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Manufacturing Moneyball
Using Big Data and Business Intelligence To Spur Operational Excellence

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

This piece focuses on the manufacturing industry, which is experiencing an industrial renaissance as a result of its application of business intelligence ("BI" or analytics) to Big Data to uncover and leverage data that has remained either (i) hidden or (ii) unappreciated. In this respect, manufacturers that are ahead of the curve are playing what amounts to Moneyball, a strategy first implemented successfully by then-Oakland Athletics’ manager Billy Beane and made famous first by author Michael Lewis and, more recently, by the movie of that name starring Brad Pitt.

Editor's note: Interestingly, I'm planning to have a posting on Moneyball next week. Stay tuned.

Read more on using Moneyball concepts in BI here. Sourced by Forbes

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