Re: Database analysis
It occurs to me that many of you fine folks might have some
understandign of this area. What are the sorts of questions one asks
when looking at existing databases to see what they do and how that
can help shape a new database of the same type but a different focus?
Susan, without meaning to sound like a smartass, what I generally do
is send that section of the RFP to our senior DBA, with an explanatory
note and a firm deadline for response.
The proposal writer can't possibly know every single aspect of a
business or its technological underpinnings, and where specialist
knowledge is required, that's what you gotta go get.
If you don't have the requisite expertise in-house ("didn't want to
pay for a consultant,") that raises a whole host of other interesting
questions, such as why your firm is bidding on the work.
Barry Campbell -- <barry -dot- campbell -at- gmail -dot- com>
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