Last week I was fortunate to have lunch with 3 ex-members of the IBM partner community. Accompanying them on many IBM trips to Austin and Fort Lauderdale back in the 80s and 90s, we always managed to include a game of golf. So, we set up an IT Golf Society called the IWGS, which later became the WITS. We had our own logo and headed paper (see pic) and held 4 or 5 society events around the country each year, the first in October 1992. Starters on that day were from esteemed companies such as Tetra, Multisoft, Systems House, Sphinx, CST and Panacea.
Helping employees understand what your business does should be a key management goal. It will underpin longer term business success.
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Despite a global re-organisation, the sell-off of their Infrastructure Managed Services business and the recent departure of their Red Hat acquired President, IBM is about to make another huge technology announcement.
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For those of us who have built careers on meeting people face-to-face, it is great news to see somethings returning to normal.
Amongst the weekend post was the 2020 Annual Report from the Institute of Directors. Printed on carbon balanced paper and wrapped in a potato starch polythene. It has a new look and is representative of the times we live in, reflecting the challenges facing businesses, especially smaller ones, today.