There’s an old-school saying still popular today. “Too many chiefs, not enough Indians.” It refers to a familiar scene, usually describing the workplace, where there are too many people giving instructions and not enough people doing the work.
Today, big data can be equated with some of those big chiefs and in this case, too many of them. As the proverbial big chief, big data has taken over and redefined the manufacturing industry. It’s moved beyond the buzzword to become a highly effective growth tool, one that informs our industry’s decision-makers, helping them to make better decisions and drive performance.