phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Thu Feb 2 11:49:26 CST 2006
Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> Fri, 27 Jan 2006 @ 10:24 +0000, Peter Corlett said:
>>Cheap, fast, good. Pick two.
> I did! I picked fast and good... :)
> The other day in a meeting with a local naval firm, a question came up
> about why the industry software was so bad. These guys were all
> ex-military dealing with COTS installations on new ships.
> I told them the problem was the industry was given the choice of cheap,
> fast, or good, and they chose cheap and ajourned the meeting before
> picking one of the others.
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