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. But on the other hand, organisations globally are still on the fences about investing in data and many countries lack basic training in data management.
In a standard Business Intelligence environment, the archetypal journey of data can be summarised as follows: collected from sources, extracted, transformed, loaded into an Enterprise Data Warehouse. accessed and used for reporting across the organisation. But what about valuation ?