Big Data/Analytics

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.

3 Tips for Ensuring You Have the Right Data Specialist on Your Team

As a CEO, you understand the importance of anticipating customer needs, and the corresponding need for gleaning insight from a torrent of data. As a result, like other business leaders, you likely value analytics more than ever today.

Mid-Market Companies May be Missing Opportunities in Electronic Data Interchange

Finding actionable insight amid the slush pile of big data is a challenge for all companies today, no matter what their size. But mid-marketers may be missing out on one of the key solutions that larger companies have all adopted: electronic data interchange.

4 Ways to Eliminate the Challenges of Data-Driven Manufacturing

While the future of data-driven manufacturing offers many promises for enhanced manufacturing efficiency and production, it also will come with many challenges.

Leadership Commitment Helps Make Digital Transformation More Profitable

A recent study by MIT's Center for Digital Business found that to fully digitally transform a business, two key factors must work together to drive the process: an investment in technology and an investment in leadership. According to the study, companies that make the investment in both leadership and technology are 26% more profitable than their industry peers.
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Former Intel CEO Krzanich — What Was He Thinking?

The risks of having an extramarital affair, even when it is consensual, as former Intel CEO Brian Krzanich did, can result in personal outcomes too devastating to contemplate.

Keys To Earning Sustained Loyalty From Your Employees

To reap the undeniable bottom-line profits of a highly engaged and loyal workforce, CEOs must empower talent, brand and employee experience teams to deliver on the expectations of today’s employees.

Otis Elevator’s Judy Marks Talks Leadership, The Future Of Manufacturing

As president of the world’s largest elevator company, Otis Elevator Co.’s Judy Marks knows that standing pat isn’t an option—especially for an industry leader.
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Trump’s Trade Strategy Playing Well With Some Manufacturing CEOs

Many CEOs at U.S.-based manufacturers are applauding President Trump's attempt to disrupt and overturn a global trade milieu of long standing that they believe has greatly disadvantaged American companies and exports overall.