I opted for a J.D. instead of an MBA, but I nevertheless find business management conceptually interesting. So I thoroughly enjoyed the two videos below, which give a taste of how IBM has helped two businesses – Papa Gino’s (a New England pizza chain) and Sun World (a California produce company) – develop real-time business analytics and strategies for using those statistics to help their businesses:
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I really liked how the specific examples given demonstrate how the information provided by IBM can help. In the case of Papa Gino’s, they were able to reduce the delivery time estimate they give their customers, and Sun World was able to increase communication among different levels of employees during their short harvest season. I’d read that real time statistics are important to companies, but as an outsider, it was very interesting to see just what that information can do for them.
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