How big data is changing the global manufacturing sector forever

By Glen White
With the core big data trends of 2014 maturing around the globe, and new trends emerging, Manufacturers fine themselves in a fortunate position of being...

With the core big data trends of 2014 maturing around the globe, and new trends emerging, Manufacturers fine themselves in a fortunate position of being able to learn from the trials of international organisations. By examining evolving big data trends around the world, local businesses are able to deploy big data more quickly and for the right reasons.

One of the main trend is a shift in strategy with regards to big data as big data projects are increasingly business, rather than IT, driven.

US big data leaders, Datameer, are seeing an increasing amount of interest from business users with many new big data projects driven by the marketing or sales departments. This shift is driven by the reality that earlier adopters can gain a time advantage over competitors, for example around customer insight, which will be hard to erode

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