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How Big Data Solves Small but Costly Warehouse Problems

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Jacob
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Jacob   12/3/2014 2:43:08 AM
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"You don't need to go big to leverage big data. Forget for a moment the potential of adopting big data analytics throughout your entire supply chain. Numerous real-life examples showcase how big data can untangle and integrate seemingly unrelated masses of data to solve small but costly problems in any warehouse or distribution center.

Fran, that's true, many of the issues can be solved by using big data analysis. But how and how is the big question? Eventhough most of the companies have these datas, they won't do any analysis and proper applications.

Susan Fourtané
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Susan Fourtané   12/2/2014 12:30:44 PM
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In today's supply chain management looking at data in isolation is of no use. Integration is one of the key factors for succeeding in big data analytics.

Also, considering both real-time and historical data is what will help supply chain management make the best decisions based on the value obtained of the data collected.

-Susan 



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