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Too Much Data, Too Little Analysis

December 28, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

The issue is a straightforward one of simple ability to manage data effectively in order to provide our leaders with actionable information. Too much raw data compromises that ability. That is all there is to it.

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight, Jr.U

This statement is, at a high level, the most clear and concise data strategy statement I’ve read or hear in the last 10 years.  The problem isn’t that people disagree with the strategy, it’s that no one can agree on the tactics.  As a result, it becomes data tools and data points become UN-AIMed:

UNilaterally Added to
UN-focused “Improvements” (features, not focused results)

UNgoverned Modifications (enabling new reports/insights, while disabling useful reports/insights)

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