Crossroads 2012: Mining Digital Data for Actionable Strategies

Dr. Jeanne W. Ross, Director and Principal Research Scientist, MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research
Both the number and range of electronic data sources available to businesses are increasing at a phenomenal rate. Based on current research at the MIT Sloan Center for Information Systems Research, Dr. Ross will explain how to analyze and interpret this flood of data to improve business processes and decision making.

Tony Grichnik, Innovation Leader-Intelligent Systems, Caterpillar Logistics, Inc.
Tony Grichnik will explore the emerging role of supply chain analytics groups, speaking of the challenges for analytics groups as well as the opportunities to use analytics in supply chains.

Crossroads 2012: Supply Chains in Transition: The Driving Forces of Change
June 28, 2012 - 08:00am - 05:00pm EDT
Stata Center (Building 32-123)

The growth of megacities, projected shortages of vital human and natural resources, and a dramatic increase in the amount of market data available to companies, are some of the major forces that will reshape supply chain management over the next five to 10 years. Many enterprises are not prepared for these developments.

Crossroads 2012 convened leading experts from MIT and the business community to discuss the impact of these changes on companies and the supply chain profession.

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Crossroads 2012