by Dr Will @ Iconic

Connecting the Dots - Craft Brewery Data Management

Posted by Will Bralick on Apr 6, 2016 10:07:37 AM

Recently when visiting the cellerman of one of my favorite North Texas craft breweries the production manager was wandering around the brewhouse  clearly counting things.  The cellerman asked "Didn't you just inventory everything the other day?"  The answer as an unsurprising, "Yes, but I am not sure which spreadsheet has the most recent data."

And the beat goes on.

Not only are spreadsheets unreliable insofar as they are not validated for accuracy, but they are usually also uncontrolled.  It is, of course, possible to validate a spreadsheet's computations and control access and updates on it.  But nobody does that. 

Why? 

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Topics: craft breweries, data management, spreadsheets

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Your brewery is focused, as it should be, on your beer and your customers.  The "business of the brewery" is that set of activities common to all businesses that make your organization effective and efficient.  Improvements in the "business of the brewery" help you improve by freeing resources to focus on what is most important - the Customer ... and the beer!

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