The Quest For Big Data Resumes
A lot of data is available in the laundry/linen service industry. However, unfortunately, the quantity of data quality often outweighs the quality. Therefore, it’s a challenge to filter the usable data from the large pool of information.
Predicting the future with Big Data
Recently, there has been a high demand in the linen service for a new type of information. “With Big Data, you can predict the future,” you will hear when you visit a large laundry. Big Data does not fall from the sky; the managers learn lessons from the past. In the 90s, for example, you could predict the Medideck with the help of big data. According to managers, the importance of these predictions lies in the course of business operations.
What can we do with it?
“Big data tells what your company needs in the future. You then create a strategy for achieving the prediction. It looks a bit like Google,” says a manager. The advantage of big data is therefore efficient and targeted management. In this light, the search for this information is very understandable.
How do we get Big Data?
Then the question arises: How do we get “Big Data”? A practical answer comes from the industry. Another manager of a large laundry and user of Vartex Laundry Intelligence and Smart Control, for example, says: “The most important step to accumulating Big Data is when you collect individual data from your machines. This information can be found in Laundry Intelligence from VARTEX. ”
You could, therefore, compare this data from the machines to puzzle pieces that are part of the big Big Data puzzle. This manager believes that
“Big data tells what your company needs in the future. You then create a strategy for achieving the prediction. It’s similar to how Google works.”
What is Laundry Intelligence?
Vartex Laundry Intelligence is the dashboard where all data from the washers and dryers is visualized. Managers get a detailed insight into their machines and they can see the precise activity and identify errors.
Vartex Laundry Dashboard provides answers to these questions and more:
- Exactly how much water does my washer use?
- Exactly how much gas does my dryer use?
- Do I use enough water for my linen?
- What is my OEE?
- What is the average running time of my machines?
- What are the malfunctions of my machines?
- How often do I get a failure?
- Am I washing at the right temperature?