"‘Smart cities’ and ‘the Internet of Things’ have become buzzwords, corporate jargon often used to further a conversation with little or no thought around their implications and how they can be used to develop supply chains.
Singapore’s traffic sensors have enabled it to reduce congestion and improve the average speed travelled by cars on the main roads, for example, demonstrating how the application of interconnected systems can be used to generate insights with observable benefits.
‘Smart cities’ and ‘the Internet of Things’ have become buzzwords, with little or no thought around how they can actually be used to develop supply chains."
Thomas Brown on 24 January 2018 Supply Chain Insights Jan 24 2018
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The digital revolution has been the talking point of supply chain literature and papers for decades. And therein lies the issue: we are numb to it. This city is Singapore and it is not a fiction or an anomaly. From Barcelona and San Francisco to London, city-wide networks are very real,