Supply Chain Big Data Series Part 1

| August 9, 2017

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The key challenge for D&A in Operations is the trust of humans in the results generated by machines, especially in Industry 4.0 environments. In addition, continuous improvement (CI) teams from functions along the end-to-end Supply Chain, who know exactly which question they want to answer with D&A, need to be implemented to get the maximum benefit out of D&A.

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