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> Perhaps I'm simply cranky. In the last two contracts I've worked
> on, the
> companies used new technologies when they did the job worse than
> technologies. At one, they used an internet-based application for
Nothing personal, but worse is "In Your Opinion". The company might
have had other priorities.
For argument's sake:
Your Priority - help desk response went from 5 minute to 15 minute
response and 15% of the customers are grumbling.
Their Priority - help desk went from 20 people to 3 people, saving
$1,800,000 in labor and 85% of the customers are OK with this.
Technical Writer mailto:john -at- tdandw -dot- com
Only in America... do they have drive-up ATM machines
with Braille lettering
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