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Stephen Pritchard, Contributor Published: 26 Nov 2012

As organisations look to derive more value from all their assets -- including their data -- advanced analytics techniques, the ability to handle "big data" and improved reporting and business intelligence (BI) capabilities are becoming increasingly critical to business success. For more on advanced analytics in manufacturing Tips on manufacturing BI and supply chain analytics from SearchManufacturingERP.com A quick reminder on how data analytics is best defined Alas, manufacturing analytics often comes up short For example, Denmark-based wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems is using analytics tools in an effort to give its business operations an edge over rivals. Situating wind turbines is about more than raising finance and winning governmental planning permission. The location of wind farms is an increasingly science-based activity, with developers modeling not just where to put the farms but also how to arrange each individual turbine to maximum effect. From working out how to maximise electricity generation and minimise maintenance costs, power ... Access >>>

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