Two hands on the wheel isn’t enough

“Microsoft CIO Tony Scott on IT Strategy in 2009″ by Brian P. Watson (CIO Insight Magazine, April 2009). Check out Mr. Scott’s handy analogy about learning to drive a car:

CIO Insight: What key things do CIOs need to keep in mind in executing their strategy through the recession?
Tony Scott: …The second thing is strategy. I compare that to when you first learn to drive a car. If you only look a few feet in front of the car, you wobble all over the road and steer around every little bump in the road. If you look down the road a bit, the car goes straighter, it’s a more enjoyable ride and you become a better driver.

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