This company is getting a major upgrade to its heating and air conditioning system, complete with wireless thermostats everywhere, according to the IT director pilot fish who should be in the loop.

But he isn’t. “Well, of course I wasn’t invited to any of the meetings for this project,” grumbles fish. “Why should I be? It’s an HVAC system, not a computer!”

And fish is not only out of the loop, he also happens to be out of the office on medical leave when he gets a frantic text from the project manager for the HVAC work, asking for the password to the company’s secure wireless network.

Turns out she’s with the vendor, and the password she thought was correct isn’t working.

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