Floyd Teter

Co-chair, OAUG Fusion Council

Floyd Teter is co-chair of the OAUG Fusion Council and has presented at both regional and international conferences for Oracle users and support staff. In addition to his role on the OAUG Fusion Council, he is also involved with OAUG’s Middleware SIG and Customer Support Council. For information about the OAUG, go to

Articles by Floyd Teter

Lately, I have been rereading one of my favorite books on change: Our Iceberg Is Melting by John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber. The book shares a fable in which a colony of penguins discovers that their Antarctic iceberg is melting. If the penguins do nothing, the iceberg will shortly melt away and dump the penguins into cold, dark waters of the Antarctic Ocean, which will eventually lead to their deaths from cold and exhaustion. The manner in which the penguins deal with this change holds some great lessons for all of us.

Posted April 15, 2008