Stories by K.G. Schneider

The awkward adolescent

Have you ever worked in a company where the lead project managers were mostly brilliant and hardworking-but short on accountability and frequently elusive? Where, after formal business meetings, the insiders met informally to make the real decisions? Where the product inspired a cult-like devotion among many users-but nonetheless left users or customers privately wondering if the product wasn't inspiring more than a little irrational exuberance in a sometimes shoddy, often mysterious product?
If so, then you understand Wikipedia's corporate culture, and you also understand the growing pains of this popular and undeniably useful free encyclopedia.

Written by K.G. Schneider03 Oct. 07 22:00