Never joke about memory loss, if you have seen it in patients it is far too serious to make fun of. But there is no excuse for the NHS to loose it’s memory, and yet we do. Reinventions are common place, and because there is no Librarian in the cloud to remind us of the lessons learnt we are doomed to repeat the mistakes. You need to look no further than Care.data to know that this is true.
Lesson 6 – make sure you have an access point into the corporate memory and jack in as often as possible. Make it part of every programme and project.