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This case is about the safety problems faced by BP, the third-largest oil and gas producer in the world. On 23 March 2005, an explosion at BP's Texas City refinery resulted in one of the most serious workplace accidents in the US. An investigation by The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) uncovered many safety lapses at the Texas City refinery. BP was accused of endangering its workers by compromising on process safety due to its high emphasis on cost cutting.
This case is about the big data capabilities developed by Netflix. Big data is not just a new digital buzzword; it’s here to stay. It’s imperative that today’s managers understand how to effectively leverage this explosive growth in the volume of data in meaningful ways that can be used to drive business decision-making.
This case is about the challenges faced by the new CIO of P&G, Linda W. Clement-Holmes, in taking the big data strategy of the leading consumer packaged goods company forward. The case elucidates the benefits that the company had derived from big data, including cost savings and the speedier roll-out of new products. The case also explores the potential downside of an excessive focus on big data and digitization, including diluting the human touch in the company's interactions with its customers, and other potential risks of employing big data.