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Supply chain analytics

The so-called fourth industrial revolution is based on the transformative effect that digitisation is having on how businesses operate.  Smart technologies and digital communication means that a large amount of data can be generated about the performance of nearly every … Continue reading

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2020 – digital technology as a driver of change

Four aspects of digital technology drive change, according to Deloitte (here), all of which we have blogged about in the last few months. Mobile technology – the adoption of wearables will continue wireless traffic’s double digit growth. Cloud computing – … Continue reading

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How analytics relates to the ten types of innovation

Since I’ve blogged about analytics (9 October) and the ten types of innovation (10 October), I found this piece by Tom Davenport.  It neatly tied these two concepts together.  Davenport identifies that the use of analytics is of itself the innovation, … Continue reading

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How Disney is leveraging digital technologies to enhance their “magic”

Previously we have blogged (28 August) about Capgemini’s Digital Transformation Review, which provides insights as to how companies are using digital technologies to transform their business model and operations.  This consulting company also has a number of more in-depth insights … Continue reading

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Analytics – the next big thing explained in three minutes in a variety of contexts

Big data and analytics are being talked about a lot those days.   If you want to be brought up to speed, Deloitte have produced a series of ‘three minute guides’ to outline how analytics might be applied in a … Continue reading

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