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.



Robert Hillard

Featured from the Information-Driven Business blog:

Rethinking failure
Imagine an organisation with ten job levels (ranked from entry to CEO). In the first year, there are 512 people at the lowest level who are all assigned to projects, half of which succeed and the other half fail in … Continue reading

Leaders need the technical detail
I recently heard a financial services executive on the radio talking about Bitcoin. When a listener asked him to explain what it was, he couldn’t. I’m constantly amazed by the number of leaders who aren’t across the detail of important … Continue reading

Opportunities beyond startups
Is it just me or has the world gone mad for startups and writing software? Don’t get me wrong, I am a big fan of startups and all that they bring to the economy. However, if you read the business … Continue reading

Email works too well
Everyone who regularly feels overwhelmed by their email would agree that there is a problem.  The hundreds of articles about the issue typically make the same assumption and are wrong. Writer after writer bemoans email as inefficient and an obstacle … Continue reading

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



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