Friday, July 01, 2011

Confessions Of An IT Manager

As I stumbled back out into the light of the car-park, I wondered, for the life of me, how the IT industry had got in such a mess that unqualified and untrained people were in responsible positions within organisations all over the country, managing the databases that are the lifeblood of the enterprise.

What would happen if the same state of affairs infected Surgery, so that there was a chance of being operated on by someone whose only qualification was that he'd cut open his teddy bear as a child, using his 'My Little Doctor' kit, but managed to bullshit his way into a job armed with a bogus CV and a string of false references.

From: "Confessions of an IT Manager"