We live in the most dynamic and expansive age of all time with immediate and nearly total access to information, which is changing how businesses interact with each other, how they operate, how they make decisions. This is the golden age of data and successful companies will harness that power by transforming into hyper-connected business networks that are orchestrated, efficient, and smart. Data will be refined and converted into powerful information used in real time by decision-makers. It will expose business disruptions and provide insights and options for recovering quickly. It will reveal the most profitable path to every customer. Connected companies, fueled by data, will win precisely because they're not cut off from their networks.