Information-Driven Business
How to Manage Data and Information for Maximum Advantage

Robert Hillard

Information is not just a window on the business, increasingly it is the business! Around the world, businesses and governments are migrating from a process-driven past to an information-driven future.

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Robert Hillard has been a guest on number of ABC Radio National programmes discussing aspects of his books, information and society.
Ockham’s Razor with Robyn Williams discussing Information-Driven Business.
Future Tense with Antony Funnell discussing our surveillance society.
Future Tense with Antony Funnell discussing Big Data.



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Featured from the Information-Driven Business blog:

The Internet was a mistake, now let’s fix it
Each generation over the last century has seen new technologies that become so embedded in their lives that its absence would be unimaginable. Early in the 20th century it was radio, which quickly become the entertainment of choice, then television, … Continue reading

Who are we leaving behind?
I was recently invited to deliver the keynote address at the University of Melbourne engineering and IT awards night. I took the opportunity to challenge today’s students to think about the people being left behind as in the move to … Continue reading

Your personal cloud meets the enterprise
In organisations around the world employees are accidently merging their personal and professional cloud applications with dire results.  Some of the issues include the routing of sensitive text messages to family members and the replication of confidential documents onto the … Continue reading

Value of decommissioning legacy systems
Most organisations reward their project managers for achieving scope, within a given timeframe for a specified budget.  While scope is usually measured in terms of user functions most projects usually include the decommissioning of legacy systems.  Unfortunately it is the … Continue reading

The power of the crowd can improve your data quality
Well thought through online strategies can do so much more than deliver high quality web sites for internal and external users. They can dramatically improve some of your business fundamentals. There are few things more fundamental than the quality of … Continue reading



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