"The Software is Wrong, Not the People"

By vijay on July 15, 2011 — 1 min read

The simple publishing tools that we used back in the 90s “evolved” into massively complex structures requiring expensive experts to install and administer. CMS like SharePoint, Vignette and Percussion are punishing experiences for the user, turning the joyous task of writing into a machine-led death march. You enter your content and then engage in a series of database programming tasks, with the hope that at the end of it, if everything goes well, your article will appear in the correct format on the web site at the next publishing cycle.

This is not just true for the CMSs out there but also for almost every “Enterprise” software that is used by people.

via The Software is Wrong, Not the People | Joe Flood.

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