The emerging field of supply chain data science has the potential to transform global companies and reinvent their supply chains from reactive to predictive. What’s happening now? The data tidal wave. More data has been created in the last two years than in all of human history. In 2014, the digital universe equaled 1.7 megabytes a minute for every person on Earth. Between now and 2020, the digital universe will grow by a factor of 10 – from 4.4 trillion to 44 trillion gigabytes.