All entries for May 2010
May 31, 2010
someone, from the internet, asked me. i m studying in english and i wanna study my MSC in the UK. the agent reccomends MBE to me but i wanna be an interpreter or an asisstant in the future. do u think i should accept it?
i answered, y not? in MBE, u can learn sth different and it can affect ur future choice in some level. in MEB u can study six sigma and KBAM, which i thin quite useful. u wanna be an interpreter now, but it can be changed some yrs later. y not study more, learn more, and see more?
in real life, some ppl cannot manage their assets well, even if the assets are just some houses or flat that rent to others. i think, u can be an artist or an engineer for money, but if u have some knowledge in other fields, they can bring u some extra money, and ppl might look at u differently, because u r out of their expectations.
if that person can study in MBE and KBAM, i think her life, might be changed. maybe she wont work for an engineering comany, but the knowledge in asset can benefit her, even for her life and family.
choose the best IS for ur company.
nowadays we always see ads. from those big companies like IBM, Cisco etc. of course they can give great solutions in the world if u can afford them. but it s no doubt that the IS they provide can bring u benefits---they have been in the industry for over 30 yrs!
but is it worth it?
if u r a small company, u can afford the fees to IBM, y not choose a small IS company? i think, the IS they provide might not as competitve as IBM or Cisco, but the risk is lower. if one day ur company becomes a big one and if u wanna change to IBM, at least u can have less risk on convertion and changing a company. u dont have to pay a lot to the loss of information, but the big ones can merge them well.
threfore, sometimes a small IS company can be ur best choice but if u become a big shark in the market, dont forget to change to a big one, or ur data and information cant be protected well and the loss is uncountable
since my pma is finished i have some sentiment to share with u .
the first thing is, keep learning. in this module i feel that i cant manage everything well without the related knowledge. in a company is the same. if u r in charge of a kind if asset management in the future, u will feel the pressure. there r lots of different approaches in the world and choose the best from them is difficult. the only way u can do is to keep learning and find the beeter one for ur company. sadly, i have seen many ppl dont have the knowledge but in the position to manage the assets. i doubt that if they can do it well. i cant say they r not learning when they r in the position but the basic principle has been broken. if a company can tolerate someone who doesnt have the knowledge to manage the assets, i think the end can be bitter. so, to avoid the tragedy, keep learning.
second, keep updating. having the knowldge is not enough, but u have to update it. i have seen many pedantry ppl showing off their outdate knowledge in a blooming company, even it is in creation industry. sometimes it s good to use or keep some classic knowledge, but u should have the bravery to break them. if u still insist on ur outdate knowledge in this fast changing world, i dont think u can get the most benefit. so, keep learning is not the end, but keep updating ur brain