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I have had a wine about BT and then posted some thing positive, which got a mix of Reply's, now they have done the ultimate. Went back to my flat today. Got a number of jobs done (still haven't done the washing up that has building since before Christmas though) got a phone call from a number I did not know, answered it, it was my Mum. Seems BT have connected a number that is not my parents. BT have connected the wrong number to the house! To any CPians who work for BT tomorrow you might want to call in sick.
On the whole I'd be tempted to leave well enough alone. They'll never be able to just change the number without disconnecting it, cutting off the broadband and probably blowing up the exchange into the bargain. It could be June before you get another call! It's a working line, just be grateful for that!
Eight years ago I created a table to keep a user from asking me for data every time they wanted to run a report.
A second person wanted the same data for a different reason.
I am sure you see where I am going....
Today the table has morphed into a major repository for data used by many processes. It was never well thought out as I point out frequently. To top it off, some of the data is created by "fuzzy" logic as there is no direct correlation between two bits of information they want to store.
Just a rant as the CIO just talked about using the table for reports, and I wanted to vent.
That'l teach you to hack something together for a user. 4 years down the track they want to move it to the core reporting structure and you KNOW it is crap.
I have just spent the last couple months writing forecast system whose data source is... excel. EVERY meeting I go into I tell them it is a disaster looking for a desk to happen on, every time I get told to just build the bloody thing. As MM would say FFAaaaaarrrrK!
Never underestimate the power of human stupidity
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