The maxim ‘what gets measured gets done’ still applies to any organization that intends to drive its operations to a higher level. However, building a responsive data-driven business during times of great change and uncertainty will require an updated perspective, new tools and skillsets. Data-driven decision-making should become an integral part of the organizational culture and a standard way of conducting business. Companies must also empower employees to take action based on the insights gained. The enabler for all these capabilities is a data infrastructure. This talk will explain the concept of an infrastructure and how the PI System meets the needs for an enterprise-wide streaming data and events infrastructure.