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Big Data and the Internet of Things are Hot Topics at TCU Supply Chain Conference April 19-20

How will Big Data and IoT innovate the supply chain of the future? Find out from expert speakers and panelists at this two-day conference at TCU. 

March 14,  2016

By Elaine Cole

How does your organization use big data? What is the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on multi-channel distribution? How can you employ data analytics?

Find the answers to these questions and more at the annual TCU Supply Chain Innovation Conference, presented by the Center for Supply Chain Innovation at the TCU Neeley School of Business.

Renowned supply chain professionals and TCU supply chain professors will share insights on the current and future state of the supply chain in the face of big data, the evolution and impact of the IoT, and how savvy supply chain experts are using both to make smart decisions.

Network with supply chain colleagues and TCU supply chain students at the 2016 Supply Chain Innovation Conference, beginning at 3:00 p.m. April 19 and continuing through April 20 in the TCU Brown-Lupton University Union on the TCU campus.

Keynote speakers include: 

Jeffrey Word, Vice President Product Strategy, SAP
This rogue executive, enemy of the status quo, destroyer of red tape and corporate judo master is using ERP and enterprise technology to innovate the supply chain. 

Mudit Bajaj, Vice President of Advanced Analytics, Jabil
As the digital economy drives innovation, competition and growth, Jabil is grasping the huge potential to meet and exceed consumer expectations with digital manufacturing. 

Leo Vinitsky, Vice President of Global Clearance and Supply Chain, Fedex
How the industry should change by 2020 to adapt to the growth of IoT and the increasing need for more data analytics. 

Trent Broberg, General Manager Real Time Freight Technology, Truckstop.com
How an automated workflow and aggregate data helped Truckstop make decisions based upon real-time information.  

Bruce Kulp, Senior Vice President Supply Chain Refurbishment, GameStop
GameStop is using big data to analyze consumer purchasing patterns and drive delivery from store initiatives.

Breakout sessions will cover customer linkage and demand management, product/service supply and delivery, and people/organizational engagement.

Register online at http://neeley.tcu.edu/innovation/.