As the business environment increases in complexity, so does the need for better business intelligence (BI) and analytics. This is demonstrated by Gartner's prediction, stating that the market for BI and advanced analytics will reach $18.3 billion by the end of 2017.
Gartner recently identified the top eight disruptive technologies most likely to impact organizational supply chains in 2018. Keep in mind, these trending technologies are scattered throughout the various stages of the Gartner Hype Cycle, which charts the development of technologies from concept to maturity and adoption. Starting with those closest to commercial viability, here the the eight supply chain trends you can't ignore.
Businesses continue to grow in complexity and, at the same time, companies are facing increased competition. To survive and grow in such an environment, businesses need access to tools that allow them to understand their strengths, their weaknesses and to determine the optimal direction forward.
Briefly discuss your professional history (or email it to me separately) and touch on 2-3 things that drive you professionally.“I’m a doer and a creator — I like to take a diamond in the rough and turn it into something real. There’s [an] opportunity to help the company become more mature, a lot of opportunity in general. [I love the] challenge of building up an organization and to problem solve (Engineer by qualifications). Give me data, algorithms, etc., and I love all that.”
The benefits of data-driven analytical decision making are becoming increasingly apparent. Consequently, CEOs are accelerating plans to use data and analytics (D&A) to drive organizational growth. They realize that effective use of analytics increases revenue and improves profitability.
The business world is in a state of flux as new technologies continually change the way companies operate. The pace of innovation is fast. Those in the lead respond to changing market demands quickly and efficiently, leaving behind those who rely on inflexible and dated supply chains.