IDC Market Spotlight – Increasing Adoption Across the Supply Chain

I’m pleased to announce that Inspirage has partnered with leading analyst firm IDC Manufacturing Insights. Over the next several months, we will be sharing rather captivating insights around Cloud Adoption across the Supply Chain. First up is the new IDC Market Spotlight sponsored by Inspirage, Demystifying the Cloud: Increasing Adoption Across the Supply Chain, October 2015. 

In this paper, Simon Ellis, Vice President Supply Chain Strategies, IDC Manufacturing Insights, shares how supply chain business and IT executives are moving towards the Cloud. As Cloud applications gradually replace their on-premise counterparts across the manufacturing enterprise, the supply chain is increasingly a focus for many companies. This research will outline the specific business challenges that are making cloud applications the preferred approach for many companies, uncover where and why companies are adopting the Cloud and discuss how adoption is likely continue to progress and accelerate over the next few years.

You can download the first IDC Market Spotlight here. We encourage you to check back for additional content, including a second Market Spotlight paper, also authored by Simon Ellis that is intended to offer a clear and pragmatic perspectives on business and IT considerations to adopt cloud technologies successfully.

Kevin Creel

Kevin Creel | Key Contributor

Kevin Creel is a co-founder of Inspirage and currently serves as President, Strategy and Business Development. Mr. Creel leads the global business strategy and development organizations at Inspirage. He is a recognized subject matter expert for supply chain management business process and system design. Kevin frequently presents at industry and analyst events on subjects such as cloud supply chain systems. Prior to founding Inspirage, Kevin worked for Oracle Corporation as a product manager leading supply chain systems design with a focus on high tech and configure to order products. In this design role he acted as a “voice for the customer” leveraging his 15+ years of experience in business leadership and system engineering roles in the high tech and semiconductor industries. In 2008, Kevin was recognized by the Oracle Technical Network as an Oracle ACE for his thought leadership and educational contributions within the Oracle professional and user community.