I want this meeting to be interactive. I hate those meetings where a guy just stands there, listening to himself talk. I’m not here to listen to myself talk.
Consistent with our values, I am open-door and open-kimono.
We must all be open-door and open-kimono, because communication is essential.
So please turn to slide 1 of the deck, which is provided here just for informational purposes.
We have made good progress. We’re trending green. We’ve really moved the needle. But we are not there yet. We are not telling the story we want to tell.
Consistent with our values, what’s the ask?
High level, thirty-thousand feet, the ask is for the responsible parties to engage and partner with our internal thought-leadership to build out a process to project-manage the inventory of the near-term and medium-term deliverables, which should be mapped to one tranche of an ad hoc, comprehensive taxonomy, which will then be manually routed through the workflow into the automated tool.
We need to be thoughtful in setting a cadence, consistent with our values. Of course, we need to socialize that with the centers of excellence.
I don’t want to get into a laundry list, but implementation, strategic optimization and process flow are key.
Timing is essential. To be specific, and, quite frankly, utterly blunt: going forward, we need this sooner rather than later.
Just a friendly reminder; thank you all in advance.
But longer term, we need to level-set, drill down, do a deep dive and get really really granular. Consistent with our values, we need an impactful and robust solve.
Because, while I’m open-kimono across-the-board, I’m also anal. And while I am process-oriented — and while I have to be process-oriented — at the end of the day, we all must be results-oriented.
I think we’re really finally ready to tell the story we want to tell. The story we need to tell.
Yes, Tom. Go ahead. Uh-huh. OK. Yes. I hear you.
Excellent question. Great question, Tom. Really, good, good thinking, Tom. I’m happy to help. I’m sorry if I wasn’t clear. Let’s take your question offline.
Sarah? You have a question? Yes? Uh huh. Did everyone hear Sarah’s question. Really great question. Terrific insight. Let’s take that offline.
OK: Good stuff. We’ve asked a lot of good questions, a lot of spot on questions that had to be asked, we made a lot of good points, and I think we’re all on the same page.
I have a hard stop. And I know that a lot of us have hard stops.
Trish will distribute minutes for your review. Please send her any comments by, preferably, Thursday, COB, but no later than Thursday EOD.
Let’s keep the momentum going. See you next week.
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