ManagementSpeak: I’m a realist.
Translation: I’m a pessimist.
Thanks to this week’s contributor for his realistic translation.
More for our list of what’s required for technology leadership to be possible: A receptive audience, and a long “epiphany half-life” … that is, persistence.
ManagementSpeak: I am here to implement change.
Translation: I have no idea what we do or should do, but we will continue to reorganize anyway.
Alternate translation: I have too much time on my hands and need more work.
This week’s anonymous contributor had just enough time on his hands to share this thought with the rest of us.
Technology leadership takes more than just making colleagues aware of the next big trend. A lot more.
Clarke’s third law: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”
- Sir Arthur C. Clarke
Technology has become routine. Too bad implementing information technology hasn’t become routine.
“If the truth were self-evident, eloquence would be unnecessary.”
The First Amendment protects your right to say just about anything that comes to mind. If any of these come to mind, exercise your right to remain silent instead.
By Bob Lewis | July 21, 2014
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ManagementSpeak: The first stage of this effort will require 1 to 2 hours one on one time with myself.
Translation: I want the best of everyone’s thinking on this, just as soon as I’ve made up my mind about everything.
Today’s anonymous contributor gave us his best thinking. Why don’t you?
“Digitalization” is more than an assemblage of technologies. It’s the assumption of pervasive technology.