Search
  • My Business Muse

Data, a double edge sword.


The use of data is a double-edged sword. Not enough data can lead to poor decision making, too much data can bring a company to a stand still, unable to make the decisions necessary to move forward. Just how much detail do you need to make a decision? Data being evaluated separately from the everyday functions of a company that it affects is useless. Many times data is cherry-picked to prove that the decisions made by management are the correct decisions. Using data to browbeat employees will forever destroy a companies ability to collect accurate data. Data should only be used as a learning tool.


2 views

Recent Posts

See All

Doing the right thing

My dad just called to tell me about something that happened to him at the lumberyard. He said a guy walked up to him and asked him if he was D..... Simpson. Of course, my dad responded, yes. He procee

Are you the grammar police.

I recently saw a post stating, "you are judged by your grammar". Proper grammar is not and never has been a sign of intelligence. The use of appropriate grammar only shows you know the rules of gramma

Warning, Central Planning Ahead

Much of central planning is created under the auspices of health and safety with the threat of punitive action if not obeyed. While a person may agree in principle with the original underlying reason

MY BUSINESS MUSE

My reflections gathered through reading, listening, personal work experience and observation 

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

Peter Drucker

Contact

© Copyright 2018-2020

All Rights Reserved