The Pursuit of a Complete (Business) Picture: Lessons from Ansel Adams

My Attivio colleagues and I often describe unified information access as a technology that truly provides “a complete picture of the business.” I didn’t realize how appropriate that metaphor was until I recently visited a local exhibition of the photography of Ansel Adams (1902-1984).

Ansel Adams, The Tetons and the Snake River (1942)

Renowned for his iconic black and white photos of untouched wilderness in national parks and other areas of the American West, Ansel Adams was a true visionary of modern photography, whose style and innovations exemplify the pursuit of a “complete” picture.

I see a clear analogy between Ansel Adams’ pursuit of “pure” (or complete) photography and the pursuit of a complete business picture.

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