Information Illness & Coxcomb Consultants

This is a nice post by Igor Palmer in Oblique Angle. He writes about the need to improve knowledge diffusion capabilities within organizations. He says :”Hording up information in corporate silos is easy and glamorous. Creating and diffusing knowledge, however, is difficult and not glamorous. The fact that it is far easier to sell technology than to asemble useful, contextual information and diffuse knowledge has led to the proliferation of coxcomb consultants who equate any kind of information with knowledge and will do anything to tickle technology worshipers’ ego for a quick & easy sell.

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