Can you govern or manage without understanding the basic technology?

As importance as digital information is in today’s business, can you really manage an enterprise without a basic understanding of the technology in use?  Any millennials in your customer or employee base?

“Bosses Learn Not to Be So #Clueless,” Wall Street Journal, December 18, 2013 B7

I recommended to my boss several years ago that he should hire a high school student with purple hair and piercings to school him on how to use email; I could teach him, but it might be easier for him to have someone he didn’t work with do the teaching.

A growth industry, teaching the Silverbacks what Facebook is, or how to use their iPad.


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