Archive for August, 2014
ManagementSpeak: That’s an interesting question. Translation: No. Thanks to Mark Janda for an interesting translation.
When providing technology leadership, your most important goal isn’t a successful implementation. Your most important goal is to build a reusable organizational capability.
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 […]
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.