The same people who always have been ? bean-counters who think no mere mortal could possibly understand THEIR job, but are perfectly happy to use management-by-magazine-article for ours. And if that doesn't work, there's always offshoring and downsizing...
Somebody point me to any real, groundbreaking New Stuff in tech for the last couple decades, rather than finding new ways to polish the same old [expletive]? I deal regularly with business folk who simply can't wrap their heads around Web-enabled agile, distributed collaboration. Since they're working for government-linked companies (this is Second World Singapore), they don't have to worry about competition, but dealing with them is painful. Working for them would be more painful, of course, which explains many, many things here.
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