Decision-making is the backbone of manufacturing operations, according to Aberdeen Group’s Mariela Koenig. In a recent survey of over 100 manufacturers, Koenig found that leading companies are building up their capabilities in advanced analytics and “big data.” Leaders are more likely to make the connection between these capabilities and effective decision-making. In this issue of EL PRO Analysts, Koenig discusses the ramifications of her research for companies’ sustainability efforts, and how manufacturers can leverage big data to improve their environmental management and save money.
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