Competency vs. connections

Is the secret to getting ahead based on what one knows or who one knows? This article--written in a question-and-answer format and featuring two accomplished project management professionals--debates this question, looking at which resource is more important: competency or connections. In doing so, it details each respondent's perspective on the importance of knowledge versus networks. It also discusses the key issues involved in debating this question, issues such as using networks to acquire knowledge and weighing competency against connections, describing both as the key factor for obtaining project assignments.
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