Story originally appeared in Microsoft News on Jan. 12, 2021. Excerpts from the story below. To see the full story visit

Another example of moving fast is US-based and globally active supply chain platform provider, Blue Yonder. The company launched Luminate Control Tower, a solution which can help customers minimize negative impact of this pandemic on their supply chains. It can chart the impact of COVID-19 against supply chain metrics to identify potential risks. Powered by Microsoft Azure, AI, and ML-based forecasting engines, this solution provides companies with insights to discover, interpret and act on real-time information from their entire digital ecosystem. As a result, customers are seeing as much as a 30% reduction in expenses and a 60% increase in their planning efficiency.