"How can we improve results by identifying and updating long-held IT assumptions when we're planning resource and budgets for upcoming projects? Let's consider what to reboot or update for 2019.
IT always has been, a factory for new terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. Shifting nomenclature exacerbates already accelerating technology complexity. Even tech pros with good intentions can use buzzwords that cause confusion, may have little actual meaning, or worse, perpetuate misconceptions.
Organisations seeking to use new technology for innovation and competitive edge are particularly vulnerable. Engineers need to mitigate risk in the face of new unknowns by relying on proven processes. It's human nature- we call them rules of thumb. The problem is that some of our most useful rules may no longer apply..."
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