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Top Public Sector Procurement Expert: Santa Clara $2 Million KPMG Extension Makes No Sense

March 15, 2017

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I must admit that I am not often stumped by what happens in the world of procurement. Surprised yes, disappointed without question, but outright stumped rarely. Unfortunately or fortunately – depending on your perspective, what is happening in Santa Clara regarding the $2 million KPMG extension is one of those rare moments. In times like […]

Is there such a thing as “Big Data” blindness? (Part 1 of 2) by Jon Hansen

September 9, 2013

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With the growing buzz surrounding “BIG DATA” I cannot help but wonder what it all means and whether or not it is the side effect of unbridled data accumulation and over-reliance as opposed to delivering increased decision-making capabilities re volume versus true intelligence. The authors of the book Big Data raised this question in a […]

Do you practice “Business @ The Speed of Thought?” Does your enterprise have a “Digital Nervous System?” If not, why?

April 5, 2008

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Member Question: Almost 10 years ago, Bill Gates of Microsoft wrote a book titled “Business @ The Speed of Thought” where he laid out his vision for how organizations should utilize technology to become more responsive, adaptive, agile, etc. Specifically he drew an analogy between an organization’s IT infrastructure and living beings Autonomic Nervous System. […]