Data is the New Solar

Write this down…
Put it where you can see it
Look at it every day.

Two authors who helped contextualize my ideas around data collection, display, and monetization are Alvin Toffler, and John Hagel.

Over the years, as I have worked to evangelize the concepts of data and information and its value to individuals, and to society, I, along with others, have been guilty of referring to data as the “new oil.”

In this article, John Hagel explains a powerful nuance…Solar is renewable…Oil is not.