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Are Manufacturers Using Integrated Data Collection and Analysis to Their Benefit?

Collecting too much data, or failing to analyze what you collect, can be counterproductive.

By Katherine Bonfante

According to the latest report titled Manufacturing and the data conundrum: Too much? Too little? Or just right? published by The Economist, over the past two years manufacturing companies have increased the amount of data they collect from the plant floor, but many have no knowledge on what to do with the data or how to use it to their benefit.

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