“We cannot do everything, and there is a sense of liberation in realizing that. This enables us to do something, and to do it very well.”
– Oscar Romero y Galdamez, suggested by my friend and long-time subscriber, Greg Fetter.
Doing things the “right way” might benefit the business. That doesn’t mean it benefits anyone in the business.
The Unspeakable Law: As soon as you mention something … if it is good it goes away … if it is bad it happens.
– Cadged years ago from EduCause’s A Word A Day. They didn’t know the original source; neither do I.
Need an affordable EUC tool? Take a second look at the least-loved piece of software around: SharePoint.
By Bob Lewis | November 21, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: This project will raise your visibility.
Translation: If you fail, you’ll suffer all of the consequences on your own. But don’t worry; if you succeed, I’ll be there to take as much of the credit as I can.
Lets raise Alan Earnshaw’s visibility for providing this excellent translation.
What happened to end-user computing? It used to be a big hairy deal. Now it should be a big hairy deal but isn’t.
By Bob Lewis | November 14, 2016
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ManagementSpeak: This is strictly confidential.
Translation: It won’t be mentioned when we get you back for saying it.
You might want to keep this week’s translation confidential, just like the identity of this week’s contributor.
Yes, that email, and chances are your organization has a similar problem or two.
By Bob Lewis | November 7, 2016
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Do they still play the blues in Chicago
When baseball season rolls around
When the snow melts away, do the Cubbies still play
In their ivy-covered burial ground?
– A Dying Cub Fan’s Last Request, Steve Goodman
Post World Series and pre-election ramblings.