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Current Issue: April 2013, Vol. 26, No. 4
by Jim Sutton, Guest Editor
The key to improving business effectiveness is to improve our understanding of the world in which we live and do business. Providing options and lenses for new thinking is the purpose of this edition of Cutter IT Journal.
by Martin Klubeck
At every turn it seems leaders are being told to embrace Big Data. They are urged to make "data-driven decisions" and to mine their warehouses of all the buried data gold. The problem? This is absolutely the wrong direction to go in. In a past Executive Update, Cutter Fellow Vince Kellen suggested that the problem is that leadership isn't using their data properly (see "Fighting the Metrics Glut: Keep Your Eye on Mastering Strategic Activities"). But the real problem I see is that we're letting the tail wag the dog.