CSI is fixing what isn't broken. Or have I missed something?
Is CSI a real thing? No, I don't mean the American TV series about investigating crime scenes: that's clearly a very broad-strokes* take on a real job. I'm talking about Continual Service Improvement – that thing that you see on business cards and on LinkedIn profiles from time to time, and think to yourself: “Is that actually a …
No, he's going with the Brave Monkey Approach or BMA - Brave Monkeys aren't creative, they just fix the broke shit and go no further. You know them, just good enough to keep kit going but not imaginative enough to be proactive in their IT approach, so the author proposes another IT position (additional CTO or Dreams Manager).
It sounds like area specialization as IT is becoming more of a commodity.
That's not limited to cartoons any more. Many an action movie suggests a nine stone woman can kick a 20 stone gorilla of a man through a wall without any recoil.
The sound-in-vacuum technology present in most SF films is much more puzzling than the faster-than-light stuff