Technology changes rapidly. Continuous Learning of an individual is just as important as Continuous Improvement at a corporation. Companies spend a lot of time, effort, and money on improving their processes and systems, but not so much on improving their people. I’ve talked to plenty of smaller companies who have NO training budget. Even the larger ones are starting to pull back on formal training. That’s why I believe it is important for an individual to create his/her own learning program. Read more If you aren’t learning, you will become EXTINCT!