Susan (no relation) Kennedy’s article, “Best Practices for Wireless Network Security is the best practical article on wireless security I’ve seen. She identifies eight areas of greatest risks and then sets out the steps you need to take to address each risk. Great stuff.
Infoworld’s Bob Lewis writes the “Advice Line” column and today’s column covers the issue of strategic planning using the SWOT (strengths-weaknesses-opportunities-threat) approach. After rejecting an unproductive approach, Bob describes a great approach to this type of planning, focusing on steps too often left out.
A cool discussion and summary by Dave Pollard on Peter Drucker’s approach to innovation.
“In the last three years business innovation has gone from business’ Job One to an insignificant part of corporate strategies, as executives have become obsessed instead with slashing costs and heads in an insane race to the bottom, quality and customer be damned. Such an approach is, like seemingly everything else in vogue in the Bush era, short-sighted and unsustainable. You cannot cut yourself to greatness. It’s time to start a new bandwagon for business innovation.”
From The Law Marketing Portal: a transcript of a discussion among three corporate general counsel on “What Gets Law Firms Fired.”
It should be no surprise that the participants validate the statistics that communications problems lead to firings of law firms, but the comments on the panel should be instructive to many lawyers.