Information is not just a window on the business, increasingly it is the business! Around the world, businesses and governments are migrating from a process-driven past to an information-driven future.
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Featured from the Information-Driven Business blog:
The race to the internet of things is a marathon
The PC era is arguably over and the age of ubiquitous computing might finally be here. Its first incarnation has been mobility through smartphones and tablets. Many pundits, though, are looking to wearable devices and the so-called “internet of things” … Continue reading
Your data is in the cloud when…
It’s fashionable to be able to claim that you’ve moved everything from your email to your enterprise applications “into the cloud”. But what about your data? Just because information is stored over the Internet, it shouldn’t necessarily qualify as being … Continue reading
A small idea with big implications
In the 1990s Philippe Kahn, a founder of Borland (a big name in programming languages), left and began a new enterprise called Starfish. He talked in several interviews about creating small lightweight software that ran as part of the desktop … Continue reading
Why aren’t I working a four hour day?
In the 1970s and 1980s, many writers mused that the increasing computing capability available to business and government was going to greatly reduce the work required to run our economy and society. We were told that in the twenty first … Continue reading
Should Finance be the Information Czar?
Imagine if modern accounting was an invention of the past decade. Given the heavy use of computer technology, it’s very likely that the entire discipline would be regarded as part of Information Technology. Now consider the amount of non-ledger information … Continue reading