Behave like you have it ..

.. Please.

I referenced ‘asymptomatic’ in “I’m not a Doctor ..“. This is where you don’t know you have it, but can still ‘shed’ (i.e., spread) it to others.

CNN reported on March 14th of a high level of cases spread by people who don’t have symptoms .. the numbers even suggest a majority. From China, they’re citing 4 out of 5. More concerning, CDC reports a surge in initial hospitalized cases in the 20-54 age group. This is the group that was previously thought to be resistant to catching (although, they may be shedding .. still a concern) the virus, so many haven’t heeded the warnings.

Last, a now-terrifying video of a Clearwater Beach, Florida Spring Break .. packed to the gills.

Please: Behave like you have it. It’s critical to all of us.

About Michael Coates
I am a pragmatic evangelist. The products, services and solutions I write about fulfill real-world expectations and use cases. I stay up-to-date on real products I use and review, and share my thoughts here. I apply the same lens when designing an architecture, product or when writing papers. I am always looking for ways that technology can create or enhance a business opportunity .. not just technology for technology's sake. My CV says: Seasoned technology executive, leveraging years of experience with enterprise and integration architectural patterns, executed with healthy doses of business acumen and pragmatism. That's me. My web site says: Technology innovations provide a myriad of opportunities for businesses. That said, having the "latest and greatest" for its own sake isn't always a recipe for success. Business successes gained through exploiting innovation relies on analysis of how the new features will enhance your business followed by effective implementation. Goals vary far and wide: streamlining operations, improving customer experience, extending brand, and many more. In all cases, you must identify and collect the metrics you can apply to measure your success. Analysis must be holistic and balanced: business and operational needs must be considered when capitalizing on a new technology asset or opportunity.

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