Army seeks to leverage native analytics for supply chain resilience
The Army wants to be able to use the data analytics already in its logistics systems to be better prepared for supply chain vulnerabilities.
Lt. Gen. Duane Gamble, the deputy chief of staff, G-4, for the Army, said that as the service modernizes its enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, it is looking for native data analytics capabilities that can help it avoid what he called “predictable” surprises.
Speaking at a Nov. 15 Hudson Institute event on supply chain disruptions, Gamble said the pandemic sharpened the Army’s focus on implementing business analytics and intelligence for its current ERP systems. The ultimate goal is to have “cooked in” prognostics as part of the enterprise business system to give the Army enterprise, strategic, operational and tactical data to do continuous monitoring.
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