Is there any topic in business less human-sounding than “big data?” Just about the only person who comes to mind when you hear the phrase is that cheesy, central-casting business guy in the stock photo touching the invisible screen with numbers flying off it.
Yet Moreen Romans has made a career out of seeing real human faces in data and analytics. For more than a decade, Romans has been a leader in developing data-inspired supply chain solutions for Dun & Bradstreet. Yes, those solutions help manufacturers with the mechanics of their job: finding and selecting suppliers with track records of reliability and avoiding costly supply chain disruptions. But Romans and her team have also focused their work on the personal aspects of supply chains – how smart supply management can create better circumstances for individuals involved. How companies can do well by doing good. Read More