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Survey Analysis: What Does Increased Adoption of Big Data Mean to Supply Chain Strategists?

Published: 22 October 2014

ID: G00270862

Analyst(s): Noha Tohamy


According to a recent Gartner survey, big data adoption has seen healthy growth over the past year, despite continuing challenges with building a business case. Supply chain strategists can use these survey findings to craft their supply chain big data strategy.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • A Healthy Year-Over-Year Increase in Investment in Big Data Technology
  • Companies Moving From the Sidelines With More Big Data Deployment and Piloting
  • Beyond Understanding What Big Data Means, Companies Now Focusing on Demonstrating the Business Value
  • Major Increase in the Awareness of the Business Value of Monetizing Big Data Information
  • Methodology
  • Definitions

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