The business intelligence author Tony Politano said this morning that technology as a career is a “dead end.” When I heard him say it, I knew it was my lead for next week’s story in BI This Week on BI careers.
He’s the author of Chief Performance Officer: Measuring What Matters, Managing What Can Be Measured (2003, iUniverse) and a frequent instructor at TDWI events.
Actually, he says it often. It’s his non-violent way of shaking young techies by the scruff of their necks.
“You’d be amazed at how many people who’ve worked 25 years in a bank don’t know the difference between commercial banking and investment banking,” he said.… Read the rest “Tech as a career is a “dead end””