Failure is an Option

“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” — Thomas Edison

Some years back I spoke with a client of one of the big-name consulting firms about a project that had impacted the client’s core technology platforms. Of course the client raved about how the consultants had improved the system’s performance. A few months later, those very systems went into a messy global meltdown that impacted the client’s retail and institutional customers in some big (and litigious) ways.

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