Tag "HBR"

Big Data, Big Decisions

Big data and associated analytics are shaking up the way decisions are made across organizations. This isn’t the first time the art and science of decision-making has undergone a disruption. Until the 1970s or so, the most common approach was command and control, in which decisions were made in the upper echelons of organizations. In... more

Competing on Analytics: A Follow Up to Thomas H. Davenport’s Post in HBR

If you ask a CIO today about the importance of data to their enterprises, they will likely tell you about the need to “compete on analytics” and to enable faster business decisions. At the same time, CIOs believe they “need to provide the intelligence to make better business decisions”. One CIO said it was in... more