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Business unIntelligence by Dr. Barry Devlin

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CHAPTER 7

How applications became apps and other process peculiarities

 

“There’s nothing more useless than executing a task efficiently, when it actually never should have been executed at all.”

—Peter Drucker

“It is not enough to understand, or to see clearly. The future will be shaped in the arena of human activity, by those willing to commit their minds and their bodies to the task.”

—Robert Kennedy

Much of this book observes the world and business through the lens of information and, so far, the data-based subset used to support today’s decision making. But how is such data created and used? It’s time to move to a more action-oriented view. After all, the world is driven by actions taken rather than data analyzed. Speak to any well-dressed ...

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