Michigan Food Hub IT Platform Feasibility Study - Public Summary

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December 22, 2015 - Author: Saloni Doshi, Kathy Nyquist, , Marty Gerencer,

This report is the public summary of the feasibility for Michigan food hubs to develop a shared Information Technology (IT) platform that would integrate a host of business functions to help cooperating food hubs improve their businesses. The study was conducted by the Michigan Food Hub Network team, Michigan food hubs, and New Venture Advisors, who explored the options, benefits, and challenges of a statewide information technology platform for food hubs.

Report summary:

  • ''highlights the vision, goals, and priority technical IT needs of Michigan food hubs,
  • outlines the feasibility research process used to determine which available services may be the best fit,
  • and reflects on lessons learned.

Report Authors:

  • Saloni Doshi, Engagement Manager New Venture Advisors
  • Kathy Nyquist, Founder and Principal New Venture Advisors
  • Rich Pirog, CRFS Senior Associate Director
  • Marty Gerencer, Principal Morse Marketing Communications
  • Noel Bielaczyc, CRFS Food Hub & Meat Supply Chain Specialist

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Related Topic Areas

Michigan Food Hub Learning and Innovation Network


Authors

Noel Bielaczyc

Noel Bielaczyc
517-432-0093
bielacz1@msu.edu

Rich Pirog

Rich Pirog
517-353-0694
rspirog@msu.edu


For more information visit:

Center for Regional Food Systems

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