Tag Archives: theory of the firm

Adopting Analytics Culture: 1. Why Change Management? (1 of 7)

May 26, 2013


Cognitive Bias

PART OF A SERIES ON ADOPTING ANALYTICS CULTURE: 1 of 7 LINK TO HEADER ARTICLE What does change management have to do with business analytics? Along with feverish interest in business analytics (BA) and ‘Big Data’ has been an interest in how organizations can adopt ‘analytics culture’ to evolve what has been called ‘analytics maturity’ […]

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The Organization as a Decision Making ‘Brain’

May 25, 2013


The Organizational Brain

An engaging perspective concerning organizational decision making dynamics is that an organization can be seen as a type of decision making computational system.  An organization is composed of an assemblage of agents held together, in tension, by incentives (some shared, some selfish), assessment systems, and decision rights (power) accompanied with access to knowledge, some of […]

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Analytics insight from biological systems

June 6, 2012


bio- systems analytics as management metaphor

Network structures and information signaling patterns gleaned from the biological world may provide more than metaphoric insight into business analytics.  With deeper insight into biology from an information systems perspective, patterns for optimal analytics architectural solution patterns may be derived. Extrapolating from cellular signaling network research, organizations can similarly be studied using Social Network Analysis (SNA) and Multi-Agent […]

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