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Predictive Analytics: New-generation Strategic Decision Support

March 10, 2013 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Supply ChainComments (1)

By Tobias Klatt & Klaus Moeller Environmental turbulence has be- come a key challenge for companies’ strategic planning. Planning results remain arbitrary and risky, and lack deep knowledge of relevant factors and trends. Traditional instruments such as key performance indicator concepts, strategy maps, and balanced scorecards become increasingly

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Flexibility to Improve Forecast Accuracy

March 10, 2013 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, Business Process, Digital Transformation, Strategic Spotlight, Supply Chain, Supply Chain ManagementComments (0)

By Karin Bursa To succeed in a business economy shaped by uncertain demand and rapid market changes, companies must be able to sense and adapt quickly. Today, the supply chain is seen as a key enabler of this flexibility. To face this challenge your supply

‘Big Data’ vs. Quality Information: The Peculiarities of Information Markets

January 11, 2013 • INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Emerging IdeasComments (0)

By Miklos Sarvary Big data versus quality information ‘Big Data’ is the new buzzword of today’s business world. Management consultants, corporate strategists and IT executives all ask the question: what to do differently in this new era of data

Business Process Excellence: A Prerequisite for Managing Big Data

July 22, 2012 • TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION, SPECIAL FEATURES, Business Process, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Karl-Heinz Streibich The digitization of both the commercial and social worlds has blurred any boundaries separating them and is fundamentally changing the way we do business. There are now billions of interconnected private and business mobile devices

Five Styles of Business Analytics

November 24, 2011 • TECHNOLOGY, Digital TransformationComments (0)

By Mark Torr and Diane Hatcher Whether you’re using one, two or all five business analytics approaches, the technologies are capable of much more than the delivery of reports. You might also like: Big Data: Big Deal or Big Hype? Analysis Paralysis: How

Hidden Needs Analysis: Creating Breakthrough Products

May 20, 2011 • STRATEGY & MANAGEMENT, TECHNOLOGY, Marketing & Consumers, Digital Transformation, Editors' PickComments (0)

An Interview with Keith Goffin The clear identification of customer needs is a fundamental part of successful innovation and most organizations aim to develop a deep customer understanding. However, the methods that most companies use for their market