Big Data in Supply Chain Management

Supply chain leaders need to pay more attention to big data and predictive analytics. IndustryARC, an industry market research and analysis company, explored this topic in particular detail in the global “Big Data Market in Supply Chain Management” report. According to research conducted by IndustryARC, the global big-data market was around $6.93 billion in 2012 and around $12.21 billion in 2013. … Read More

Big Data impacting the Warehouse and Distribution Center

“Using big data correctly helps companies allow for more flexible planning and predictive analysis in the warehouse,” explains Mark Dickinson, executive sales manager, automated systems division at SSI Schaefer, a global storage and picking solutions manufacturer with U.S. headquarters in Charlotte, NC. Quote from Amy Roach Partridge’s recent post entitled Material Handling Meets Big Data.   Below are highlights from this post. … Read More

4 Trends Shaping Analytics

In the WSJ CIO Journal Deloitte recently published an article entitled 4 Trends Shaping Analytics.  Below is a summary of the 4 trends mentioned. 1. The rise of the chief analytics officer.  In some cases combining analytics with other functions has worked well. In other cases, analytics efforts have been buried under those executives’ myriad other priorities. To give analytics the … Read More

Lessons from Bank of America’s Largest IT Job Role in Financial Services

This week Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce conference is going on and the phrases; “Internet of Customers,” “Customer Companies,” and “Intersections of the CIO and CMO” have been resounding themes. Last night Forbes posted a blog entitled – “Lessons From The Businesswoman With The Largest IT Job In Financial Services” Cathy Bessant, Global Technology and Operations at Bank of America, has a … Read More

Cloud Integration Specialists | Data Analytics

The business landscape is changing dramatically, and limping along with outdated systems is self-defeating, like deliberately placing obstacles in your own path. Today’s horizontal networks of global suppliers and distributors require companies to be lean, agile, and collaborative, managing information effectively to maintain market value and efficiently deliver innovative products. Mountain Point was founded by business leaders with backgrounds in … Read More