The Dynamic Database in the Supply Chain

The Dynamic Database in the Supply Chain

The dynamic database contains individual records (or summaries, or aggregation) of events, transactions, states, results and outcomes. Structured databases enable actuals to be recorded against desired states, plans, key performance indicators, targets, budgets, etc. In this way, performance can be measured of each factor, participant, patient, treatment, staff member, location, item, supplier and manufacturer, by […]

Master Data Management and Information Assurance

Master Data Management and Information Assurance

Master data management is an essential element in IT governance and data assurance. Increasingly organisations now keep their master data online using databases and business platforms. E RADAR’s Will Roebuck looks at some of the management and operational challenges companies are facing when using master data across their electronic supply chains.    Products for sale […]

The Convenience of Smart Home Automation Could Compromise Security

The Convenience of Smart Home Automation Could Compromise Security

Smart home installations are projected to reach 21.5 million homes by 2017, according to the the Second Edition of Research and Markets Smart Homes and Home Automation study. Many security experts warn about security vulnerabilities tied to individual single-function digital devices (like light controls) and fully-automated smart homes. But there is mounting evidence to suggest that all of […]