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Let’s Start Treating Data as a Strategic Asset!

Title Author(s) Type Topic(s) Comments Date
Let's Start Treating Data as a Strategic Asset!Wixom, Barbara H.
Beath, Cynthia M.
Research BriefingIT Governance
Data Management, Analytics, and Use
Assessing and Communicating IT Value
Digital Innovation
Abstract: It’s time for executives to have conversations about their firms’ data value proposition. MIT CISR researchers have identified three principles to guide companies as they shape their data conversations, which in turn make it much more straightforward to treat data as a strategic asset. The principles include clarifying data’s value proposition, charging the owner of business outcomes with data ownership, and curating the data that matters most to the firm.

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October 2, 2015


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