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Analytics Becomes Big Data & Goes Mainstream

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You are so right
naperlou   8/25/2014 10:03:30 AM
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Rob, I currently teach Big Data for a professional training company.  It is the hot topic, and crosses industries.  You are quite correct that this type of activity was mostly used by large companies in the past.  I once worked at a large simulator vendor.  We had industrial plant simulators that were used for training operators.  We found that, for continuous manufacturing plants, our math models were so accurate that customers were using them to predict the outcome of vairous changes (feedstock, process, etc.). 

Now, with products like GE has almost any company can do something like this.  Tied to PLM systems this will make operators very efficient.

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