Re: Re: another failed attempt at database independence
Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 10:37:50 +0530
When a lot of people feel the consultants don't put in quality work, why is it that they are still hired and paid exorbitant amounts?
On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 10:24 PM, Jared Still <jkstill_at_gmail.com> wrote:
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>> From: kathy duret <katpopins21_at_yahoo.com>
>> To: wbfergus_at_gmail.com
>> Date: Wed, 7 May 2008 18:00:00 -0700 (PDT)
>> Subject: Re: another failed attempt at database independence
>> Not just the government.
>> We had EBS "expert" tell management we had to install mailx to send email
>> and attachments that 12i couldn't do it. I spent alot of time fixing
>> Workflow and getting the email to work for our "expert implementators" then
>> document the process for our "experts"
>> Don't get me wrong, there are alot of good people out there.
>> I blame management or decision makers for not checking their facts and
>> living by buzzwords.
> I had to do the same thing a few months ago.
> Consultants could not get the workflow mailer to work.
> I located the ML document with instructions to set it up, the doc is very
> well written and the
> procedure is pretty simple.
> When working through the doc, it became apparent why the mailer didn't
> The consultants had typed in the example input, word for word!
> Things like domain name: "mydomain.com"
> I kid you not.
> Needless to say, 10 minutes later it was all working.
> Jared Still
> Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist
-- Regards, Srinivas Chintamani -- http://www.freelists.org/webpage/oracle-lReceived on Fri May 09 2008 - 00:07:50 CDT