Paul A. Strassmann

Paul Strassman created and trademarked the Information Value-Added and Information Productivity formulas behind the Baseline 500 rankings. His career in technology, which began in 1956, includes stints as a top information-technology executive at Xerox, General Foods, Kraft, the Department of Defense and NASA.Strassman is president of The Information Economics Press and senior advisor to Science Applications International Corp., he is also Distinguished Professor of Information Sciences at George Mason University's School of Information Technology and Engineering.He has written numerous articles and books on information management, including Information Payoff: The Transformation of Work in the Electronic Age (1985) and The Squandered Computer (1998).

Seven Places to Clean the Clutter in IT

Can an IT department cut its annual spending by 30 percent and still remain effective? Hewlett-Packard is on track to do that under a five-year business transformation plan that...

Latest Posts

Understanding the Scale Limitations of Graph Databases

Graph databases and models have been around for well over a decade, and are among the most impactful technologies to emerge from the NoSQL...

Intel’s Sachin Katti on Cloud-to-Edge Technology

I spoke with Sachin Katti, Network and Edge Group CTO at Intel, about the relationship between cloud computing and edge computing, as both sectors...

Heroku vs. AWS: 2022 Cloud Platform Comparison

Today, choosing the right cloud provider – or group of cloud vendors – is critical. Yet performance and costs are merely starting points. Organizations...

How to Boost Data-Driven Collaboration

With rapid business expansion often comes data siloing, where one department doesn’t share its data with any of the others. While this may be...

Human-Centric IoT: Top Priority for Business Success

Two recent Internet of Things (IoT)-related surveys and reports emphasize use cases about efficiencies and return on investments. But surprisingly, there is no mention...