Want Information Fast or Want it Right? Learn How to Have Both

Want Information Fast or Want it Right? Learn How to Have Both

 

Available On Demand
Duration 60min
Speakers
Karen Bannan
Contributing Editor
InformationWeek
Karen Bannan
Karen is a veteran business writer and editor with a wide range of publishing experience. Her work has appeared in Forbes, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, MyBusiness Magazine, CFO, AdWeek, Crain's New York, Time, and Crain's BtoB. Karen, who has a M.A. in Magazine Journalism from New York University, has also written for virtually every woman's magazine including Woman's Day, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents, Health, Fitness, and Shape. Her technology credits include five years on staff at Computer Retail Week, PC Magazine, eWeek, and Inter@ctiveWeek as well as countless other technology publications. Her beats include hardware, software, security, social media and marketing, and the retail channel. She writes white papers, product briefs, case studies, microsites, newsletters, and feature stories. Karen is also a seasoned public speaker and presenter. She has moderated more than 100 webinars over the past few years, and can be called upon to create original webinar presentations.
Thomas Davenport
President’s Distinguished Professor, Information Technology and Management
Babson College
Thomas Davenport
Tom Davenport is the President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management at Babson College, the co-founder of the International Institute for Analytics, a Fellow of the MIT Center for Digital Business, and a Senior Advisor to Deloitte Analytics. He has published on the topics of analytics in business, process management, information and knowledge management, and enterprise systems. He pioneered the concept of “competing on analytics” with his best-selling 2006 Harvard Business Review article (and his 2007 book by the same name). His most recent book is Keeping Up with the Quants:Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics, with Jinho Kim. His new book, Big Data at Work, is forthcoming from Harvard Business Press in January 2014. He wrote or edited sixteen other books, and over 100 articles for Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, the Financial Times, and many other publications. In 2003 he was named one of the world’s “Top 25 Consultants” by Consulting magazine. In 2005 Optimize magazine’s readers named him among the top 3 business/technology analysts in the world. In 2007 and 2008 he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the IT industry by Ziff-Davis magazines. In 2012 he was named one of the world’s top fifty business school professors by Fortune magazine.
John McCoy
Solutions Architect - BPM
Perceptive Software
John McCoy
John brings over 18 years of staff and consulting experience in enterprise computing environments and holds two Six Sigma certifications related to process improvement and business process design. He spearheads the Lexmark BPM practice in North America and helps customers in many industries achieve business goals through smarter processes.

Don’t confuse faster information with faster decisions. The goal should not be quicker information, but quicker decision making. The key is to get the RIGHT information faster.

The greatest potential for improvement comes from better understanding of our true information needs and in bringing more order to workplaces where disconnected processes and unstructured information have been the norm.

Join this interactive discussion to:

  • Identify the different types of decisions your organization makes
  • Explore the four types of work our decisions support
  • Determine what information needs to be available fast – and what doesn’t
  • Avoid the painpoints of gathering information
This webinar will help you focus on gathering the right information and on the best processes to deliver it.
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