[Linux-aus] Catch me while I faint, Gartner almost said something positive about Linux
dlloyd at microbits.com.au
Wed Aug 6 11:14:02 UTC 2003
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> I wouldn't be too harsh on Gartner. I suspect the reality is that they
> have a disparate and diverse range of researchers and skills.
And one could say that about any industry group, company or such.
> My discussions with a number of them seem to indicate this: some are
> quite clued-in, whereas others are shockingly bereft of market
> intelligence, which is amazing when you consider that that's their job.
If everyone was equally good at their job there wouldn't be a job market.
Employers, and you're one of them so you'd surely know, don't always select
the best people for the job even if it's their intention to do so. It's part
of being human.
No judgment here; just an observation of what is ;-)
> I find it ironic that we, as amateurs, often need to correct invalid
> assumptions that they base their analyses on.
We're not amateurs in the fields in which we correct them, or are we?
Ce soir je vais coucher avec un chouchou!
Oh la la!
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