Improve your odds

Have you noticed how many gambling opportunities there are available today? No longer are games of chance limited to Vegas and Atlantic City. While these venues market themselves as entertainment,  business looks at gambling very differently. Companies place bets...

From Data to Wisdom – How Real-time SPC Software Makes a Difference

GainSeeker Suite real-time SPC software can have a profound impact on a business, and even on a whole supply chain. We’ve authored a collection of the GainSeeker case studies to share some of those stories. What makes that possible? Some years ago we authored a...

Connecting Manufacturing Big Data to Business Strategy

Manufacturing Big Data In the world of manufacturing, Big Data is already here. Gages, devices, and innumerable sensors produce mountains of data. This equipment is connected by USB ports and various communication protocols in vast networks of operational data. Add to...

“Systems of Insight” replacing “Big Data?”

A recent post at Application Development Trends Magazine (“Analysts Keep Saying Big Data Is So Over”) forecasts the end of “Big Data” era in favor of the latest buzzword: “Systems of Insight.” In a very cool graphic (which I...

Big data widget and maximizing Manufacturing Big Data

If you’re struggling to make sense of manufacturing big data, you’re not alone. According to research published last year by The Economist, only 42% of manufacturers have what they consider to be a well-defined data-management strategy. Even more striking, 86% report...