These are merely two among many other comments relating to the dramatic flight of MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. We can’t blame them, we can’t blame anyone, except those persons actually responsible for launching the missile on 17th July, 2014. But we can learn from this to overcome such dramatic events in the future!
How can these systems-based organizations survive, when inspiration, passion, enthusiasm, motivation have faded away a long time ago? These organizations now jump on ‘big data’, however, although big data can gradually improve our abilities as we work with it, it does not grant instant omniscience, and is not an automatic cornucopia or substitute for insight. We have a much more crucial phenomenon available to us these days, ‘open data’.