As technology continues to integrate with our day-to-day lives, its influence on society continues to expand. In order to keep up with this evolution, many different industries have to alter and replace outdated business models. The manufacturing sector in the United States is one such industry experiencing this change, mostly due to big data accommodations and its associated software.
Big data is a term used to describe an extremely large data set that cannot be properly handled by typical database software. Since the large volume of data goes beyond the abilities of ordinary software tools, capable software systems are built to handle this vast data quantity.
Scroll through the detailed infographic created by Ohio University’s online Master of Engineering Management program to further understand big data’s impact on the manufacturing world.
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