We are in the age of “instant information”. As the Director of Communications for our circumscription, I passionately want every confrere to be carried along. I mean by this that, it is time that every confrere got “crazy” about information and communications technology (ICT). All must get
~ an email address
~ A facebook account
~ Twitter account
The importance of these lies in what I call the Power of Instant Messaging (PIM). Events and news happening around the globe and within our Foundation should not get to us in ‘stale format’. News must be fresh and our response must also be fresh. CNN calls this “breaking news.”
Knowledge is power. But without information, there is no knowledge. Therefore, information is power! When you receive a text message, email or tweet, it is pertinent that, in the spirit of ‘communication solidarity’, we acknowlegde and eventually reply. It is uncharitable to receive without acknowledging or replying. Failure to ‘re-communicate’ breaks the communication flow since communication is a dialogue!
Chibuike Ojilere, CSSp