The Army is deploying Tableau Software to help it visualize and manage its supply chain, gradually replacing PowerPoint as the tool of choice for everyone from generals on down through the ranks.
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Historically, cloud BI has been mostly used by smaller businesses, but larger enterprises are starting to make the trek.
Attention, IT: As marketing goes all-digital, your CMO needs more from you than back-office support. Are you ready to be a marketing partner?
Big data and analytics permeate virtually every move Ford makes, from forecasting the worldwide price of commodities to figuring out what exactly consumers want, what it will build, where it should source parts and how to power its lineup of vehicles.
Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data. But many wonder whether it's enough to allay consumers' fears as techniques for manipulating data multiply.