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"A CEO with a marketing background will (or should) have sufficient financial knowledge to have a sensible discussion with his finance director about, say, the P&L a/c. In many companies the CEO has absolutely no understanding whatsoever of IT and is therefore reluctant to hold any meaningful discussion with the head of IT within his company, for fear of demonstrating his ignorance. Until our general educational performance rises above 'How to use Windows Office' applications, not much is likely to change."
By jahc on The spectre of flawed IT ought to scare us all
"Surely by virtue of the fact that the cautious still coexist with the risk takers in society today, evolutionary history has demonstrated that there is a role for both to play?"
By Raconteur on Is it better to play it safe or to place bets that risk bankruptcy?