I’m in Amsterdam this week for the RSA Europe conference. Tuesday morning, I went down for breakfast and picked up a USA Today in the restaurant, and saw an article from Michael Wolff on “How CEOs are nearly illiterate about technology.”
Needless to say, it got my attention. For the most part, I agree with the article and I want to build on it with some ideas that could help make things better.
Sometimes, Business Leaders Don’t “Get It”
The article (which has a slightly different title in the online version) picks on President Obama for not sounding comfortable (or accurate) when speaking about the issues with Healthcare.gov during the launch of the Affordable Care Act’s online exchange site.
I won’t rehash it all here – you can read it for yourself – but would like to call out some things from the article: