industry faces considerable challenges to anticipate ever-evolving customer demands.  In fact, this USD 600 billion industry is set to nearly double to USD 1 trillion by 2020 and lists Employee Training as one of the top 7 viable areas of investments. Presently retail companies opt for […]

The Amazon Effect on Inventory Management

There is no doubt that people are becoming increasingly aware of the impact that Amazon and e-commerce are having on society today. Many of us tend to view this as a phenomenon that’s occurring strictly in retail. Yet, this “Amazon Effect” has a significant impact that reaches all levels of inventory and supply chain management. […]

Using Artificial Intelligence to address Supply Chain Challenges

Artificial intelligence (AI) has the ability to transform the corporate world and can contribute up to $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030, according to PwC. Supply chain management is among the industries to benefit the most from AI adoption according to McKinsey global survey. In fact, 76% of the survey respondents at supply […]

How are Top Fortune 500 companies using eLearning to boost productivity?

41.7% of the most profitable companies in the world, listed in the Fortune 500, are currently using eLearning tools for online training. Such solutions are helpful for training new employees and at the same time help to make ongoing employee education both affordable and effective. Using an innovative corporate eLearning solution makes employees better equipped […]

How eLearning can help to overcome the Manufacturing Skills Gap?

In the next decade, almost three and a half million manufacturing jobs will need qualified professionals. However, the skills gap means 2 million of those jobs will remain vacant. Based on the 2015-2025 Skills Gap report from Deloitte Consulting, LLP and the Manufacturing Institute, the result of this shortage will be a major problem for […]