Business Intelligence

29 Aug The Next Manufacturing Revolution is here…

The next manufacturing revolution is here.  An interesting Ted talk by Boston Consulting group discusses what lies ahead for manufacturing and Industry 4.0https://www.ted.com/talks/olivier_scalabre_the_next_manufacturing_revolution_is_hereA reminder on what exactly is the 4thIndustrial revolution?  Well, lets start with the first three…The 1stindustrial revolution started in the 1800s  with...

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01 Jul Do You Sink or Swim in Your Supply Chain Data?

Last year IBM came out with the statistic we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily. In the next few years this number will increase exponentially as companies continue to invest in the "Industrial Internet of Things" (IIoT). Such numbers demonstrate an incredible magnitude of information which can be...

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11 Apr How Would Steve Jobs Connect the Dots in Your Supply Chain?

During Stanford University’s June 2005 commencement speech, Steve Jobs shared “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.” Though Jobs went on to speak about character providing inspiration to the graduates, this quote can also relate to how we...

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