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From: Bob Morrisette <Robert -dot- Morrisette -at- EBAY -dot- SUN -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 1996 13:07:04 -0800

Chet Ensign <Chet_Ensign%LDS -at- NOTES -dot- WORLDCOM -dot- COM> sais:

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>As part of the Pinnacles initiative, Intel did an indepth analysis of the data
>book for the Pentium Pro processor. They discovered that the document cost
$500,000 to produce. And they found that more than half that was the cost to
>find, convert and rekey information between one system and another.

>These kinds of expenses are typically hidden costs that are invisible on the
>corporate expense sheets. We need new accounting models that will show the
>people charged with making decisions the real costs of their products.



Why would you ever need to rekey information going from one
system to another? Sounds like unnecessary work to me.

Bob Morrisette
writer -at- sabu -dot- Ebay -dot- sun -dot- com

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