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 architecture after cloud
I think that Zach Nelson (Netsuite’s CEO) was wrong when he said that “cloud is the last computing architecture” but I also believe that his quote is a healthy challenge to take computing and business architectures to a new level. … Continue reading

Our machines will not outsmart us
Over the millennia we have been warned that the end of the world is nigh.  While it will no doubt be true one day, warnings by Stephen Hawking in a piece he co-authored on artificial intelligence don’t fill me with … Continue reading

For social networks, volume is the enemy of value
In this blog I often talk of the value of information. Information is a valuable asset and companies increasingly place great store in identifying new sources of data about their products and customers. Individually, we are also quickly assembling a … 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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