The greatest of all weaknesses is the fear of appearing weak. • J. B. Bossuet, Politics from Holy Writ, 1709
You have the right not to take on a responsibility for an impossible situation, or one in which the risks are too great.
Before you approach anyone to tell them why something can't be done, is late, or is broken, stop and listen to yourself.
EVERY PIECE OF KNOWLEDGE MUST HAVE A SINGLE, UNAMBIGUOUS, AUTHORITATIVE REPRESENTATION WITHIN A SYSTEM.
Note: What about cache? It is not authoritative