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I about lost my mind with a co-worker today.

The analyst wanted help fixing a report. In the process of evaluating the situation it became clear that the 'Post Date' in the report is being used two different ways. In once case it is the date the transaction is entered into the bank's system and in other cases it is the date the transaction was entered into our system. Whether you caught that or not, the important point is that the same field is being used in two related, yet ultimately different ways.

As you have undoubtedly guessed, the report is based on the 'Posted Date'.
Even the dullest among us can understand why it would be challenging to get a monthly report to balance.

Regardless, I couldn't get the analyst to understand how this design flaw is going to cause nothing but endless grief for years to come. I ended up just throwing a couple of ideas on the table and gave up after that.
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GeneralWhat to do with my free copy of The Sun? Pin
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