Going to need this article in spades once the Whole 30 session kicks in.
Technique is for peaches.
Only a multi-year, board-level sponsored effort can ensure a responsible IT overhaul. But without IT expertise at the director level, how can a board truly make an educated decision and, more importantly, follow it through until the end of the project, adapting the design of the overhaul over the course of years to take advantage of rapidly changing technology and consumer behavior?
If your industry hasn’t been completely disrupted yet…
And mostly, we run classified ads to find the cheapest common denominator employee and spend all our time building systems to protect our customers from people who don’t care.
I like to relate everything to rugby and triathlon though:
Spending money on jerseys instead of spending time on fitness.
Buying an expensive bike, instead of riding the piss out of the crappy one you already have.
Also, yoga pants. Wait…no…I like yoga pants (not on me).
I hate the word “control”, but “managing” this stuff is crucial. Management helps you set you direction and figure out what capabilities you need to be driving toward.
It seems we are especially lifted up by stories of those at the bottom behaving generously and particularly discouraged by stories about higher-ups misbehaving.
I’m just going to leave that right there.
I get chastised about being a wrestling fan a lot. Well, not chastised, but I know people are making fun of me in their heads. Just read it.
I did some research and determined I’m a data driven decision maker.
And that was before I took the assessment.