SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Re: first principals (bias
RE: [Sigia-l] Re: first principals (bias in cataloging & classifi cation)
From: Gupta, Anu (Anu.Gupta_at_mercer.com)
Date: Wed Mar 12 2003 - 07:01:15 EST
Sure, but often isn't it better to take an early decision [and satisfice the
requirements] than to expend the extra time and effort in thinking through
multiple solutions - ie does one really get sufficient reward for the extra
George Olsen said:
>But I do think there's value in being forced to think through alternate
solutions as a matter of course. That's >where testing and other user
feedback can help figure out which of the good solutions is the best
>The problem is I've seen projects where people locked in on a solution
early on and never strayed too far from >it. So even though it was a good
(or more likely "good enough") solution, there wasn't consideration given to
>>whether there might be better solutions.
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