Moving scientific business data to the cloud creates unprecedented opportunities for collaboration, innovation and data-mining, Frank Brown writes. But that will require new ways of categorizing and structuring data, and simpler ways to report and share findings. "[O]rganizations should focus on enabling the integration, shared access and reporting of project-centric data via a cloud-based project data mart. They should do this rather than isolating information within disciplinary silos," Brown writes.
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