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system that is built with security in mind from the beginning will end up being radically
more secure than a system that is retrofitted with security functionality.
have already developed the background and life-long skills who can bridge the gap
between the business and the bit-heads. This idea is revolutionary for several
reasons. First, Information Technology (IT) used to operate according to the "the
business makes a decision and the bit-heads scramble to make it work" principle.
What this statement means is that nobody bothered to work with the business to help
them define ways in which to utilize technology in order to improve the business.
Likewise, nobody worked with the technologists to help them understand why certain
business practices existed or how to improve their processes so as to be better
aligned with the business. However, someone with strong communication skills and a
good technical understanding can now stand between the business and the
technologists and serve the roles mentioned above.
areas: sharing resources and making decisions in education. First, there is no need
for the business and the technologists to isolate themselves and their resources from
each other. On the contrary, by making resources available to each other, the overall
resource base will grow immensely, and thus provide much more knowledge for
producing solutions. Similarly, by working together in identifying strengths and
weaknesses, each side can get a better feel for the other side and work to strengthen
education as a whole. Commensurate with this whole concept is a movement away
from the "Us vs. Them" paradigm. Instead, the new paradigm is one of solidarity