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The Myth and Magic of Library Systems by Keith J. Kelley

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7

Do the impossible

Slaying dragons without time, people, or money

Abstract

Resources will always be short. In this chapter you will read about different ways to stretch what you have and extend beyond your department’s everyday capabilities, providing solutions that fit both budget and schedule. Tips on how to redefine the problem, how to temporarily mitigate damage while fixing the underlying issue, and quickly resolve it using in-house human resources are given. When and how to outsource for expert leadership and other team members is also discussed. Deadlines can be changed at your discretion when absolutely necessary, but scopes should stay constant to avoid it expanding. If nothing else works, blowing budgets and throwing money at the ...

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