You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data
Data really powers everything we do
Data is the kind of ubiquitous resource that we can shape to provide new innovations and new insights, and it’s all around us, and it can be mined very easily.
Data, I think, is one of the most powerful mechanisms for telling stories. I take a huge pile of data and I try to get it to tell stories.
Most of the world will make decisions by either guessing or using their gut. They will be either lucky or wrong.
Data is a precious thing and will last longer than the systems themselves.
It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data.
The goal is to turn data into information, and information into insight.
BI (Business Intelligence) is about providing the right data at the right time to the right people so that they can take the right decisions
We’re entering a new world in which data may be more important than software.
Knowledge has become the key economic resource and the dominant, if not the only, source of competitive advantage
Errors using inadequate data are much less than those using no data at all.