Nucleus Research released a new study this week “Measuring The Half Life of Data” introducing a framework for gauging the data’s value and the effects of time on that value. They use the scientific concept of “half-life” to reinforce the notion that data value diminishes over time and at predictable rates. The rate of decline […]
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Only the truly uninformed would fail to see a relatively straight line between the use of analytics and faster or better business decisions. A recent report released by MIT Sloan Management Review in collaboration with IBM Institute for Business Value only reinforces that thinking. In fact, it underscores the competitive synergies created through a well-integrated […]
In his most recent blog, Ralph Hughes makes the point that business managers have grown accustomed to seeing data warehousing professionals “disappear after gathering requirements, only to return 10 or more months later with applications that don’t meet the needs or are out of date because the business has changed while we were off coding.”
Every few years, a word or phrase becomes so commonly used in the language of business that it loses its effect. I remember when “strategic” meant something very specific about competitive advantage. “Quality” and “customer-centric” were rally points for corporate culture. “Innovation” (after a round of “ideation” of course) would almost guarantee a slice of […]
Yesterday, we released a comprehensive report analyzing “The State of Data Governance Maturity.” Based on results from more than 200 people who have taken Kalido’s Data Governance Maturity Assessment, the report highlights the issues we find hindering the success of data governance programs. We’ve grouped those issues under three headlines.
I confess. I just love Lora Cecere. I’ve been her client; she’s been my boss, and I call her a trusted friend and advisor. We’ve enjoyed conversations and exchanged ideas in hallways, convention centers, airports, taxi cabs, hotel bars and many restaurants across the country and gabfests by phone. One of my absolute favorite Lora […]
My lawn man fired me last week. Actually, he fired my wife Candy and I was just the collateral damage.
“Been days when it pleased me, To be on my knees… Following ants as they crawled across the ground.” –Willie Nelson As does Willie Nelson, I live in Texas. For all I know, fire ants might be our state insect. But I sort of hate them. From Houston to Dallas, San Antonio to El Paso […]
As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information. – Benjamin Disraeli By way of introduction, I should probably tell you that plowing through information gets me sort of excited. My wife will tell you that this is not normal. Maybe it’s a mutated gene that all […]