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Re: Multiplicity, Change and MV

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_pei.sympatico.ca>
Date: Sun, 16 Apr 2006 17:09:23 GMT
Message-ID: <7Tu0g.60856$VV4.1129151@ursa-nb00s0.nbnet.nb.ca>


Jan Hidders wrote:

> B Faux wrote:
>

>>[...] Just Google the recent experience of Reynolds and
>>Reynolds in their attempt to shift their product from an MV implementation
>>to an SQL implementation (I believe they flushed more than 60 million
>>dollars down the drain with zero deliverable to show for it.)

>
>
> Unless you can tell us with certainty what went wrong in this case this
> doesn't even qualify as anecdotal evidence. For all we know the problem
> was that the MV product they used let's you get away with so much
> sloppy data modelling that at this time all hope of turning it into a
> well-structured one was lost.
>
> -- Jan Hidders

Not to mention the high probability they employed people whose cognitive abilities were long ago destroyed by Pick use in the implementation. Received on Sun Apr 16 2006 - 12:09:23 CDT

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