[thelist] Fulltime to freelance

Hassan Schroeder hassan.schroeder at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 14:54:27 CST 2008

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:41 PM, Lee Kowalkowski
<lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com> wrote:

>> You go back to the requirements and it is clear that
>> you built the system exactly as specified by the client project team
>> (who are a part of the administrative unit and not the end users, who
>> are, say, field workers).

> 1. "requirement specifications are always wrong".

The (derogatory) term used on Agile-oriented mailing lists is BDUF --
Big Design Up Front.

Pretty much guaranteed to be late /and/ not what was needed  :-)

Or as the unofficial motto of an management-crippled organization
I was once part of put it:

  "Bringing you yesterday's technology tomorrow"

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------ hassan.schroeder at gmail.com

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