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 http://on.wsj.com/1c1mzeb

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.

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Duty of Care, Governance, Operations, Use

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s