This Focused Performance Weblog started life as a "business management blog" containing links and commentary related primarily to organizational effectiveness with a "Theory of Constraints" perspective, but is in the process of evolving towards primary content on interactive and mobile marketing. Think of it as about Focusing marketing messages for enhanced Performance. If you are on an archive page, current postings are found here.
"A George Mason University graduate student's geomapping dissertation that analyzes infrastructure weaknesses in the United States is a threat to national security, says Richard Clarke, who was George Bush's cybersecurity pointman. "Classify my dissertation? Crap. Does this mean I have to redo my PhD?" the grad student said. "They're worried about national security. I'm worried about getting my degree."
"Don't classify, publicize, so that business and government have to address the weaknesses. Open source systems are debugged faster than proprietary ones."
Sounds a lot like Mitch has identified an example of the "head in the sand" style of risk management described here earlier this week -- and has good advice for dealing with it. Air it and address it.
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