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

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CHAPTER

8

The Economic Conundrum of Information

He had discovered a great law of human action, without knowing it—namely,that in order to make a man or a boy covet a thing, it is only necessaryto make the thing difficult to obtain.Mark Twain

CONTENTS

Relative Methods

Summary

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“Data may be the dark matter that permeates the economy, but that shouldn’t stop us from trying to measure it. Second, in a universe of copious mergers and acquisitions, how is an information-centric enterprise expected to receive a fair valuation if accounting only for its people, material assets, financial assets, and goodwill?” 1

That is a fair question. In this chapter, we will be looking at a method to develop a valuation for information and help complete ...

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