Inventory Inferno

A whopping 91% of plastic produced on our planet is left unrecycled, observed an eye-opening news article by National Geographic Society last month. In about 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic produced so far, over 100 million plastic bottles are used and discarded every day, with 80% of them simply becoming non-biodegradable litter. Much the…

Innovation Value Chain

As bewildering as it may seem, Intel Corporation was publicly awarded for fundamentally the same reason the great Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei was imprisoned for. Innovation. While Galileo’s innovation was his intelligent observations supporting heliocentrism as opposed to the erstwhile popular belief in geocentrism, Intel’s innovation is its development of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing…

Synergies of Perspectives in Supply Chain

Opinions and perspectives are vital determinants of decisions in all walks of life. They are physically invisible but manifest themselves through decisions which create physical effects. Democritus, the ancient Greek scholar popularly known as the ‘laughing philosopher’ said, “Nothing exists except atoms and empty space, everything else is opinion”. Thus, the fundamental commonality in existence…