@tomasino That is a good read! A lot of valuable lessons in there.

@tomasino " while it had
assembled a phonebook-thick collection of functional requirements specifying to a very fine degree of
detail what the application should do, no actual code had yet been written."

I am dealing with something so similar to this at $WORK.

It is amazing that such an intelligent group of people keep falling for such an old mistake.

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