Tag Archives: Big Data Analytics

Selling Innovation: The Data (chapter 6)

The innovation economy shifts daily. New or updated products and services change the landscape at an ever increasing rate, and occasionally a truly disruptive innovation enters the market forcing incumbents to alter plans while opening up new opportunities for the latest crop of fast followers.

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How to Get the Wrong Answer

Customers are no longer asking for the "bit-for-bit" correctness of the 1980s (they assume this problem has already been solved). They are asking for "analytic correctness", which is a very different thing indeed. They point their mathematical algorithms at vast amounts of data and wait for the correct answer.

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Innovation Lineage Threads – a longitudinal update

I believe that the path that knowledge takes, from a local innovator, to a corporate boundary spanner, to an implementation team, to a delivered asset, can be traced and measured. I also believe that this measurement, once studied, can reveal ways to accelerate innovation and point out areas of knowledge that are yet to be converted. I've long been a fan of provenance, and I love the concept of "idea lineage". The lineage can be studied to reduce asset delivery time.

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