Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The Problem with the Data-Information-Knowledge-Wisdom Hierarchy

The data-information-knowledge-wisdom hierarchy seemed like a really great idea when it was first proposed. But its rapid acceptance was in fact a sign of how worried we were about the real value of the information systems we had built at such great expense. What looks like a logical progression is actually a desperate cry for help. Read the HBR article further here...