This just in moments ago... mark your calendars: on Wednesday, October 3, 2007... in just 56 days... the business of public relations will be officially over.
According to our sources, the PR firm My Team of Experts, Inc. of Charlotte, North Carolina, has announced that on that day at exactly 9 AM EST, they intend to reveal all the secrets of the professional practice of public relations.
Martin Turnbull, noted PR business analyst and professor at the Kepler School of Management said, "Well, some of us have been predicting this for years. At some point, someone was going to break ranks and talk. I mean, other than the shroud, what is there really?"
The corporate IT department is a necessary evil, at best. Somebody has to set up and maintain the networks, the hardware, the help desk, and all that other techie stuff. Beyond that, IT needs to stay the hell out of the way.
Blogger Paul Murphy put it this way in a post on zdnet:
If only IT really operated that way. Over the course of my long and extinguished career, I have found corporate IT departments have way too much power -- operating instead as the police force, as censors, and most especially, as roadblocks.
OK, OK, you can't have employees looking at porn, playing games, and goofing off on the web all day long. However, at the places I've worked, decisions about which sites are banned and which are not are made inconsistently, if not capriciously. Some sports sites are off limits and others are not, for example. They also still use nannyware products that ban websites about Sussex, England.
On Thursday, March 8, 2007 at 7:41 AM, Ronn Torossian, President and CEO of 5WPR, emphatically promised that he was going to sue us. No real reason, he was just irritated by our teasing him about getting in bed with pornographer Joe Francis. Anyway, Ronn gave his obscenity-laced word that we'd see the complaint in 72 hours. It's now late by
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