The Network Effect explores the implications of the next major technology to emerge in supply chain management – the existence of a many-to-many network-based platform that connects all trading partners from the end customer to the raw material supplier, and coordinates their actions. The Network Effect is a community of supply chain practitioners and thought leaders from around the world in a variety of industries and disciplines.

The Network Effect is sponsored by One Network Enterprises, home of the intelligent business platform for autonomous supply chain management. Powered by NEO, One Network’s machine learning and intelligent agent technology, this multi-party digital platform delivers rapid results at a fraction of the cost of legacy solutions. The platform includes modular, adaptable industry solutions for multi-party business that help companies lower costs, improve service levels, and run more efficiently, with less waste. One Network also offers a PaaS solution and developer tools that allow organizations to design, build, and run multi-party applications. More than 75,000 global organizations have joined One Network, helping to transform industries like Retail, Food Service, Consumer Goods, Automotive, Healthcare, Public Sector, Defense, and Logistics.