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)
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.
Quite a few decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) have crashed and burned since 2015 when Ethereum was launched and “smart” contracts (self-executing agreements in code devised… Read More »DeFi platforms: What dumb data and dumb code have in common
Ted Gioia, author of Music: A Subversive History, made an excellent point in an article in The Atlantic titled “Is Old Music Killing New Music?”… Read More »Is old data strategy drowning new data strategy?
Research and Markets estimated that annual global sales of information technology reached nearly $8.4 trillion in 2021. At that level, IT sales made up just… Read More »Divergent thinking and true AI innovation
For the past several years I’ve been teaching myself guitar. I’d studied piano in school, so I didn’t think that I’d run into the issue… Read More »The Piano Keyboard as a Contextual Computing Metaphor
As a former tech trends forecaster, I’m always pondering what we could achieve and how a better understanding of history could help us navigate the… Read More »Notable enterprise data trendsetters, 2002 – 2022
High-rise construction in the Denny Triangle area of Seattle. Source: Bruce Englehardt, Wikimedia Commons, May 2020 I’ve been looking for fresh use cases that tell… Read More »Building a hypergraph-based semantic knowledge sharing environment for construction
Semantic data consultant @EmekaOkoye made a couple of great points on Twitter back in November and early December 2021: “I am amused how some of… Read More »Lying to blockchains and other Web3 dilemmas
Manufacturing Line, Wikimedia Commons, 2014 Fakery certainly isn’t limited to news and social media. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) estimated in 2016… Read More »How data decentralization is already benefiting enterprises–and society