Kaiser Fung just posted a blog titled “Tip of the day: don’t be Theranosed” where he defines “theranosed” as: Theranos (v): to spin stories that appeal to data while not presenting any data To be Theranosed is to fall for scammers who tell stories appealing to data but do not present any actual data. This … Read more Don’t get “Theranosed”
It been quiet here this week as I’ve been traveling. I spent the week in Chicago talking to clients and refining the story of what I do. Its fun to talk to new people…especially when they are receptive to the story you are telling and when that story is authentic. When the story is … Read more When the story is right, people listen
Why does the sun never set on legacy applications? by Jim Harris on OCDQ – Obsessive-Compulsive Data Quality (OCDQ) Quote: The simple reason most legacy applications do not go gentle into that good night, but instead rage against the dying of their light, is that some users continue using some of the functionality provided by the … Read more Links for May 1 2011
In my post earlier this week, I spoke, or more accurately typed, about the importance of story. I wonder if there are any CIO’s and IT leaders out there that read that and wondered about their story? Their personal story…and their IT group story. Have you thought about what the story is for your IT … Read more CIO’s – what’s your team’s story?
I love a good story. I love to read a good story and I love to create stories…although they may not always be “good.:) In fact, I love a good story so much that I’m researching the topic of stories and storytelling as a mechanism for knowledge capture & transfer within project teams. See a … Read more The importance of story
You’re Just the Founder « Steve Blank A great reminder to everyone that what you do today might just come back around to bite you in the future. Applying Behavioral Economics to Reduce Project Failures by Chris Curran on CIO Dashboard Very interesting take on using Behavioral Economics Theory to help with Project decision making. … Read more Links for May 23 2010