Archive for November, 2014
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.
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.
ManagementSpeak: I’ll get back to you after I can access my database. Translation: I’m too lazy to pull out my smartphone and check my cloud. And thanks to this week’s anonymous contributor, who’s got his head in the sky.
Small businesses aren’t just like big ones only with shorter employees. Some thoughts for managing IT in this sort of environment.
ManagementSpeak: He isn’t a good fit. Translation: I don’t like him. But we like Dave Reiser for submitting such a perceptive example of ManagementSpeak in action.
Political liberalism and conservatism are talked about as opposites, but aren’t. How many of your business conflicts are like that too?