Create competitive advantage Very large, unstructured, volatile data sets lead to complicated and sometimes messy information. This is why according to worldwide research 85 percent of Fortune 500 businesses will not be able to use Big Data effectively (until 2015) to create a competitive advantage. 80% of the data is unstructured Collecting data and analyzing it is not enough, as data streams are expected to generate the right conclusions at the right time. The problem is that almost 80 … [Read more...]
What is needed to make organizations intelligent? It's not only about the data and the technology, but this covers also allround vision, advanced analytics, agile working and continuous improvement.
Performance management systems are becoming increasingly popular in organizations. Performance management used to be synonymous with financial management. It was quite an ordeal to get your hands on non-financial management information. These days, it's the other way around. When managing their organizations, managers are increasingly dealing with information overload. … [Read more...]
A ready-made framework for municipalities Passionned Group's brand-new report "Data as the key to excellent government performance" (Dutch) is all about how local government can benefit from using the ready-made Information and Performance Management Framework for Municipalities. It answers some important questions, framed by Professor Maes' model of information management processes. … [Read more...]
Multiple research projects have shown that the methodology of a project manager is crucially important to the success of a project. Yet we've determined that project success rate hasn't increased over the past years.Research has also shown that every project is unique, and thus has its own unique properties. But the project staffing isn't based on that. We also found that the project environment influences its success. The interesting question, then, is how do we match the right project … [Read more...]