Good thoughts about who is in control, and how. Will this be solved by more autonomy of the organization to react to changes in data?
How the Big Data Explosion Has Changed Decision Making
by Michael Schrage
Organizations I work with increasingly struggle to straddle two painfully polarizing operating principles. On the one hand, they desperately seek greater agility; on the other, they genuinely want to include all the right stakeholders in their processes. This conflict uncomfortably transcends traditional “centralization/decentralization” debates. Customers and clients demand greater agility, and employees and partners expect greater empowerment. So the companies push hard to provide both. ... "