Words of Wisdom #12

From my days in the Systems business are these beauties. From a consultant who worked for IBM as a project manager.

  • Ø Nine men impregnating the same woman cannot deliver a baby in one month.
  • Ø If it ain’t in writing it don’t exist.

Two important lessons – first is that putting more people on a job doesn’t guarantee anything and second that it is easy to remember things that aren’t in writing as completely different than what was agreed to in the beginning.

The time is now.