Friday, October 5, 2012
Maps: The New “Killer App” in Supply Chain Software?
Mapping is quickly becoming a "must have" for all forms of supply chain software, Adrian Gonzalez writes. Software for tracking transportation and logistics have always used maps, but software such as Sourcemap is using maps to track raw materials and other items. However, it is important to note that maps lose their value if the data they are based on are unreliable...
The iPhone 5 was released last month, and although Apple made some notable enhancements to the phone’s design and sold 5 million units the first weekend, most of the buzz has been about one thing: how inferior Apple Maps is compared to Google Maps, which prompted Apple CEO Tim Cook to issue an apology and recommend using mapping solutions from competitors while they work on the problem.