Data Democracy vs. Data Anarchy: Governed Data Discovery

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Technology changes but the need for tradeoffs between the rights of the individual and the rights of the community as a whole remain. The new “governed data discovery” is just the next wave of “information democracy”: threading an uncertain path between “information dictatorship” and “information anarchy”

The First Ever Business Intelligence Project

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In the buzz around Big Data, it’s worth remembering that analytics is as old as business computing itself. In 1953, LEO (short for Lyons Electronic Office) was the first computer in the world used to manage a business – and for the first ever analytics applications.