Face recognition technology is used by retailers to identify known shoplifters as they enter a store and alert security staff to their presence. The same technology can be used in stores to support customer relationship management and offer a personalized shopping experience.
Roots of Information
The underground network of tree roots provides four essential functions to maintain the health of a tree. Information management provides the roots of information quality
Information to Measure Performance
Data are collected to measure performance of organizations, systems, processes and people. Some performance measures are status indicators providing information to inform decisions about whether or not action needs to be taken to avert a crisis or improve specific areas of performance. However, often measures of performance are reported as data with insufficient context to […]
Dangers of Incomplete Data
It is easy to make comparisons between sets of quantitative data but it is important to be aware of the dangers of incomplete data. There is a risk of mistaking data for information.
“We Know the Data are Wrong…”: Accepting Poor Data Quality
At a recent meeting, a committee was presented with some data. It took only a cursory glance for all members to recognize that the data were wrong and for these views to be vocally expressed. The Chair calmly said,
Big Data, Little Information
“Is ‘Big Data’ Just a Marketing Puff Term?” was the contentious title of an email circulated by ebulletins.co.uk. I am currently working with 25TB of data, so am I working with Big Data?