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The Difference between Visibility and Visualization

11th July 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

Visualization – beyond Visibility in Global Supply Chain Performance To appreciate the power of visualization in the supply chain, it i [...]

There are foxes in the hen house! A Global Supply Chain Reality

1st June 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

The idiom “The fox in charge of the hen house” refers to the idea of putting someone (the fox) in charge of an activity or pr [...]

Why Software Implementations Fail…and How To Do It Right!

25th May 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

Did you know that in North America, studies show that over 50% of enterprise-type software implementations fail? You read it right ̷ [...]

Transactions, Processes, Volume, and Complexity: 4 Challenges in Compliance, Supply Chain, and the Whole Technology Space

9th May 2017

By David Blinick

3rdwave

We have been developing and implementing solutions across the supply chain for many, many years.  We have seen many different kinds of o [...]

Global Trade Excellence … A Journey in Constant Improvement

13th April 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

Last week I wrote a blog entitled Getting to Global Trade Excellence and the number of people who clicked on the link was really amazing. [...]

Global Trade – Getting to Excellence

10th April 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

To be excellent means understanding what excellent means in its context. Organizationally, excellence is a constantly moving target and [...]

Simplifying Global Trade…Really???…Really!!!

23rd March 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

Most software solution providers talk about how their solutions simplify the activity they are designed for, or, the problem they are des [...]

Simplifying Trade Compliance…Really???…Really!!!

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

Most software solution providers talk about how their solutions simplify the activity they are designed for, or, the problem they are des [...]

Raising the Bar: Function, Process, and Usability

17th March 2017

By Ned Blinick

3rdwave

Do you buy stuff online?  When you go to order something and find the experience totally frustrating do you find yourself muttering obsc [...]