ChaiOne Insights: Digital Innovation

What is Cost of Transportation to Supply Chain Management?

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There is a lot of information available on supply chain costs, its cost elements, and ways to save costs. We are not going to reiterate what has already been said but will focus comments on the cost of transportation as it is one of the largest components of supply chain management. A recent peer-review survey concluded that transportation spend can be as high as 10% for some companies. The same survey also concluded that more and more companies are realizing this as an important focus...

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ChaiOne's Velostics Platform Featured by Innovation Map

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HOUSTON, Texas—April 7, 2020 — ChaiOne's logistics platform, Velostics, was given a spotlight by Innovation Map. Innovation Map fashions itself as the "voice of innovation in Houston covering startups, tech, health, energy, social impact, and more."

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Maintain, Replace or Modernize: Optimizing Your Legacy Systems

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Many CIOs today deal with rising costs of maintenance of legacy systems, yet are unsure of where to start with their judgment of the business value of the system, including the rising costs and competitive vulnerabilities they pose. As digital innovation and disruption begins to take hold across industries, leaders decide between continuing to invest in maintenance, completing a full replacement or pursuing modernization. The foundation for this decision lies in a comprehensive and thorough...

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Black-Box vs. White-Box Legacy System Modernization Methods

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How to Align Your Business Innovation Strategy to Your Culture

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When was the last time you took a picture with an analog camera?

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10 Reasons Every CIO Needs a Digital Innovation Strategy

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It’s February 2007. Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, calls with a request for a product that has never been created, marketed or even come close to existing before. He asks for the impossible and wants it in Apple’s new mobile phone that was announced a month ago.

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3 Ways Field Service Apps Empower Your Mobile Workforce

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For many years, field services software and digital innovations were focused on work executed indoors, at a desk and in front of a monitor. Yet, a large percentage of the workforce that actively generates revenue for a company–operators, technicians, and inspectors –continues to rely on pen-and-paper, phones, or laptops. Mass adoption of smartphones and tablets in the public sector, as well as emerging technologies to support enterprise operations on these devices, provide numerous...

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Elixir Concepts : What You Need to Know Now

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Elixir is a language built on the Erlang virtual machine. It was written in 2011 by José Valim. Elixir has a Ruby-like syntax but it behaves in a much different way. In this blog post we won’t go over syntax. There are many resources that go into great detail on Elixir syntax, so I want to talk about the what makes the Elixir language intriguing.

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Augmented Exercise: A Meetup Review

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Houston has a vibrant iOS community, complete with a large iOS Developers Meetup. Between work commitments and three kids, it's been very long time since I've been able to attend one, but I made an extra effort to make the July meetup. I was impressed with how large the crowd was. We filled the Apple Highland Village briefing room:

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