Category: Keil Hubert.

The American View: The Tell-Tale Heart

Author: Keil Hubert

To effectively solve a problem, you first have to accurately define the problem. Lots of business leaders don’t appreciate just how difficult it can be to correctly diagnose technical problems or security incidents in an enterprise-grade network. I survived a... Read more

The American View: Doesn’t Work for Me

Author: Keil Hubert

Vapid training is often worse than not training at all, especially when it comes to management and leadership skills. So, why do companies keep hiring ineffective and substance-free trainers to waste their workers’ time? Probably because the boss’s impression of... Read more

The American View: On Incomprehensibly Relaxed Security

Author: Keil Hubert

Job applicants should never be asked (or pressured!) to expose their sensitive personal information in order to be considered. Business Reporter's resident U.S. 'blogger shares a story of a major government agency demanding exactly that, in open contravention of its own security regulations.

The American View: The Useless Secret of their Success

Author: Keil Hubert

It’s not that rich people’s advice isn’t effective; it can be. It just isn’t realistic for anyone who isn’t already well off. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger responds to reader feedback on his ‘incompatible perspectives’ trilogy Right after the second column in... Read more

The American View: The Forever Chore

Author: Keil Hubert

A lot has changed in the tech world since the 9/11 attacks . Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger projects from experience how the use of commercial consumer technology will continue to change the military’s prosecution of America’s longest military conflict. Today... Read more

The American View: The Art of Managerial Maintenance

Author: Keil Hubert

A good boss empowers you to succeed while an awful boss cruelly undermines your ability to lead. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger invokes the 1970s to argue that sometimes the only reforms a leader can implement are quiet and small-scale, right... Read more

The American View: The Unnerving Facts of Life

Author: Keil Hubert

If the Boy Scouts can create and deliver training that addresses deeply-disturbing topics, so can your organisation. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger advocates for all organisations to deploy ‘suspicious package’ training to its members in response to the recent domestic terrorism... Read more

The American View: The Towering Inferred ‘No’

Author: Keil Hubert

Maybe – just maybe – your people aren’t underperforming because there’s something wrong with them. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger Keil Hubert suggests that the root cause of the problem may lie in how your employees perceive you. Movie goers... Read more

The American View: Disposable Side-By Heroes

Author: Keil Hubert

Printers seem like a weird thing to get excited about. They’re just tools, right? Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger Keil Hubert explains why grumpy old IT pros tend to get strangely excited about elegant logistics solutions. My mate Eduardo razzed... Read more

The American View: The Little Prints

Author: Keil Hubert

Most IT leaders are keen to eliminate individual printers across their enterprise. Business Reporter’s resident U.S. ‘blogger Keil Hubert suggests that it’s not such a terrible thing to let users print the odd snarky cartoon on company resources. Most of... Read more

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