How do you look for information?

data_richesYou may have heard that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone.  The data is coming from everywhere – sensors, social media, digital media, etc.  With the explosion of data at our fingertips, the question becomes, how do you find the information you need?  So we thought we’d ask.  Please take a few minutes to respond to our poll.

 

 

1 response to How do you look for information?

  1. 1) GOOGLE. Even in a huge organization (US Navy), troubleshooting an issue often began with “What does the oracle (google) say?”. It may return 1,000 pages of results, but the first 10+ usually give several perspective leads and angles.
    2) SME. Somebody somewhere has tackled the issue or something like it before. Look for that person in your network that has experience who’s capabilities you trust for insight to find the right data.
    3) The Horse’s Mouth. Whoever owns the issue or challenge has a unique perspective. They’ve gathered a lot of evidence around it. Of course, the solution is at the level above the problem.

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