The discipline of infonomics takes you beyond thinking and talking about information as an asset to actually valuing and treating it as one. Infonomics, the latest Gartner book, provides the foundation and methods for quantifying information asset value and tactics for using information as your competitive edge to drive growth
Infonomics is the theory, study and discipline of asserting economic significance to information. It strives to apply both economic and asset management principles and practices to the valuation, handling and deployment of information assets
This book is for the burgeoning force of chief data officers (CDOs) and other information and analytics leaders in their valiant struggle to help their organizations become more “infosavvy"
The three sections of the book explore how to put your information to work.
Explores why information affords unique opportunities to be monetized both directly and indirectly, and provides a range of examples to help justify the business case for further deploying your organization’s (and others’) information.
Tackles the challenges and best practices for managing all forms of information as assets, including how to build an “infosavvy” organization.
Cuts through the real and perceived impediment to measuring information as an asset, providing specific valuation models adapting key economic principles to help you begin quantifying the various aspects and impact of your information assets.
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How to monetize, manage, and measure information as an asset for competitive advantage
Author and Gartner analyst Doug Laney will be speaking at the following Gartner events:
Becoming data-driven is not just a game, it’s a serious business contest that Laney shows you how to win. The insights, frameworks and real-world examples throughout this book provide a complete picture of why and how to become an information-savvy organization.
Judd Williams, Chief Information Officer, NCAA
Laney’s work redefines information as a true strategic asset, and shows how we CDOs can be instrumental in unlocking new ways for companies to grow and be relevant in the new connected modern economy.
Rajeev Kapur, Chief Data Officer, Kimberly-Clark
Infonomics provides a broad, deep and practical framework that information professionals can build on; it's full of real-world illustrations, and I think it is a seminal work. If you are serious about "treating information as an asset," then Infonomics is a must read.
Phillip Radley, Chief Data Architect, BT Group, plc. (British Telecom)
We will one day look back at Doug's work and realize it is the groundbreaking work that firmly put data and data leadership in the middle of the business arena not as the white elephant, but as the phoenix — a formal player at the boardroom table.
Althea Davis, Chief Data Officer, ABN AMRO
Infonomics is everything you always wanted to know about how to treat and benefit from information as an actual corporate asset, but didn’t even know how or what to ask. It is a must-read for CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, CIOs, business leaders, enterprise architects and everyone involved with data.
Maurice Levy, Retired CEO and chairman, Publicis Groupe