Taming the Big Data “Monster” – A CSCMP Learning Opportunity

Richard Sharpe Analytics & Big Data

Taming the Big Data “Monster” – A CSCMP Learning Opportunity

Are you attending CSCMP’s 2017 Edge Conference in Atlanta next week?  Would you like to know where your company stacks up with regard to other companies’ success in deriving real and sustainable financial value from Big Data and Analytics investments?

Please join us at 10:30 am on Monday morning (Track 16) to hear the results of a global survey conducted by CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly, Arizona State University, Colorado State University, the lharrington group and Competitive Insights titled Taming the Big Data “Monster”.

The session will provide meaningful survey insights on the true challenges and benefits that companies have experienced as well as their expectations for future big data and analytics investments.  This survey will be continued yearly and will be a valuable resource to measure the progress companies are making in applying big data analytics to support increases in profitable performance .  This year’s inaugural release will serve as a starting point for your company to measure and track the progress that you are making versus other companies.  At the session you will want to sign up to receive a copy of the full report.

Seats will be limited so please come early and join us on Monday, September 25th from 10:30 – 11:45 a.m. (Level 2 C211-C212) to learn more.

All the best,


Richard Sharpe

Richard Sharpe is CEO of Competitive Insights, LLC (CI), a founding officer of the American Logistics Aid Network(ALAN) and designated by DC Velocityas a Rainmaker in the industry. For the last 25 years, Richard has been passionate about driving business value through the adoption of process and technology innovations. His current focus is to support CI’s mission to enable companies to gain maximum value through specific, precise and actionable insights across the organization for smarter growth. CI delivers Enterprise Profit Insights (EPI) solutions that enable cross-functional users to increase and protect profitability. Prior to his current role, Richard was President of CAPS Logistics, the forerunner of supply chain optimization. Richard is a frequent speaker at national conferences and leading academic institutions. His current focus is to challenge executives to improve their company’s competitive position by turning enterprise wide data from a liability to an asset through the use of applied business analytics.