Kahneman and Data Management: A Critique of ‘Thinking Fast and Slow’

February 10, 2012

Let’s try a test.

Organization ABC has deployed top-tier enterprise software. It has hired an army of expensive consultants who advise that people should follow specific business practices designed to maximize data quality.

Contrast ABC with organization XYZ. The latter’s management never upgraded its mainframe, bought “modern” apps and, to be frank, some of its business processes are antiquated.

Based on this information, which organization manages its data better?