Manufacturing has been traditionally complex, so how do you inject today’s new technologies of big data, real-time analytics, and interoperability into it? Analytics for discrete manufacturing have been advancing slowly when compared with other industries like finance and media.
The answers I most often get are “Nobody” or “I don’t know.” When I do get a name, it often differs depending on who I asked—a marketing executive points to one person, while finance identifies someone else. That isn’t good. How can analytics become a strategic, core component of an organization if there is no clear owner and leader for analytics at the corporate level?
Author: William Sobel