The Australian manufacturing industry is changing rapidly. It has to contend with the tides of globalisation, rapidly developing technology and increasingly sophisticated customers who are demanding more bang for their buck. Manufacturers need to find the sweet spot, walking a fine line between keeping costs lean and allowing for flexibility. Otherwise, the consequences can be dire.
A successful BI project is a mountain to climb for even the most experienced managers. Many can attempt the climb, yet few get to see the view from the summit in their lifetime. In fact so few succeed that. SAP BW Consulting reports that more than 70% of businesses worldwide fail to see results from their business intelligence projects.