Fallacies of Enterprise Information Management (part deux)…


With some hearty comments from Tom Maguire, I've been forced to adjust some of these fallacies: 1. Data quality is perfect - data is correct, complete and coherent across all enterprise contexts - People will remediate bad data - if inaccuracies are found (contrary to the axiom above) users will willingly and proactively make changes, and all users will agree with those changes 2. Relationships are Known - The linkages…

Information Management Truisms


I have long been a fan of Peter Deutsch's fallacies (btw I'm not alone, Google this AM produced over 22k references) of network/distributed computing, they have served as a set of guiding checkpoints for every distributed system that I have built. What I have found to be missing, however, is a similar set of fallacies/truisms for managing Information while we approach “internet scale” information infrastructure... the information explosion. Truisms defined…