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Matt Ahlers shares an article that may resonate with all who have a board to answer to. In this post, he explains why using big data is often the topic on the table.  Don’t they know how hard it is? Maybe, but no one said big data was clean and easy. In fact, most things described as ‘big’ are hard and daunting…except perhaps for Clifford, my daughter’s favorite fictional Big Red Dog. Some describe big data as simply a data…
Matt Ahlers asks the above pertinent question and stresses the importance of asking it before taking action.  Is it “Yes” or “Mostly Yes”? One way to tell is if you hesitate to re-validate all of your information before taking a leap or if you fail to act based on data presented. At best, this slows down decision making and at worst, it completely negates the value of collecting, storing, and organizing data in the first place. ​The importance of trusting…