RE: Who dreams up these things?

Subject: RE: Who dreams up these things?
From: bbatorsk -at- admin -dot- nj -dot- devry -dot- edu
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 15:27:04 -0400


And standardizing and measuring processes are "sufficient" but not
"necessary". I think JoAnne Hackos says something to that effect in her
text. We don't need a sledgehammer to drive a tack although it is
"sufficient" for the job if skillfully handled. But, if it ain't broke,
don't fix it. It's only when your "non-process" doesn't work that you may
need to analyze and fix it, and if you have ten people in on the production,
forewarned is forearmed.

Read an interesting statement today: "The larger the island of knowledge,
the longer the shoreline of wonder." (Sockman, I think, was the name of the


>At 04:27 PM 9/28/99 -0400, you wrote:

> To summarize this thread,
> "Processes are necessary but no sufficient."
> Thank you.
> Pierre Roberge
> French Technical writer
> Famic Technologies 2000 inc.


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