Big Data/Analytics

Using Machine Learning Tools to Drive Manufacturing Innovation

Machine learning is poised to revolutionize manufacturing by increasing production capacity, while lowering material consumption rates.

Advanced Modeling can Help Optimize Manufacturing at all Stages of the Product Lifecycle

Complex digital models are helping manufacturers across all industries make process improvements and thwart potential problems, including cyberattacks.

CEOs Must Master Big Data or Risk Going Bust, IBM’s Ginni Rometty Warns

CEOs left bewildered by the jumble of so-called big data at their fingertips better start connecting the dots soon. Otherwise, they could fall behind the competition over the next five years, especially if they're in financial services or healthcare.

How Consumer Goods Manufacturers can use Complexity to Their Advantage

As consumers increasingly demand more customized products at lower costs, manufacturing is only becoming more complex. These changes are presenting big challenges for manufacturers, and those that adapt and embrace data may be able to use that complexity to create a competitive advantage.

Manufacturers Will Need Skilled Humans to Guide Digitization

Manufacturers are increasingly deploying digital technologies to boost efficiencies and optimize their production lines. But while sensors, data and processing can provide actionable information, manufacturers still need humans with the skill and ability to manage it all.

World’s Largest Hedge Fund to Replace Managers with Machines

Talk of machines replacing most customer-facing staff, let alone company managers, has so far been little more than that: talk.

Data-Driven Caregivers? Here’s What the C-Suite Could Look Like in 2021

You'll need to be a data analytics nerd, but also an emotionally intelligent caregiver. And while your leadership qualities will still be valued, you'd better not get all hierarchical and start telling people what to do. Welcome to the C-suite of 2021.

CEO of Musical Strings Manufacturer D’Addario Talks about Digital Transformation

D'Addario, a manufacturer of guitar and orchestral strings, as well as other musical instrument parts, has a lineage that goes all the way back to 1680 Italy. But the company's got both feet facing forward when it comes to keeping up with digital technology.

Data Analytics Helps Mid-Marketers Overcome Challenges and Boost Performance

As mid-market companies face a growing number of challenges, many are using data analytics to reduce their struggles and boost performance.

When Does Collecting Customer Data Turn Creepy?

Continuing advances in data analytics and communications technology are giving companies today an unprecedented ability to offer customers products tailored to their needs. But whether people want a company's senior staff knowing what they just had for breakfast is a different matter altogether.
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THOUGHT LEADERS

How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

With all the bad CEO behavior out there lately, is it time to press reset?

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why it Matters

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

How Mark Vergnano Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

Last 12 Months: CEO Confidence is on a Steady Uptick

Although it has dipped slightly in the last two months, CEO confidence made significant strides in the...

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