When the game industry thinks you’re too old
When D&D types win a war like this, however, they don’t try to erase the perspective of the enemies who once threatened them. They have too much respect for the source material. In the 1980s, angry mobs of parents burned their kids’ D&D books. Those kids, now grown up, digitize and annotate the pamphlets that […]
At what point, at what scale, does the cost of enforcing compliance outweigh the benefit of enforcing that compliance?
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The authors provided indications of how the officers’ personal goals conflicted with personnel policies, but made no mention of what needs the military services presented that the officers were best suited to fill. This is a reality of any career, not just the military. You can have a great set of skills and experiences. But […]
To prove that the cream of the officers leave service, one would need to 1) define what ‘best’ is, 2) measure current and departed officers against that standard, and 3) compare and analyze while controlling for all other relevant variables, which could include demographics, specialty and assignment history. Why there might not be a ‘brain […]
Efficiency is OK to have as a goal, but it shouldn’t be your purpose.
After a moment of seeming incredulity, a senior analyst spoke up and said, “I don’t really care what that senior leader thinks intel should provide — he’s not an intelligence officer and doesn’t know anything about what constitutes good intel.” The group laughed heartily in collective endorsement. The analytic tradecraft specialist who had just told […]
I didn’t have any business training. I used design skills to solve business problems. Maria Giudice