Just give business users the data. Don’t wait for perfection. Just hand it over, clean or not, and let it start creating value.
That’s the kernel of Blake Johnson’s advice to organizations who want to make use of data. He’s a Stanford University consulting professor and a Teradata academic. He has become a scholar of data analysts and data scientists.
“The whole idea of the unwashed masses having access to the data is totally new to some execs,” he told me last week. “A lot of people on the IT side still don’t buy it.”
I thought access to the masses had worked its way into the IT mind.… Read the rest “Create value with data by ending IT’s sequestration”