Best Practices
1191 views

Innovation Management

mfauscette - October 27, 2011

I titled the post "Innovation Management", but I intend to focus as much on the activity as on the underlying…

Analytics
961 views

Business People Are Dumb On Average(s)

Timo Elliott - September 12, 2011

Here’s one real-life example of the limits in quantitative thinking observed in an average company, shared with me by Michael…

Analytics
2504 views

What is the Biggest Challenge for Big Data?

TonyBain - September 9, 2011

Often I think about challenges that organizations face with “Big Data”.  While Big Data is a generic and over-used term,…

Analytics
983 views

Bridging the Communications Gap Between Utilities and Consumers

Christine Hertzog - March 28, 2011

The ongoing saga of smart meters in California and a recent opt-out ruling once again highlight the existence of a…

CRM
828 views

Jill’s Anti-Predictions for 2011

JillDyche - January 4, 2011

It’s time for my annual predictions list for 2011—which esteemed TDWI members can find in this month’s edition of Flashpoint, coming…

Inside Companies
719 views

Why Does Shaken Confidence Reinforce One’s Advocacy?

GaryCokins - December 14, 2010

These last few years I have been mystified as to why the adoption rate of proven and valuable managerial methods…

Data Quality
1095 views

Spinal Tap and The Art of Data Management

MIKE20 - November 15, 2010

Here’s a dirty little about data management: It’s about art as well as science. In this post, I discuss how…

Uncategorized
908 views

What Will be the Next New Management Breakthrough?

GaryCokins - August 24, 2010

Since the 1890s there have arguably been only a few major management breakthroughs with several minor ones. What will be…

Uncategorized
610 views

A “Dear CEO” Advice Column

GaryCokins - August 17, 2010

Self-help books and newspaper advice columns, such as the famous Ann Landers column, are prevalent for issues involving relationships, money…

Uncategorized
706 views

Data integration and keeping the decision in mind

JamesTaylor - July 22, 2010

Some time ago I was at a warranty conference and there was an interesting discussion about registration cards. You know,…