Historically, manufacturers have worked with management consultants to improve their IT-driven processes and core operations such as purchasing, logistics, and production. The practice is often lengthy and expensive.
They also typically rely heavily on the existing operations teams to collect data and provide context often resulting in significant disruption to the organization and processes being analyzed. Thankfully, a more efficient and affordable method for driving business optimization has emerged: Process Mining, a new type of Big Data Analytics.
Author: Alex Rinke