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Cultivating “big data” and “advanced analytics” to widen procurement window of opportunity throughout the supply chain

Cultivating “big data” and “advanced analytics” to widen procurement window of opportunity throughout the supply chain

Much is being said right now on the subject of “big data” and advanced analytics although the majority of supply chain managers are not quite sure what either of these terms means that is why Patrick Connaughton and Chris Sawchuk of the Hackett Group have created and issued a new research note entitled “What Chief Procurement Officers Need to Know […]

by · November 2, 2015 · Procurement
The growing importance in Supply Chain of Data Analytics and Big data

The growing importance in Supply Chain of Data Analytics and Big data

David Wilkins, the supply chain leader of Raytheon, the US’s giant defense contractor, has spoken out about how new technologies the likes of data analytics and Big Data are transforming supply chains, making them quicker and smoother. Raytheon roll out their Supply Advisory Council Whatever industry sector businesses operate within, the best companies are in the throes of improving their […]

by · July 31, 2015 · Supply Chain
Perfect supply chain execution incorporating Big Data holds the key to business success

Perfect supply chain execution incorporating Big Data holds the key to business success

Supply chain execution is becoming more complex each time a new technology is brought into the supply chain window. One of the latest innovations is the expanding use of so-called “Big Data” within supply chain methodology. Big Data in itself is not a brand new innovation. It’s been around for many years, but until the appearance of computing in the […]

by · May 24, 2015 · Supply Chain
The New Breed of Supply Chain Software incorporating Big Data

The New Breed of Supply Chain Software incorporating Big Data

To remain current, supply chain software must constantly evolve. This evolution must reflect the changes that occur in industries and markets around the world, and must also react to new innovations in IT with particular regard to data processing. Early usage of Big Data So called “Big Data” is not a new innovation as such, but its accessibility is. Big […]