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October 17, 2011

How Data Can Increase Productivity



The University of Texas
 conducted a study sponsored by Sybase on the business impact of effective data. In the three-part study, the researchers found that if the median Fortune 1000 company increased the usability of its data by 10%, it could result in an increase of $2.01 billion in revenue and lots of new jobs. Maybe. Let's look at the numbers.

According to the report, a median Fortune 1000 company with 36,000 employees and $388,000 in sales per employee could see a boost of 14.4% in sales by making data 10% more accessible.