Alan Morrison is an independent consultant and freelance writer on data tech and enterprise transformation. He is a contributor to Data Science Central with over 35 years of experience as an analyst, researcher, writer, editor and technology trends forecaster, including 20 years in emerging tech R&D at PwC.
My mentors and compadres at Semantic Arts hold a Data-Centric Architecture Forum (DCAF) every year in Fort Collins, Colorado. It’s a chance for technically inclined… Read More »Seven data-centric architecture innovations that businesses can’t afford to overlook
Now I shall sing the second kingdom there where the soul of man is cleansed, made worthy to ascend to Heaven. Dante Alighieri, The Divine… Read More »Today’s Data Purgatory and a History Lesson from the Energy Industry
I help lead a working group focused on personal knowledge graphs (PKGs). Lately, it’s functioned as a discussion and demo evaluation group for new technologies and… Read More »What Personal Knowledge Graphs Have to Do with Business
Data is useless if it doesn’t shed light. The more light it sheds on the most acute problems businesses face, the better. Within this context,… Read More »A different take on business intelligence
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which regulates public company securities, recently proposed its own climate impact reporting requirement. Many US public companies already… Read More »Avoid RegTech myopia with a data-centric approach
The previous post covered the problem of oversiloing. Systems thinking, I pointed out, can help reduce the practice of siloing when it’s not necessary. In… Read More »The long game: Feedback loops and desiloed systems by design (Part II of II)
Data management (DM) discussions can be frustrating because both those feeling the pain and the consultants who try to help them are–90+ percent of the… Read More »The long game: Desiloed systems and feedback loops by design (I of II)