Snapshots have a visibility problem


Become An Insider

Sign up now and get free access to hundreds of Insider articles, guides, reviews, interviews, blogs, and other premium content from the best tech brands on the Internet: CIO, CSO, Computerworld, InfoWorld, IT World and Network World Learn more.

There’s a fantastic bakery in my neighborhood where everything is terrific. Whether you’re getting bread or cakes or cookies, they are the best in town. Unfortunately, there’s one problem.

The problem is that nothing is labeled. When you gaze into the glass cases containing all the goodies you have to guess what you’re looking at. Does that cake have some kind of filling? Is it vanilla frosting or maybe hazelnut instead? What’s under that icing? Chocolate? Carrot cake? You just can’t tell.

So what you have to do is ask and point. “What about that one? No, not that one, the one behind it… yes, that’s it. What does that have in it?”  And so on. It’s maddeningly inefficient. How much simpler it would be if they would just label things so I would know what I was asking for!  What the bakery needs is better visibility.

To continue reading, please begin the free registration process or sign in to your Insider account by entering your email address:
From CIO: 8 Free Online Courses to Grow Your Tech Skills
You Might Like
Join the discussion
Be the first to comment on this article. Our Commenting Policies