Big Data/Analytics

The Practice of Microchipping Employees Raises Ethical, Privacy Concerns

Would you microchip your own employees? And would they let you?

Lessons from iRobot CEO Colin Angle’s Data Privacy Fiasco

When iRobot CEO Colin Angle talked with Reuters about connectivity and virtual simultaneous localization and mapping technology, he likely didn’t expect to find himself defending his company’s data privacy policies once the story ran.

If you’re Considering Blockchain, Ask your Team these 5 Crucial Questions

Excitement about blockchain—the revolutionary cryptocurrency technology—has triggered a wildfire of public and private proposals to adopt industry-based blockchain solutions.

How to Make Sense of your Customer Data

Companies today have a wealth of data about their customers, and executives know there is a lot of value in that data. However, recognizing that potential value and actually realizing it are two different things.

4 Ways you can Benefit from Using your Customer Data

In deciding what they want to achieve with their data, companies can usually begin by looking for ways to do more business with existing...

What American Manufacturers Need to Know about New Data Protection Laws in Europe

GDPR broadens the definition of "personal information." This has particular relevance for the manufacturing industry, which is using AI and RFID to collect, use and integrate personal information into product manufacturing.

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.
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CEO Confidence Continues At A Record High In January

More than 250 CEOs of U.S. companies told Chief Executive last week that they expect overall business conditions 12 months from now to be “very good,” ranking them 7.62 out of 10.
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EDITOR'S PICKS

How A Former Accenture CEO Turned A Failing Leadership Into Growth

This former CEO's first year was a disaster until he shifted everyone's focus to create a customer-centric organization. What happened after that went directly to the bottom line.

What P&G Learned About Marketing From Elon Musk

While Tesla was moving ahead of the competition without spending a dime, P&G's marketing machine was watching closely.

How to Follow a Great Leader: Honeywell’s Darius Adamczyk Moves Forward

Darius Adamczyk, Honeywell International’s CEO since April, has a tough act to follow, but his priorities are optimistic and leave him lots of room for stamping his own legacy.

Meet the ‘New-Collar’ Workers in Manufacturing

Modern manufacturing no longer thinks in terms of white or blue collar—the workers it needs now are “new-collar”.