The Wisdom of Drucker

My favorite quote from Peter Drucker comes from The Effective Executive (written over 40 years ago!!). On page 5, Drucker writes: “The greatest wisdom not applied to action and behavior is meaningless data.” Quite simply, what Drucker was saying is that...

Consider “Touch Points”

I’m frequently asked by clients to review their business processes. That is, to look at how they process information throughout the organization. One way to look at this is to think about how many times a particular piece of data is “touched” by your staff....

Trying to get more from tech training?

Here's a good article on technical training. Included in the article is the following brilliant observation: “Block out time immediately after training to practice what you’ve learned,” says Wes Trochlil, president of Effective Database...

Your comments are needed!

As you can see at this link, the ASAE Data Standards Committee has released a preliminary set of standards for constituent XML. According to the site, "For those who understand XML standards, the various documents will be self-explanatory. For those not used to...