What’s worse than ODBC?


The classic “Process (aka Designing the Stop Sign)” nails the problem of (Over-) Design By Committee.

But is the real problem here using a committee? Can design not be meaningfully accomplished by group of people working together?

I claim the answer is yes and that typical problem is not the committee per se, but the clueless committee – regardless of its size.

Cluelessness is the problem and does necessarily take more than one person:

So the answer to the question in the headline is ODBCC :-)

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