For the supply chain leader, Big Data is a new concept. It is not one that is currently well understood. It will be overhyped and overpromised before the concepts reach mainstream adoption. However, it is here to stay. The goal of this report is to better educate and prepare the supply chain leader for this change. In this report, we define the concepts and share insights to help leaders better understand how Big Data concepts can help solve problems in today’s supply chain.