plant DB - startup
eco_living at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 19 04:13:35 EST 2001
--- Elijah Smith <elijah at hilobay.com> wrote:
Hey, you in Hilo? I'll see you sometime next year when I get out to
the Big Island...used to live in Hilo...
> I thought I had left that all behind, but this is way too cool not to
> keep involved in.
Cool, glad to hear you're interested.
> start with a lot of questions posed to the client or potential user
> or marketing dildo or whatnot - basically -
> - What do you want this system to be used for?
> - What particular tasks do you want to do with this system?
Yes, thanks for putting in plain English what I was trying to say...we
need to consider what we want before we can start building it (or at
least building it well... ;-)
We need people who are potential users to tell us what they would want
to be able to do with the system, in both general and *very* specific
terms. And we're all potential users, but as my biggest chunk of
relevant tech chops is in QA/test, I can say that when the developers
define the project it is seldom very accessible to the larger user
I can come up with some questions, but not until early next year as I'm
about to head out for the holidays...
John Schinnerer, MA
- Eco-Living -
Cultural & Ecological Designing
Food - Shelter - Community
john at eco-living.net
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