Putting Data in Business Context: The Value and Virtue of a Business Directory

September 2014 Sponsored by Cisco Download pdf In this paper, we explore the evolution of metadata to context-setting information and describe the Business Directory in which it is stored, managed and made available to business users. We propose the adaptive decision cycle as a model to bridge from discovery and exploration to production and governance. Finally, we offers an emerging vision of sandboxing as an environment where data can be reunited with the context needed both for informed innovation and optimized production.  […]