On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Spike Jones wrote:
> As an aerospace engineer, I get squicked whenever I see in
> the same sentence the terms faster, better, and cheaper. We
> all know the truth about faster, better, cheaper: pick any two.
However, it is very easy to make things slower, worse, and more expensive
through really boneheaded management. "faster, better, cheaper: pick any
two" is *usually*, the case, but sometimes not given certain
circumstances...like government oversight systems and "stretching"
military procurement. Of course, people who use the phrase "faster,
better, cheaper" usually aren't willing to make the real reforms necessary
to make it possible.
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