SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Smackdown: Edward Tufte vs. Don Norman
RE: [Sigia-l] Smackdown: Edward Tufte vs. Don Norman
> From: Karl Fast
> Are bullet points evidence of having thought something through?
Not necessarily. But more likely.
> But it is not what *I* needed. And it is not what the other people
> on my team needed.
I thought your document was for the CEO? Thus, it is what the CEO
wants that counts. The CEO might already knew "enough" details about
the project and simply wanted a high level summary in bullets.
> Scientists do not work this way. Imagine submitting a a bulleted
> powerpoint to a peer-reviewed journal.
Obviously, that type of communications is very different from the one
your CEO had in mind.
Different types of communications require different ways of presenting
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