Dealing with higher-ups isn’t always easy. And it can require the patience of a saint. So it’s no surprise that every now and then a little white lie will slip out.
Most IT pros can look back on a failed project (and hopefully only one) and say, “Well that was a mess.” But at the end of the day, was anything really learned that would prevent it from happening again?
It sometimes seems like part of IT’s job description is “Deliver the impossible on a regular basis (under budget, too). Execs know what they want – or think they do – but aren’t always concerned with the logistics behind it.