No Need to Change It!

This story serves as a wonderful example of what happens when management decides to override the recommendations of engineers… for three decades.

In fact, to say that this company moved slowly is not just an understatement, it’s an affront to the word “slow”. 1200 baud: that’s slow. Mail-in-rebates: really slow. Glacier movement: really, really slow. This company: about as fast as fossilization.