More is always better right? More feedback from clients can help you improve your service. More money can help you build better products and teams. More data can help you make better decisions. More resolution can make your photos better. More is always better isn’t it? Well. No. More isn’t always better. Seth Godin recently said … Read more More isn’t always better
In his 1982 book Megatrends, John Naisbitt wrote “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” While written over 30 years ago, that line is as very true today…but I might change it a bit to match the current state of affairs. Today, we are drowning in data and starved for information. Every organization … Read more Drowning in Data, Starved for Information
This post sponsored by the Enterprise CIO Forum and HP. Following up my Data Disconnect and Shadow IT post from yesterday, I wanted to talk about the 2nd area that is often overlooked when people undertake their own Shadow IT initiatives. In my previous post, I talked about the Data Disconnect. That space where the data in your … Read more Shadow IT and Information Optimization
I just finished reading Eric T. Peterson’s post titled The Myth of the “Data-Driven” Business. I don’t talk or write much about ‘data’…mostly because I’ve always taken it for granted as something that was always ‘there’. If the data I needed wasn’t available in an easy to consume format, I’ve always found a way … Read more Data Driven…or Data Informed?
Hello everyone…I’m back from my trip to Orlando…links are lite this week due to being away from the computer. Enjoy the few I do have. How the Cloud Will Disrupt the IT Status Quo by Stacey Higginbotham on GigaOm Leaders are self-made, practical learners by George Ambler on The Practice of Leadership Bad to Awful? … Read more Links for May 24 2009