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Smart Data: Enterprise Performance Optimization Strategy by James A. Rodger, James A. George

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1.3 CURRENT PROBLEMS AND DEFICIENCIES FROM POOR DATA STRATEGY

Current problems and deficiencies from poor data strategy must be addressed in the context of enterprise resource management and the SOE paradigm. Enterprise resources are constrained and demand for change and improvement often outstrips available resources. Here are some considerations that we imposed in constructing the SOE paradigm:

  • Enterprise scope and context
  • Acknowledging that resources are insufficient to replace the magnitude of legacy systems
  • Necessity to keep pace with advancing technology
  • Necessity to deliver significant improvement from constrained investment
  • Make application least invasive while delivering immediate tangible benefit

Therefore we concluded that a new strategy is needed based on addressing the need for information interoperability.

All enterprise environments operate under resource constraints that manifest as shortages of capital, and shortages of scarce talent and materials, for instance. Demand for improvement and change nearly always outstrips an enterprise's capacity for making change and improvement.

Different things, often working in combination, create demand for improvement. Demand for improvement and change is different for government and commercial enterprise. While some things are the same, others are the opposite. Government enterprise is about the business of maximizing citizen services. Commercial enterprise is about the business of maximizing return to shareholders. When ...

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