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Microsoft Buys LinkedIn: The Beginning of Something Big or Another Failed Tech Marriage?

The big news this week was Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Is this the beginning of something big and transformative in the way we work and collaborate together or is it the beginning of another failed marriage between two tech companies? Of course, only time will tell, but regardless of whether Microsoft and LinkedIn […]

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Can Twitter Help You Make Smarter Supply Chain Decisions?

For years, I’ve been telling supply chain executives to think beyond Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter when thinking about the role of social networking in supply chain management. My main message: Think of social networking as another set of communication and collaboration tools, which include discussion forums (think LinkedIn groups), document sharing (think Dropbox), video conferencing […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 23-27, 2013)

Tuesday night, I went to Staples with my daughter to buy some printer ink. She was immediately attracted to a colorful display, which caught my attention too. I took a picture of it and shared it on Twitter, which became my most popular tweet of the week:  3D printer and supplies at #Staples. The future […]

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