Re: Modeling question...

From: Tim X <timx_at_nospam.dev.null>
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 19:22:18 +1000
Message-ID: <874p6d9f05.fsf@lion.rapttech.com.au>


Roy Hann <specially_at_processed.almost.meat> writes:

> Tim X wrote:
>
>> You need to dig deeper and understand why they believe they
>> need the ability to add/drop attributes.
>
> It wouldn't having anything to do with engaging ill-informed "experts"
> to advise them in the first place. That just couldn't be it.

Well, couldn't tell without seeing how many zeros are on the rhs of the hourly fee they charge! Alternatively, you need to listen to one of their presentations and have a "bullshit bingo" card in front of you. Thats always an entertaining way to assess the "expert consultants" brought in to help define some important controls to reduce the unmitigated risk levels to an acceptable residual level while ensuring key business requirements are met in a timely manner and the solution is extensible, with minimal maintenance requirements and at a total cost of ownership that is significantly less than any alternative vendor solution while maintaining business best practice and ensuring......

see http://turing.une.edu.au/~norm/bsbingo.cgi

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