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.
ManagementSpeak: I am here to bring efficiency, not to win a popularity contest.
Translation: Why build bridges when I’m just going to burn them anyway?
Correspondent L.T. is basking in the glow of another recently departed Guru.
The incoming workforce is different in one important respect: They’re so used to technology, they don’t even think of it as technology.
ManagementSpeak: We need a short-term, medium-term, and long-term plan. Translation: We need a plan for today, this week and this month. KJR needs a plan to get more excellent ManagementSpeaks like this one from long-time reader Ed Kimball.
Maybe, maybe not, but that doesn’t mean ignoring it is a good idea.
“We’d all like to know how the information revolution eventually shakes out. I think we know. It ends in ordinariness, disappointment and advertising, as things always do.”
- Tom Toles, Washington Post
Information technology is part of the social landscape. We don’t even notice that it’s technology any more. But in business?
By Bob Lewis | June 16, 2014
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“Cognition is beyond comprehension.”
If documentation doesn’t lead to understanding and insights, being accurate in every detail doesn’t matter.