nimbleness and the need to compete via technology

I've written before about how "the need to compete" is too often puffed up as a driver for technical change. Lots of IT people lack any objectivity around the business value of cool technology.

The mad competitive scramble

ImageThe rate of change in IT is unsustainable, and is in fact a crowd hysteria. Just because the technology is changing that fast doesn't mean we have to, or can.

A major driver for that scrabbling rush is "competition". That is an over-used trump-card that needs some close skeptical scrutiny in all the companies playing it. Tweet this

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