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Making Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Work for Business by John Ladley

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CHAPTER

2

Exploring the Challenges

You can’t put lipstick on a pig.Numerous

CONTENTS

Gloomy Scenarios, Tipping Points, and Flat Worlds

Gloomy Scenarios

Scenario One

Scenario Two

Scenario Three

Scenario Four

Tipping Points

Flat Worlds and Other New Challenges

New Ways—Old Sins

Mission Critical Spreadsheets and Shadow IT

A New Twist on Data Quality

Flat World

The Dominant Issues

How Does Asset Treatment Deal with These?

A Day in the Life

Avoiding the Scenarios

Convergence

Principles

Value

Summary

References

Business people thrive on challenges. Rather than the information century, the twenty-first century therefore could be called the business century, because there is great fodder for thriving. This chapter will address how new challenges are ...

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