FW: The Boeing Mind Map story

Subject: FW: The Boeing Mind Map story
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 16:57:10 -0400

That's "Boeingites," not "Beignets." Darn spell-checker!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Goldstein
> Sent: Monday, October 06, 2008 4:57 PM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: The Boeing Mind Map story
> I've seen versions of this story on various Web sites: Using
> a 25-foot-long Mind Map, 100 Boeing engineers were able to
> learn a particular process in a few weeks, instead of a few
> years -- thereby saving $11 million.
> I wasn't able to find as reputable a source as, say, a Boeing
> press release or a newspaper article with quoted sources.
> Most of the sites I found with this story were trying to sell
> something. Does anyone know for sure if it really happened?
> Any Beignets on this list?

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