Question Everything to Put Intelligence Everywhere

Over the last few posts, I’ve discussed the need to embed intelligence into the core of your organization—to make it pervasive. Some of the feedback I’ve gotten concerns the difficulty in making intelligence pervasive when many companies struggle with simply implementing analytics to begin with. To be sure, most mid-to-large companies have analytics capabilities in … Continue reading Question Everything to Put Intelligence Everywhere

The Pervasive Data Intelligence Platform

Over the past couple of posts, I’ve talked about what pervasive data intelligence is and why you need it, as well as the technological and human factors involved in making it a reality. This week, we’re going to dive into the environment you need to create in your organization to embed data intelligence in each … Continue reading The Pervasive Data Intelligence Platform

It’s the People–Always

Computers are smart, and they’re getting smarter every day. It’s amazing how often I hear about which jobs will be overtaken by machines, and to a large extent, it’s true. Many human functions will be replaced by machines. However, humans will always be smarter—if not faster—than machines, because we have one thing they don’t: empathy. … Continue reading It’s the People–Always

Pervasive Intelligence: A New View on Intelligent Technology

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been discussing the topic of pervasive intelligence—embedding analytics and other intelligence capabilities into the organization enterprise-wide, at its most elemental level. The drive to make intelligence pervasive will change how you interact with customers and how you operate. It will also change how you deal with data. However, … Continue reading Pervasive Intelligence: A New View on Intelligent Technology

Data and Pervasive Intelligence

In last week's blog I talked about the concept of pervasive intelligence—of embedding intelligence capabilities that go beyond traditional analytics into every facet of your organization. The goal is to make the organization itself intelligent, to entrench digitally-enabled decision-making into the organizational DNA. When you make intelligence pervasive throughout the organization, it changes the way … Continue reading Data and Pervasive Intelligence

Pervasive Intelligence–What it is and Why you Need it

Analytics is table stakes. It’s not enough anymore to simply buy and install packaged software, or to build a custom system to solve discrete problems. Instead, companies that thrive will transform their organizations—both digitally and culturally—to make intelligence pervasive throughout the enterprise. The concept of pervasive intelligence isn’t necessarily new. It’s actually what we’ve been … Continue reading Pervasive Intelligence–What it is and Why you Need it

Driving Costs out with Digital Transformation

If you turn on your TV for more than five minutes these days, you can’t help seeing those great commercials with dramatic music, shimmering lights, and suave spokespeople making sweeping pronouncements about a future made brighter by digital transformation (DT). Those commercials make for amusing viewing, but they don’t provide much in the way of … Continue reading Driving Costs out with Digital Transformation

Why Your Analytics Program is Struggling

I have a buddy who’s a golfer—really more of a duffer, but he tries hard. He also spends a lot of money on equipment. He truly believes that each new driver or wedge will get him to sub-90. But it never does. To me the answer is obvious. My friend’s problem isn’t equipment; it’s his … Continue reading Why Your Analytics Program is Struggling

2023—The New Intelligent Enterprise

In last week’s blog, I outlined what I thought future companies would look like vis-à-vis their information technology and decision-making capabilities. I believe they’ll be intelligent, connected, and agile. Over the next several weeks, I’m going to dive deeper into how I think companies will realize their futures. And, as I’ve said, that future is … Continue reading 2023—The New Intelligent Enterprise

2023—The Company of the Future

Technological change is happening at a rapid pace, no more so than in information technology. In the past decade, the deluge of big data has wrought a vast transformation of the IT landscape. Predictive analytics has become common-place. New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) promise to change the way we approach analytics and decision-making. … Continue reading 2023—The Company of the Future