More HFS Supply Chain Research

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Arrest the disruption now—that light you see is not the end of the tunnel

Nevermind the garden variety disruption, but disruptive innovation is what will take you out if you are not paying attention.

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Make automation about technology at your peril

How Bayer and Deutsche Post are aligning people, process, and change to make automation native.

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Digital leaders must build in rapid adaptability to win in today’s business ecosystems

How freight business TFG Transfracht built in the adaptability and interoperability to succeed in digital ecosystems.

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Healthcare must blow up its organizational silos to thrive in a post-pandemic world

The time is now to replace analog work methods with the OneOffice mindset & work culture.

Data Viewpoint

Sustainability gets a major push from industrial manufacturers

Sustainability has the highest adoption of emerging technologies, followed by Sales & Marketing and Aftermarket Services.

Highlight Report

Syniti’s Data Jumpstart shows that data confidence means business confidence

Confidence in your underlying data means improved confidence in the business.

Hot Vendor

HFS OneOffice™ Hot Vendors: Q2 2021

An exclusive group of emerging players, each with the vision and strategy to impact the market.

Data Viewpoint

Providers have transformational opportunities across industries with top IT budgets

Enhanced customer experience, resilient supply chain and transformation in specific sub segments are the key strategic priorities.

Hot Vendor

Hot Vendors Compendium 2018-2021

Your mega-compendium of HFS OneOffice Hot Vendors organised by change agents, business services, IT services, industry and A-Z.

Highlight Report

Precisely acquires Winshuttle for process automation and data management

Data Integrity specialists Precisely add Process Automation and Master Data Management with the acquisition of Winshuttle.

Top 10 Report

Supply Chain Service Providers 2021

Analysis of providers developing Supply Chain capabilities across innovation, execution, and voice of customer.

Data Viewpoint

Supply chain will benefit from digital initiatives

Digital initiatives will drive positive impact on financial KPIs for supply chain, operations and procurement organizations.

Point of View

To react to disruption rapidly, build a foundation of customer-centric experience design

How Premier set up a unique digital customer experience that came to the rescue in a crisis

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: Leaders must battle hard to avoid being de-railed on their journey to cloud native

Leaders at Wipro-supported HFS Cloud Native roundtable aim to double down on people and culture to avoid being derailed by the pandemic's second wave

Point of View

OneOffice, One World - The pandemic must inspire us to address climate change - which has no vaccination

We can’t vaccinate our planet when things get really bad—we must cure it ahead of time.

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: TCS Algo Retail™ is well-positioned to deliver exponential value through its Cognitive

Given the unsolved and unanticipated problems across the retail industry caused by the pandemic, TCS offers a cognitive supply chain solution as part of its and

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HFS Highlight: Get ready for IBM Intelligent Workflows powered by Celonis EMS

Celonis, IBM, and Red Hat announced a visionary partnership this week that benefits all three companies, but most importantly, enterprise clients that are

Point of View

Work-from-anywhere economy drives a huge reliance on customer data platforms

As we begin working-from-anywhere, so we begin consuming from anywhere, adding to the range of data touchpoints and complexity of achieving a 360-degree

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: Quorum becomes energy’s big beast of BPM

Former HFS Hot Vendor Quorum becomes energy’s big beast of BPM with M&A moves to extend capabilities and footprint

Point of View

Unchain Your Supply Chain - Adopt the OneOffice Mindset

COVID-19 shined a spotlight on supply chains, illuminating the cracks, and in December HFS organized a digital roundtable to discuss them.

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: The OneOffice Emerging Tech Stack enables enterprise-wide decision-making when certainty

The OneOffice Emerging Tech stack offers the listen-learn-respond capabilities to power decision-making in our increasingly complex business environment

Point of View

Insurance Executives: the time is right to go “straight to digital”

A new dawn for digital insurance: the pandemic is one crisis that is not going to waste. The industry has had a kick up the proverbial and is advancing steadily

Data Viewpoint

HFS Data Viewpoint: HFS OneOffice Enterprise Maturity Assessment Model: A new way to evaluate the levers

There is a roadmap to achieve OneOffice maturity which revolves around six major elements. Companies can achieve outsized operational and financial returns by

Point of View

The OneOffice becomes the true digital operating mindset as GBS grinds to a halt

The OneOffice (connecting the front, middle, and back offices to create a touchless and frictionless digital experience) is no longer a pipe dream. Almost it a

Point of View

Save the food chain, save the world

This PoV looks into a potential solution that employs a combination of IoT and blockchain to solve some of the global food supply chain problems.

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: Accenture continue to strengthen their Industry X with the acquisition of industrial firm

Accenture is constantly deepening its expertise in supply chain and digital manufacturing capabilities by making pivotal acquisitions into Accenture Industry X.

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: Find your supply chain’s digital thread to get a control tower that really controls!

Explores how Oracle Cloud SCM provides clients the agility they need to respond to pandemic-shocked supply chains

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HFS Highlight: Capgemini developed a series of smart healthcare offerings to address the sector’s pain

In this report, we focus on how Capgemini’s emerging and smart healthcare practice is launching new services to address the current healthcare market.

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HFS Highlight: EY expands its partnership with CPG giant P&G to sure-up COVID-affected supply chains

Whether you’re a provider or partaker in the supply chain, resilience now and for the near future is front of mind.

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HFS Highlight: Celonis brings global process mining community together with 18,000 strong at Celosphere

Celosphere Live’s main call to attention centered on two announcements: Celonis’ new operational apps and the creation of Business Value Architects (BVAs),

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HFS HIGHLIGHT: Infosys Brings its Live Enterprise AI-driven Solution to the Supply Chain

"Digital Brain" SCM solution helps retail and CPG companies become more intelligent and dynamic

Market Analysis

The Specialists: The Rise and Evolution of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Pure Play Service Providers

This report spotlights six of the leading pure play firms specializing in RPA services

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: Accenture acquires Byte Prophecy to show its clients the KPI impact of their data, and AI

Find out how Byte Prophecy augments Accenture's data analytics and AI capabilities

Highlight Report

HFS Highlight: Luxoft’s Agility and DXC’s reach and infrastructure is paying dividends for clients

Find out how Luxoft and DXC have managed to support their clients change their working patterns in response to the conditions that the Covid-19 pandemic has

Point of View

Follow an integrated technology approach for a 5G-enabled supply chain

In this POV, we will discuss the benefits of a 5G-enabled supply chain and offer some examples from this space.

Point of View

Develop transformational Jedis to drive change in your business, says Celonis’ Alex Rinke

HFS’ Phil Fersht recently sat down with Alex Rinke, the co-CEO of the process-mining unicorn Celonis, to talk through the company’s journey, key client and

Point of View

Keep blockchain investments real to get beyond a successful but useless POC

We dive into the thoughts of enterprise leaders at EY’s 2020 Blockchain Summit, which show how you can convince your C-suite of blockchain’s worth.

Point of View

Providers must look to blockchain to fix the lack of supply chain transparency exposed by COVID-19

Providers must invest in and refine their blockchain solutions to win over clients looking towards transparent supply chains in the midst of COVID-19.

Point of View

If you plan to automate processes with SAP, consider SAP’s evolving intelligent RPA for your toolbox

According to SAP “77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system.” So, it’s hardly surprising that SAP is directly facilitating process a

Point of View

Develop 3D printing services for continuity planning in manufacturing and healthcare supply chains

For BCP in manufacturing, healthcare, and any industry at risk of supply chain disruption, providers must arm themselves with 3D printing capability.

Point of View

Supply chain leaders must address modern slavery to mitigate risk and save millions from forced labor; it

Addressing modern slavery is not just about brand image and mitigating business risk—it’s a moral (and legal) obligation.

Point of View

Don’t overlook China for manufacturing outsourcing because of COVID-19 supply chain disruption

This PoV acts as guidelines for enterprises making decisions about diversifying their manufacturing operations from China.

Point of View

Reimagine your manufacturing operations continuity plan in the light of COVID-19

This PoV provides guidelines for both manufacturers and service providers to use for formulating a continuity plan.

Point of View

The retail and logistics industries must look to AI to prepare their supply chains for the impacts of

The COVID-19 crisis has shocked the retail and logistics sectors, who have been fighting around the clock to ensure that it did not impact day-to-day business

Point of View

COVID-19 will impact supermarket supply chains: producers of nonperishables must brace for roller-coaster

Bulk buying and mass panic will not last forever- current high-demand manufacturers must adapt accordingly.

Point of View

Manufacturers should focus on supply chain visibility and risk management measures to face a crisis like

Recommend ways for manufacturers to handle a crisis like COVID-19 for their manufacturing supply chain.

Top 10 Report

HFS Top 10 Digital Associate Products

This report analyzes and rates 13 digital associates products across innovation, execution, and voice of the customer criteria.

Point of View

Read this process mining 101 primer before your next “operational excellence” meeting

Definitions and key techniques used by process mining experts today, with one fundamental underlying principle – data is the foundation of a business process.

Point of View

Supply chain managers must embrace traceability; IBM’s double-down proves the tech and knowhow are

Supply chain managers now have more options on the table to meet the traceability and transparency that their customers and regulators demand.

Top 10 Report

HFS Top 10 Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Software Products 2020

HFS' 2020 RPA Software Product Top 10 evaluates how well 17 RPA software companies are supporting and enabling their clients to scale their automation programs

Point of View

The SAP S/4HANA migration 2025 deadline looms—make a plan

SAP is set on a migration deadline to S/4HANA by 2025; the official line is that SAP will no longer support its legacy software afterward.

Top 10 Report

HFS Top 10 Source-to-Pay (S2P) Service Providers

This report examines 12 S2P service providers across a defined series of innovation, execution, and voice of the customer criteria.

Point of View

EMBRACE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES AND DATA-DRIVEN CULTURE TO DRIVE SUPPLY CHAIN TRANSFORMATION

Explains the characteristics and enabling technologies of the digital supply chain and guides an enterprise’s journey into this space.

Point of View

How Blockchain can connect consumers to the supply chain—improving your topline and avoiding public

As consumers demand new sustainable standards, Blockchain is opening up supply chains - facilitating transparency, traceability, and value for workers.

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Service providers and enterprises: Lessons you must learn from the Huawei crisis

Huawei has become the poster child of an increasingly politicised economic environment. But what can enterprise leaders and service providers learn from this