Reply to post: Re: Plenty of excellent comments here...but....

What bugs me the most? World+dog just accepts crap software resilience

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Re: Plenty of excellent comments here...but....

I retired before 'agile' became the buzzword of the day. But I suspect it made little difference really: most 'design documents' were just box-ticking tokens for the management plan, that repeated the user's requirements but did not discuss HOW to implement those requirements.

That was fine in the 1950s when computing was just automating arithmetic on a large scale using FORTRAN; but has been totally inadequate for supporting any kind of business.

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