Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

ISE magazine's monthly column about supply chain (October 2018)

Basic data science can fix your supply chain

As the field of data science becomes increasingly relevant to industrial and systems engineers who are solving supply chain problems, it’s important to be aware of the wide scope of business problems that data science spans. Our profession can use data science to solve eight problems: Classification, prediction, segmentation, pattern recognition (audio, video, image, etc.), anomaly/outlier detection, scoring and ranking, optimization and time-series forecasts.


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