So Say SMEs

In Episode 18, Kong Yang and Todd Muirhead discuss DevOps and whether the movement was a reaction to tech specialists or a response to the need for tech generalists. We agreed that a blend of specialist know-how and generalist big-picture, business view was best. This is most closely related to the versatilist as coined by Gartner.

  • Versatilists are able to apply a depth of skill to a progressively widening scope of situations and experiences, equally at ease with technical issues as with business strategy. - Gartner 2005 Press Release 
Do you agree or disagree? Let us know what you think.

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