The role of big data in enterprise innovation

I once joked that time is the primary key of the universe. I’ve since stopped thinking that’s a joke. As the world around us becomes increasingly data-driven (something we explored recently at O’Reilly Strata, a conference I help run) the way we make decisions changes at a fundamental level. Rather than framing a question, then […]

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Launching Tilt the Windmill

Since the publication of Lean Analytics, I’ve spent a year talking to companies large and small about innovation. For the small ones, it’s relatively easy: they’re chasing a dream, and they don’t have to trade off sustaining the now with inventing the new. They have nothing to lose. All they can do is innovate. To be […]