How to Plan, Participate and Prosper in the Data Economy

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Summary

Terms like "big data," "open data" and "linked data" are part of the new era in which the economics of data (not the economics of applications, software or hardware) drives competitive advantage. Winners create networks of trust by shifting from mashing (storing data) to meshing (sharing data).

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • What You Need to Know
    • Why This Is Important
    • How to Prepare
    • Understand the Stages
      • Action Items
      • Planned Research
    • Address Business and Cultural Barriers
      • Action Items
      • Planned Research
    • Overcome Technical Challenges
      • Action Items
      • Planned Research
    • Understand Trends Affecting the Data Economy and Vice Versa
      • Action Items
      • Planned Research
    • Related Key Initiatives
  • Recommended Reading
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