F.U.D.

Wis awa at a conference in Belgium raicent-like an a speaker wis bletherin awa aboot the spreid o technologie in organisations.

A wis hauf in a dwam until he stairtit on aboot hoo we need tae owercome “Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt”.

A luikit up an on his slide wis jist the muckle letters FUD.

As the ainlie Scot in the haa, a doot naebodie cud unnerstaun whit a wis sniggerin aboot.

Fear, uncertainty and doubt – Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaFUD was first defined with its specific current meaning by Gene Amdahl the same year, 1975, after he left IBM to found his own company, Amdahl Corp.: “FUD is the fear, uncertainty, and doubt that IBM sales people instill in the minds of potential customers who might be considering Amdahl products.”

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