The in-between people see it all from their position between IT and business users. Wayne Eckerson calls them the “purple people” because they’re half IT red and half business blue, and others might call them just con artists. By either name, they see more than the purebreds. Today at the sixth Tableau Customer Conference, just […]
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Like some about-to-be-deposed Middle East dictators, some IT people fear the barbarians at the door that Dave Wells hints at. In a recent interview with Information Management editorial director Jim Ericson, Dave talked about the “storm” about to overwhelm IT departments. Then there are the reactions to that.
A young IT worker follows his common sense, for which his boss scolded him.