We have uncovered a root cause of the messy state of Information Architecture in large institutions and on the web today. It is the prevailing application-centric mindset that gives applications priority over data. The remedy is to flip this on its head. Data is the center of the universe; applications are ephemeral.
These are the key principles of the data centric manifesto:
Data-centric is a major departure from the current application-centric approach to systems development and management. Migration to the data-centric approach will not happen by itself. It needs champions.
If you’re ready to consider the possibility that systems could be more than an order of magnitude cheaper and more flexible, then become a signatory.Sign the manifesto