Can we use software and analytics to help insure supply chain resilience? MIT and others are doing a lot of study in this area. and so are a lot of companies. This will be a growth area for software companies who come up with clever solutions that can be integrated with existing data and systems and which actually work. Entrepreneurs, start your engines!!
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