David, In a message dated 97-09-29 11:43:17 EDT, you write: > > In issues regarding IS, the customer is NOT always right. > > This is quite correct... as I've been on all three sides of the I.T. fence > in my career so far (end user, consultant, and s/w developer). I can > attest that to the fact that "The Customer is NOT always right"... > however, "The customer IS always the customer". It's the consultants > job to offer the best possible solutiion(s) to a specific problem > (including ALL of the ramifications). Quite correct. Perhaps the response should have been "the customer is the type of customer you ALLOW them to be". If you are not doing YOUR job of properly informing the client of all ramifications, the customer might demand something that is...hmmm, less than optimum? Regards! Dean Asmussen Enterprise Systems Consulting, Inc. Fuquay-Varina, NC USA E-Mail: DAsmussen@AOL.COM "Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pockets." -- Anonymous +--- | This is the Midrange System Mailing List! | To submit a new message, send your mail to "MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com". | To unsubscribe from this list send email to MAJORDOMO@midrange.com | and specify 'unsubscribe MIDRANGE-L' in the body of your message. | Questions should be directed to the list owner/operator: firstname.lastname@example.org +---
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