DATA UTOPIANS: GO FOR IT! More Jobs Greater Efficiency Improved Performance Healthier DemocracyTO THE WORLD…. European Commission Digital Agenda Brussels, 12th December 2011
GUYS WITH THE MISSION – OMG! “MOVE!”??? There is conflict “where,” and confusion “how” “IT’S EASY!”??? There are no “killer apps” “TRUST ME!” ??? No one has scaled the mountain and come down with jobsTO THE WORLD…. &C
IT’S A PARADOX! (It’s No Sure Bet)TO THE WORLD….
The (Big) Move to Open Data/Platforms: Success Stories US National Weather Service NIEM/UCore Global Civil AviationTO THE WORLD….
It took a 100 year “push”, but NOAA’s National WeatherService data is now one of the greatest global resources Today, it’s all “pull”: a +$50B US market in weather trading operations pulls data to trading desks of financial institutions, utility companies, hedgefunds, commodity traders, and insurance companies
The National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) – An Emerging Global Capability
US DoD’s “UCore”:All US DoD events, no matter in what system, are tagged and searchable by 4 universal core factors WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE
Global Civil Aviation: The 8 Building Blocks of Any Data-Dependent CollaborationTO THE WORLD….
VISIONNon-DebateablePROBLEMSWell-Defined, -Known and WorkedPLATFORMMultiform, High PerformancePEOPLEA-Teams
PAYMature IncentivesPERFORMANCEMeasured to a “T”POLITICSStable governanceLEADERSHIPNetworked
What about new collaborations – why make the move now to open data?TO THE WORLD….
4 CLASSIC “FAILS” IN THE MOVE TO OPEN DATA• FAIL #1: Stage 2 “Configuration” - No Right- Sized Problem/SKIPPED• FAIL #2: Stage 3 “Formation” - Assets Not Formed Up/ DATA LOST FINDING DATA• FAIL #3: Stage 4 “Mobilization”– What’s In It For Me?/FREE IS NOT CHEAP ENOUGH• FAIL #4: Stage 6 “Transformation” - NO OUTCOMES RESULT, NO VALUE DELIVERED
LESSON #4 realize the effects, transform results
Data sharing àhealth, savingsData transparencyà reduced crimeData driven àunderseaadvantage
The move to open data/platforms takesleadership “pull” and strategic managementIt’s too important to leave only to “push” from the utopians. Are you ready to rumble?
WHAT CAN YOU DO?YOU be the customer1. Create a non-debateable business need for data2. Right-size problems and get value in the hands of users fast3. Demand, inspect, and reward data-driven performance4. Align the incentives: reward cross-boundary, shared mission collaborations, not just individual effortsTO THE WORLD….
5. Know where you are on the 6-stage lifecycle6. Assess your readiness for the next move – and your partners’7. Assure the move forward – managing your 8 building-block risks at each stage (make it pay, get and give political cover, etc.)8. Complete the doing through all stages – push the disruption forward.TO THE WORLD….
THAT IS A FRAMEWORK FOR THESTRATEGIC MANAGEMENT OF THEMOVE TO OPEN DATA(...and the end of paradox)TO THE WORLD….
ABOVE ALL...Be humble... This is hard. No one can goit aloneBe optimistic. This is do-able – together.TO THE WORLD….