Keep fighting to learn and grow...


Please indulge me as I continue yesterday’s technology-education story. The success of the Mirage gave us the courage to continue innovating; the failure of our Payroll/HR computer system design and implementation gave us the incentive to work harder to use the lessons we learned from that experience. Computers in the workplace were relatively new in 1990 and we all had to learn more about the technology we were seeking to adopt: the fact that the company planned to open more mega-resorts made it imperative we do better. We tried some new technology concepts in the mid-90s, and the advent of client-service technology and the Internet gave us the tools to implement some enterprising innovations for Bellagio’s opening. With help from several dedicated contractors, we began to build systems that would revolutionize recruitment processing, HR record keeping, and self-service practices; our IT and HR teams dared to struggle and win. Today’s quote is by a true political revolutionary; we were just regular folks seeking to revolutionize the work we did. Whatever your battle, keep fighting to learn and innovate today.

Bernadette Devlin (b. 1947): Irish civil rights leader, and politician.