Blockchain has emerged as the technology that can provide traceability, provenance and transparency in business operations, across complex global supply chain ecosystems, where leanness, agility, and timely decision-making are crucial, in addition to achieving social sustainability.
The key characteristics of Blockchain technology will significantly impact the organization governance, supply-chain relationships, operations strategy, digital transformation pathway and existing supply-chain business models. Integrated with other technologies, it will help to increase the efficiency of supply chain through agile data-driven decision-making based on high quality data and further facilitating supply chain transparency.
Soumyadeb Chowdhury is a Lecturer in Information and Communication Technology within the Operations and Information department in the Aston Business School.
His research concerns artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies, circular economy, sustainability development goals, mental health and business productivity in SMEs. He has actively engaged with broad range of industries such as SMEs, Tourism, and Health to develop sustainable business solution catering to their needs improving and optimizing operations, business process and facilitating data-driven decision-making.
His research has been published in top tier ABS journals such as British Journal of Management and International Journal of Production Economics.