For the past 80 years, each Green Bay Packer/Chicago Bear NFL contest has produced a brilliant display of rivalry. Throughout the years, however, the teams have also developed respect and admiration for each other. This is not to say that the Packers don't aim to put the Bears in a world of hurt each time they meet on the line of scrimmage (and vice versa). They love to hate each other.
Another well-known love-hate relationship is the product of increasing data in today's business world. Gartner, Inc. estimates that by 2004, enterprises will be faced with 30 times more data than 1999 levels. While the mass quantity of data available to businesses today is often overwhelming, few will argue that access to this data does not provide competitive edge. In fact, Gartner believes that enterprises will increasingly compete on the basis of their ability to narrow the "knowledge gap" the difference between the data available to an enterprise and the enterprise's ability to use that data efficiently and effectively.
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