πŸ“‘ HEWN, No. 333 – “Tut, tut, child!” said the Duchess. “Everything’s got a moral, if only you can find it.”

Bookmarked HEWN, No. 333

It is mind-boggling β€” MIND-BOGGLING β€” that folks want to argue that the value of a technology company has little to do with its accrual of data. The argument for the past decade has been β€œdata is the new oil” β€” its extraction and analysis necessary for predictions and profit. Now data is the new nothing-burger, I guess.

Audrey Watters discusses the news that private equity firm Thoma Bravo is to Acquire Instructure for $2 billion and asks how this cannot be about data.

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