Humanity has developed by leap and bounds - when we learned to fish the new ample source of protein increased the human chance of survival and forwarded our development, we became smarter and stronger over time.
It all started by John Tropea'spost, then the discussion moved onto Google+.
My first comment was "I'm still puzzled why all still accepts "organisational hierarchies" as a given... after all they're nothing but frameworks for work processes, of the push kind mostly, based on technology like quills, whips and shoe leather."
I can just as well be upfront about it and invite ridicule at once: There is no business / enterprise software that is first and foremost built to enable strategies, and thus could be termed "strategic".
Let's look at some characteristics that could help to discern the difference between non-strategic business software and potentially strategic business software:
A few days ago I had the usual pleasure of reading one of Euan's posts, where there was one paragraph that triggered something in my mind:
"On the same day I get an email from a senior official in a government job saying "I'm beginning to think that the inherently democratic nature of social media tools is the very reason why they are being restricted or marginalised in some organisations.