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Starbucks BI Test: Can Managers Beat Heatwave?

Friday, July 8, 2011

...Tom Ball, lead BI platform development executive at Starbucks, said, "If it's going to be 95 degrees tomorrow, what supplies and how many employees do we need to have a good day at the store?" Ball said in an interview that he's hoping store managers will be able to plan for weather patterns, local events, street closures, and other scenarios and then interact with supply chain and HR systems directly from mobile BI interfaces.

Read the full article on how Starbucks plans to leverage BI. Sourced by InformationWeek

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