“How could we have lived without ‘this’?” is one of the most common questions that arises in any conversation. In many cases, “this” refers to sophisticated devices that make our life easier but were unavailable a few years ago.
Recently, the manufacturing industry has embarked on a journey that will make us ask ourselves a similar question in a few decades: How was it ever possible to manufacture and compete in the industrial market without using “analytics”? Indeed, Advanced analytics has gained particular momentum in the manufacturing industry and has become one of the most powerful tools for this type of companies. A tool that will soon need to be part of the basic kit of every company seeking to achieve a competitive edge.