Re: Need For Kool Aid When DFDing

Subject: Re: Need For Kool Aid When DFDing
From: TechComm Dood <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 20:49:58 -0500

I've been knee deep in business process reengineering for the past 2.5
years. DFDs are in fact used, though minimally. Because there are
major political, social, and security issues at risk, you need more
than good diagramming skills to navigate properly.

And I don't understand why in your example the diagrammer would
especially need good political skills. Generally you don't reengineer
your business in a vacuum unless you're an idiot with a lot of money
(I think most of them died out in the great dot-bomb explosion of

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 15:19:14 -0800 (PST), Tony Markos
<ajmarkos -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> Think of the case of Data Flow Diagrams being used for
> a Business Process Reengineering (BPR) project. If
> you can imagine the fears that a BPR project typically
> brings to entrenched workers, then you can imagine the
> political skills necessary for the person charged with
> creating the diagrams.



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