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Outlook to an Exciting Future

  • Tobias Schoenherr
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Abstract

This chapter will introduce some of the most prevalent themes to watch for in the coming years. I will introduce what blockchain technology may mean for supply management, as well as the significant potential of big data analytics. Major breakthroughs are also expected from the application of artificial intelligence and cognitive computing, destined to disrupt even more how supply management is conducted.

Keywords

Blockchain Big data analytics Data visualization Artificial intelligence Cognitive computing Procurement bots 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Schoenherr
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  1. 1.Broad College of BusinessMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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