by Armando Acost
Increasingly, the manufacturing industry is seeing big data as an important tool to unlocking insights that drive competitive advantage. This is leading to greater adoption of big data strategies and solutions by a wide range of companies in every vertical. In a series of overview stories, insideBigData examined how the manufacturing industry is using big data and the success that is being realized.
For example, some of the multitude of benefits manufacturers are seeing from big data include:
It is pointed out that there are some significant changes. According to insideBigData, "Many manufacturers don’t have access to the tools that they need for deploying big data solutions - to get results faster, to perform required calculations - regardless of what they’re manufacturing."
Some of the challenges shared by many organizations as they begin a big data initiative include:
You can learn more about how manufacturers can benefit from big data, how the industry is adopting the technology, and read a case study in this white paper.