You’ll have heard the term “road map” a lot last year. After all, the Government’s strategy to relax England’s Covid-19 restrictions was known as the “road map out of lockdown”.
But is it the “road” or the “map” that is the key to finding a solution to a problem?
When I was at school, a favourite statement of one of my teachers was: "Geography is learnt through the soles of your feet."
This teacher was a firm believer in the benefits of ‘in the field’ learning, as opposed to relying just on classroom-based teaching and textbooks.
Today, your organisation – whatever its size – is likely to use multiple applications and computer systems. The days of a single, monolithic application being able to support all your required functionality are passing, if not already gone.