RIP Google Reader – but the Blog lives on!


Google ReaderIf you, like me, get your blogs aggregated through Google reader, you were shocked to discover that Google Reader is going away as of July 1st.

I had a moment of panic when I contemplated having to actually visit the various web pages for the blogs I read on a regular basis.  However a quick search later (yes, on Google) I discovered Feedly.  I gave Feedly permission to access my Google reader information and in seconds I had it working in the same way Google reader worked for me.  Further, Feedly has some very nice layout options that are actually an improvement on my traditional Google reader experience.

For more options, here are some articles talking about Google Reader alternatives:

While this is not really supply chain related, we want to make sure that nothing comes between you and the 21st Century Supply Chain!


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John Westerveld is a demo architect for Kinaxis. Previously, John was a product manager responsible for supply management , supply chain risk management, application interface and framework, integration management and server. He joined Kinaxis over 7 years ago bringing with him 16 years of manufacturing experience, including 10 years in the information technology field. John is a qualified APICS instructor and is certified APICS CPIM.

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  1. Thanks for the tip about Feedly, John. I’m so bummed Google Reader is being discontinued but it sounds like Feedly will not only be a replacement but also an improvement.

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