The tech sector is growing fast, but without thorough business analysis, insight, proper planning, and a focus on challenging the better-quicker-cheaper approach and replacing it with a beneficial-adaptable-affordable commitment, there is a world of trouble ahead.
We need to look at the major challenges we're facing as we enter the millennium's third decade from the perspective of the global economy as a wholly integrated system.
The knowledge of bureaucrats comes from living at the nexus of strategy and implementation, the nexus of best practices and human values, the nexus of multiple departments with their independent goals, and at the nexus of wishes and reality. That makes their voices worth listening to.
Communication is about revealing something about the world that the other person hasn't noticed—and often hasn't been able to notice because their ideas get in the way.