I believe that for technologists to be truly effective they need to not only have great technology skills, but they also need to be influential. Indeed, I believe that influencing is so important that we need to view it as a technologist’s second expertise. That’s all very well, but how influential do you need to be and how do you go about building influencing skills. The Needed Geek The needed geek is the entry level of influence for a technologist. The name itself is somewhat disparaging. At one level Read more..