Our cavemen ancestors were all about foraging. Times were tough and to survive one needed to go hunt or search for plants. We've come a long way since then of course, but a small part of us still reacts pretty much the same way. We consider accumulation as a richess. But what is true for more traditional assets such as gold is not necessarily true for modern business assets such as data.
To truly leverage the potential of data, organisations must find methods to literally push pertinent data on the desk of the business decision makers. The first step towards this dissemination of data is to enable customisation. But what exactly does this have to do with time travel?
Are you part of a data-minded organisation ? If you're not sure what to answer to this question, read our four most important tips to start your journey into data-mindedness.
The world of data is at a cross-road. On one hand of the spectrum, several big industries such as finance or healthcare are broadening their traditional ways of using data. And « data » is the buzz word of 2014 in human resources with companies increasingly looking for data miners, data analysts, data engineers and so on.