How Big Data is Changing Supply Chains

Guest blogger at NC State University explains how big data might be used in supply chains. Lisa C. Dunn is a writer for TechnologyAdvice.   Full article can be be found at
“While it’s been a buzzword for many years now, do you actually understand what big data is, and why it’s so critical for supply chains today?  In a nutshell, big data is the dynamic, enormous and “disparate volumes of information created by people, tools and machines.” It includes information gathered from internet-enabled devices – think smartphones and tablets – social media, video and voice recordings, and the continued preservation and logging of structured and unstructured data from the company’s internal software like CRM, ERP, and financial software.”