According to a survey performed by KPMG and Forrester only 34% of decision-makers say they feel confident in their data …
A sad state of affairs.
Fortunately for the 66% of decision-makers who cannot rely upon their data, there is an answer *drum roll please* . . . the Enlightenment . . . of data.✨
Who would’ve known a school of thought that revolutionized the 17th and 18th centuries could be harvested to optimize our present-day data management?
“The Enlightenment included a range of ideas centered on the sovereignty of reason.” Dorinda Outram, Panorama of the Enlightenment
Governed by a philosophy of rationality the Age of Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Reason) made decisions based upon a single source of power or primary source of knowledge. The source of truth and knowledge in this instance was determined by the senses.
Single Source of Truth or SSOT, the focus of this Process Street blog post, also takes the sovereign approach.
However, rather than the senses, the sovereign power for SSOT is a reliance on un-replicated, autonomous, self-contained, and enhanced data.
To find out more about SSOT and how it can enlighten your data processes, keep reading.
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- The path to Data Enlightenment
- What is Single Source of Truth
- The role of data for Single Source of Truth
- How to obtain a Single Source of Truth
- Single Source of Truth in practice
- Single Source of Truth is Data Enlightenment