The Adoption of Business Intelligence Systems in Textile and Apparel Industry: Case Studies

  • Sumera AhmadEmail author
  • Suraya Miskon
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1073)


The textile and apparel industry are characterized by highly labor-intensive operations, short production lead times, huge capital investment, seasonal demand and frequent style changes. In the recent decade, BI systems have been broadly adopted and implemented to achieve the true effectiveness of various systems and emerging technologies that are integrated to enhance the strategic, management and operational efficiency of textile and apparel industry to cope with the rapid growing challenges of globalization and expanding international competitive business environment. This research is first attempt to investigate the adoption of BI systems and discussing the real textile and apparel industry cases based on qualitative research method and also highlight the improved processes with some leading BI solutions. In addition, some major barriers and critical success factors for BI systems adoption are identified. The study limitation is also discussed with conclusion.


Textile industry Apparel industry BI systems adoption 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of ComputingUniversiti Teknologi MalaysiaJohor BahruMalaysia
  2. 2.Information Systems, Azman Hashim International Business SchoolUniversiti Teknologi MalaysiaJohor BahruMalaysia

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