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98% Huh! I had heard 97.874383% But I didn't really pay much attention since
it's extremely difficult to quantify complex processes with simple
percentages and associating non-scientific, unquantifiable ideas with the
idea of scientific precision is done primarily to impress others. I just use
words like "most," "some," "all," and "a little."
"It's not enough to bridge the gap between technology and need. Somebody
needs to make humans want to cross that bridge."
--Alan Cooper, The Inmates are Running the Asylum
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anthony Markatos [mailto:tonymar -at- hotmail -dot- com]
> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2000 12:20 PM
> To: TECHWR-L
> Subject: Re: Worthless Tech Comm Degrees
> Tony Markatos says:
>> When I went through the Yourdon courses on Structured Systems
> Analysis, the
> instructors emphasized that ninty-eight percent (98%) of the
> required work
> in any systems [documentation] project is gaining an
> understanding of the
> essential system functions and how all of those functions interrelate.