Maverick* Research: The Birth of Infonomics, the New Economics of Information

Archived Published: 03 October 2012 ID: G00239784


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Infonomics is the discipline of asserting economic significance to information. It provides the framework for businesses to value, manage and wield information as a real asset. (Maverick research deliberately exposes unconventional thinking and may not agree with Gartner's official positions.)

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • *Maverick Research
    • Information Emerges as More Than Just a Resource
    • The Effects of Denying "Corporate Asset" Status to Information
    • The Case for Recognizing Information as an Asset
    • The Principles of Infonomics
    • Benefits of Infonomics
    • Steps to Embracing and Adopting Infonomics Principles and Practices
  • Recommended Reading
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