When Big Data Meets Macro Insights: Developing Early Warning Signs Using Advanced Analytics and Economic Intelligence

IDC Analyst Brief

Supply chain agility is a top priority for companies in every industry. The sooner a supply chain knows about an event, the faster it can respond.

Eric Thompson published an IDC analyst brief on utilizing analytics and economic insights to enhance supply chain agility and visibility. Eric is an IDC research director and currently leads the Worldwide Supply Chain Strategies practice, providing fact-based research, analysis, and insight on information technology to assist clients in improving their capabilities in these critical supply chain areas. The report is entitled “When Big Data Meets Macro Insights: Developing Early Warning Signs Using Advanced Analytics and Economic Intelligence.”

This analyst brief explores the idea of predictive analytics — the capability of knowing about an event before it happens and effectively pre-plan. In addition, this paper explores a use case bringing together statistical forecasting and macroeconomic indicators to build predictive intelligence.

The report includes the following:

  • How predictive analytics can leverage external inputs
  • The benefits and considerations of incorporating external factors into business planning
  • Strategies for mitigating supply chain risk
  • Top areas of focus for the supply chain in the coming years

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