Re: Schedule, Cost, & Quality: Pick Two

Subject: Re: Schedule, Cost, & Quality: Pick Two
From: "Jeanne A. E. DeVoto" <jaed -at- jaedworks -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 13 Nov 1999 15:52:34 -0800

At 2:40 PM -0800 13/11/99, SteveFJong -at- aol -dot- com wrote:
>"Good, fast, cheap: pick two" assumes that quality, cost, and schedule are
>orthogonal. In particular, it assumes that quality has a cost and takes time.

I'd agree with this assumption.

>In fact, when you have no time to do things twice, hire the best writer
>you can!

..who will cost more than the run-of-the-mill writer whose work will
require more re-checking and correction; you have spent more but gained
quality without sacrificing time. Hence the "2[good, fast, cheap]" rule
holds. No?

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jeanne a. e. devoto ~ jaed -at- jaedworks -dot- com
http://www.jaedworks.com
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