Chief Strategy Officer at 7Summits, Inc., Dion focuses on the topics of strategic online communities, workforce collaboration, digital transformation, Social Business, Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), open business models, and next-generation enterprises. His thought leadership can be found on ZDNet, On Web Strategy, InformationWeek, ebizQ. He is a judge for the famed CIO 100 Awards each year and works with the leadership teams of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 firms to drive successful digital change. He co-authored Web 2.0 Architectures for O'Reilly as well as the best-selling Social Business By Design (Spring, 2012) from Wiley.
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One response to “Eight Reasons Why Data-Centricity Is The Future Of Business”

  1. Jacob Ukelson

    I think that is a bit simplistic – what about the processes that make the business run? I don’t mean the structured processes embedded in applications, but mostly the ad-hoc, unstructured, tacit process that make up most processes in a business – in many ways those processes (and the people that make them work) are the true secret sauce of a business. Those processes provide the context for the data, and without them the data is much less valuable.