[JOB] BBC Perl Developer at White City

John Costello cos at indeterminate.net
Fri Jul 14 22:09:12 BST 2006

On Fri, 14 Jul 2006, Richard Jolly wrote:
> The problem I've had is that in a such a big organization you cat get 
> massive duplication of effort. Whole projects seem to exist in 
> duplicate in different departments. This can be justified in some ways, 
> but the tragedy is those projects may not only fail to cooperate, but 
> might not even heard of each other.

How is that different from any largish organization?  My organization is 
roughly 250 people (within a much larger company), and there are two 
projects underway to accomplish roughly the same thing.  I happen to know 
a lot about the topic, so both groups came to me.  Neither had heard that 
there was another project (and the second group had to deal with my 
initial confusion, as I didn't realize that they were on a second 

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