Why do creative data analysts meet resistance? I’ve written about them before: many are young, they’re smart, and their credentials might still be slim. But they’re still a value to their employers, no matter who knows it yet.
At least some of it’s about Boomers vs. the up-and-comers. One corporate communications consultant I talked to, Liz Guthridge at Connect ConsultingGroup, has seen all this in action.
“Boomers are still interested in experts,” she says, “people with loads of experience and loads of credentials.”
Liz tells of one client, a Syracuse University alum, who hired a young guy as CIO. The newly hired young man was “impressive,” Liz recalls.… Read the rest “Failure to communicate with the Boomers”