May 22, 2014
‘Data smart’ strategies for customers are yielding ‘early but impressive returns’

Microsoft recently sponsored an IDC study to look at companies worldwide to better understand what steps by “data smart” manufacturing organizations yielded the best outcomes in terms of growth and efficiency. The result, a whopping $371 billion, is the potential net value of what is referred to as the “data dividend” over a four-year period for the manufacturing sector.