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

Ron Itelman
1 min readAug 15

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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