Manufacturing Moneyball: Using Big Data and Business Intelligence To Spur Operational Excellence

Forbes Magazine

In these economic times, it is important to examine existing business practices and ask difficult questions: “How can we work smarter? How can we improve our processes? What are we leaving on the table? How can we regain our competitive advantage through operational excellence?” This piece focuses on the manufacturing industry, which is experiencing an industrial renaissance as a result of its application of business intelligence (“BI” or analytics) to Big Data to uncover and leverage data that has remained either (i) hidden or (ii) unappreciated.