Home-theater enthusiasts quickly learn a painful lesson. Their precious, expensive gear is only as good as its weakest link. Using “junky speaker wire” undermines the performance of their investment in premium speakers and amplifiers.
Today’s executives should learn from these audiophiles. Currently they under-invest in critical connections. Businesses buy expensive technology for core business operations and high-stakes risk-management requirements. But they skimp on makeshift, inefficient processes to connect these costly “components” to employees, data, customers and regulators. The result is the operations equivalent of “degraded audio”: degraded business value.Read More