Monthly Archives: November 2008

Method junkies: All or nothing

Recently a colleague of mine described a problem he has with his company. When the company management decides to undertake new initiatives, they select only those where they can implement “everything”. They had selected ISO9001 several years ago and thereafter … Continue reading

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Final word on template junkies: what? we don’t want them?!

Recently I had a conversation with someone who wanted one of our engineering templates to use in a project for their company.  They already had a number of variants of this particular document but these were seen as too restrictive.  … Continue reading

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More on template junkies: Why templates are never enough

At Zenkara we’ve seen company after company who introduce templates only to find that they fall into disuse over time and end up as shelfware. Why is this? 1. People aren’t sure when to use them (which was dealt with … Continue reading

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Template junkies

We’ve recently released a new set of (free) templates for companies to use.  They’re available via our website As part of the review, one of our software engineers googled SRS and URS templates to see what was readily available.  … Continue reading

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