Digitization is a powerful enabler of progress in all the main drivers of future success in apparel sourcing, including the continued optimization of sourcing country strategy, truly strategic supplier partnerships, better compliance and risk management, and end-to-end efficiency. This session will focus on how digitization can enable increased transparency directly from the factory floor – including direct worker feedback and tracing materials from cradle to shop floor. Specific digital solutions include cloud-based platforms for vendor compliance, automated compliance management, RFID and IOT and blockchain technologies in how transactions / information is stored and traced across the supply chain in a transparent manner. • Transparency and Accuracy in Quality Control – the Digital Solution. • Real Time Process Tracking for Apparel Production System. • DNA Tagging – Towards total traceability and transparency in Apparel Supply Chain. • IOT, RFID & Block-chain Technology for a Cyber Physical Connection.