In this on-demand webinar, Tony Barnes and Dan Edwards from Crowe come together to discuss how data can and should be utilized by metals companies to make informed, strategic decisions.
To begin, Tony talks through the results of the annual Technology in Metals Survey. Two specific questions are highlighted.
In regard to the business intelligence maturity scale, within the last three years, answers to this question have changed dramatically as companies have shifted their priorities and focused more on technology.
In terms of challenges companies face with data analytics and business intelligence, the survey results show that standardizing data tends to be the most prevalent issue. Many companies struggle with the amount of data collected and what to do with the information.
Next up, Dan discusses why Crowe built Operational Analytics for Metals. After looking at the survey results, the need for this service in the metals industry was clear. To design the system, Crowe looked at four pillars:
With standard dashboards and customizable features, we have metals software solutions to help companies in the metals industry. With those tools, users can easily get a quick view of all key areas of business, including product information, sales information, finance information, and more. There are also options to dive deeper into each category to interact with the system and get more details for a comprehensive look at how the company is doing.
Contact Crowe if you’re interested in learning more about how your metals company can use operational analytics for data driven decision making that will help you meet changing market demands, understand customer buying practices, and differentiate your products and services within a crowded industry marketplace.