In the global economy, information is key for competitive success. But companies struggle to free this information from departmental silos and deliver it to the right person, at the right time, in the appropriate context. For most organizations, limited access to poor-quality information is no longer merely a chronic irritation. It has grown into an acute problem. Today, however, most organizations still struggle with fragile, inflexible information architectures that do not inherently support the adaptability required to meet current competitive challenges.