Risk…prevent or mitigate?

Managementblog.org presents a solid 2×2 matrix of when to self insure, insure/federate, or prevent.

The blog is in my list of sites to scan through. Worth following.

Dak

managementblog.org/2018/06/06/what-to-mitigate-what-to-prevent/

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How Rogue Techies Armed the Predator, Almost Stopped 911, and Accidentally Invented Remote War

How Rogue Techies Armed the Predator, Almost Stopped 911, and Accidentally Invented Remote War:

On the afternoon of October 7, 2001, the first day of the war in Afghanistan, an Air Force pilot named Scott Swanson made history while sitting in a captain’s chair designed for an RV. His contribution to posterity was to kill someone in a completely novel way.

 

Commentary (Dak):  Ah, the power of a motivated team focused on solving problems rather than just serving the huge organizational process gods.  Those processes have value in terms of scale and defensibility of acquisitions for well understood technologies (K-rations, anyone?) but they have their downsides.