Data is the New Dollar: The Future of Value

Historically, companies have pursued the dollar as a measure of value in the pursuit of shareholder value. Cash flow, profits, and asset values are all about dollars. I think an additional set of measurements can be added to the mix around the value of data....
Rethinking restaurants

Rethinking restaurants

It is Valentine’s Day weekend and a lot of people (including myself) will be taking loved ones to restaurants. When I was young, I worked at a restaurant that had phones on all the tables. There were no waiters – when the customer was ready to order, they would pick...

Open sourced analytics

I am ready for the next wave of analytics. I think that using the “open source” model for analytical data could be great. I think the world is ready for powerful group facilitation to vet analytical data in order to get to the facts. I would call this idea “open...

The new news

People often stick to ideas and concepts they have known all their lives. This can be a hindrance to innovation. Both individuals and businesses latch onto linear thinking and miss how things can change. We like to think linearly, but reality is not linear. When the...