Infor has announced that it is rebranding its GT Nexus supply chain network as Infor Nexus, as it digitally reinvents the way supply chains execute and use data and intelligence to be more customer-centric. Infor Nexus combines the power of GT Nexus, IoT and Infor Coleman AI to deliver an intelligent supply chain network with a path to the autonomous supply chain. Infor Nexus is the first solution of its kind to combine AI, IoT and advanced visualization through an end-to-end collaborative network, providing real-time visibility and predictive intelligence.
Infor Nexus connects companies’ enterprise systems, network partners and IoT devices in a single-instance, multi-enterprise business network platform to deliver a single version of the truth to all parties. By connecting to the network, companies digitalize their end-to-end supply chain processes, gain real-time visibility of all supply chain events, and take advantage of data-driven insights across internal systems and their entire network.
“The new Infor Nexus brand culminates the past three years we’ve spent transforming GT Nexus – leveraging digital technologies such as IoT, in-memory processing, mobile, advanced visualization and AI. Today, we’re delivering a next-generation supply chain network that is real-time, intelligent and self-orchestrating. Our customers are empowered to optimize service levels, costs and inventory through a digital environment that is hyperconnected and data-driven, with a path to the autonomous supply chain,” said Rod Johnson, EVP of Manufacturing & Supply Chain at Infor.
The Infor Nexus re-brand comes on the heels of the recent launch of Control Center, which provides a high-fidelity, end-to-end picture of global supply chain flows. This, combined with Coleman AI, enables customers to predict potential issues, identify opportunities to act, and place their focus on situations projected to have the greatest impact on business. Aligning users within and across the network helps companies respond faster and deliver with speed, flexibility and precision.
With Infor Nexus, data once trapped in organizational silos is now visible in a single version of the truth. Everyone sees and acts on the same information at the same time. Infor Coleman AI applies machine learning to global flows of demand, supply and capital to provide rich insights and predictive analysis, while enabling users to execute resolutions directly in the network, versus consulting multiple enterprise tools. Shared visibility, actionable insights and digital collaboration aligns users across both the organization and the extended network for profitable execution to meet customer demand. As a result, companies can sense and respond to supply chain issues or opportunities faster and smarter.
Over time, AI improves predictions based on the wealth of data that is captured within the network from all participants, along with user resolutions, and applies this to provide both prescriptive solutions and autonomous response, delivering a self-orchestrating supply chain.
Johnson added, “Infor Nexus is an integral part of Infor’s vision to enable intelligent, flexible and seamless value-chain orchestration. By creating high-fidelity connections between Infor Nexus and our Infor enterprise applications such as our ERPs, Warehouse Management, Demand Planning, Supply Planning and Distributed Order Management, our enterprise applications have more accurate and timely information about their supply chains and are able to swiftly make and execute decisions across the network.”