“Law of Probability Dispersal: whatever it is that hits the fan won’t be evenly distributed.”
- Roger Angell
The sad state of information security is morphing into the appalling state of information security. With all the money we spend on it, should we be doing better?
ManagementSpeak: We are reallocating funds on this project.
Translation: You’d better be working on your resume.
Had this week’s contributor not remained anonymous he might have needed a good resume.
Predictions of IT’s demise have two constants: The predictions keep on coming, and IT continues to matter. Profoundly.
“To a large degree his future is behind him.”
- Snippet from a CIA performance review, reported by washingtonpost.com’s Colby Itkowitz
Rentership is a prediction, not a fact … and a questionable prediction at that.
ManagementSpeak: This is a priority to us too, so as soon as the path is clear we are confident we’ll be able to execute and deliver.
Translation: I’m going on vacation, so good luck with that.
This week’s contributor considered translating this ManagementSpeak to be one of his top priorities.
When it comes to managing technical architecture, design principles are the foundation. They should be broad. That doesn’t mean they can be vague.
By Bob Lewis | November 17, 2014
Topics: ManagementSpeak | Comments Off
ManagementSpeak: I need to broaden my skillset and take on new responsibilities.
Translation: I’m padding my resume.
Greg Duvall adds ManagementSpeaking to his skillsets.
The irreducible core is a set of design principles. It might not get you to the finish line, but it will get everyone pointed in the right direction.