Covid forces rewrite of academic textbooks on supply chains and logistics

Lavern Vogel

When Marshall Fisher recently reviewed the outline of his planned lecture sequence on world-wide provide chain management at Wharton Business School which starts this thirty day period, he realised it expected some in depth remodeling.

“I swallowed tricky, decided to throw away the system and start off again,” suggests Mr Fisher, professor of operations, information and facts and choices.

He has because up-to-date virtually fifty percent his thirteen scheduled courses with refreshing examples joined to coronavirus. “I assumed I just can’t instruct the identical system again. Every time you open up the newspaper you see Covid and provide chains.”

The disruption of the pandemic in 2020, coming on leading of the uncertainties bordering US-China trade wars and Brexit negotiations, has aided transform a once specialist subject into a topic of developing concern for organizations, enterprise universities and wider culture. 

Cross-border trade comprised just five for each cent of GDP in

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Future of Logistics

Lavern Vogel

How the Covid-19 crisis is screening provide chains and re-engineering the distribution of goods. Also: parcel teams seek out to provide greener ‘last mile’ fulfilment telematics rivals increase ‘co-opetition’ to continue to keep wheels of market turning provide shocks prompt carmakers to critique fragile business enterprise types… Read More

Atos completes the acquisition of Paladion

Lavern Vogel

Strengthening Atos’ management in cybersecurity with new worldwide Managed Detection & Response abilities

Paris, October 12, 2020,

Atos, a worldwide chief in digital transformation, nowadays declared that it has accomplished the acquisition of Paladion, a US-based mostly worldwide supplier of Managed Security Products and services. As the number one in Europe and number 3 throughout the world in cybersecurity providers, Atos proceeds to build its cybersecurity possible, notably by welcoming additional than 800 Paladion employees and cybersecurity experts.

Completing Atos’ present proficiency to foresee, deal with and answer to cyber threats, this acquisition will provide vital Managed Detection & Response (MDR) abilities – which shoppers require as they are adopting hybrid and multi-cloud transformation techniques for their businesses – to the Atos portfolio, with multiple MDR facilities.

It will also develop worldwide protection for cybersecurity checking and response with 4 supplemental Security Operations Facilities (SOC) in the US, the Center

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