💲 What Executives Need to Know About Ambiguity and Knowledge Gaps:

Ron Itelman
1 min readAug 15, 2023

In the complex landscape of modern business, ambiguity and knowledge gaps emerge as critical challenges. These aren’t mere buzzwords but essential concepts that can shape an organization’s success or failure.

🔍 Ambiguity: This is when information is open to multiple interpretations, sowing confusion or uncertainty.

🧩 Knowledge Gaps: These are voids in understanding, areas where crucial information is missing or not well-defined.

💣 Consequences:
Together, knowledge gaps and ambiguity in decision-making, goals, or processes can undermine an organization’s ability to move with clarity and purpose. The result? Financial risks, inefficiencies, and a potential erosion of stakeholder trust.

💡 Want to Learn More?
To tackle these challenges, our book, ‘Unifying Business, Data, and Code,’ available on O’Reilly’s website, offers a methodology to identify and minimize ambiguity and knowledge gaps. Designed for both non-technical and technical audiences, it serves as a roadmap for alignment and innovation in a data-driven world.

Cheers,
Ron 😃

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Ron Itelman

I like human + machine learning systems | Principal — Digital, Data & Analytics at Clarkston Consulting