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Re: Network Operations Luminaries?

  • From: Vadim Antonov
  • Date: Fri Dec 07 00:20:56 2001

Well, I'd say the network should be able to run itself.  Like, just plug
the wire in, and it works.  I do not see any _technical_ reason why it
shouldn't be like that.

Now, back to the regular Yet Another Useless Feature Sold To Us By OFRV
discussions :)


On Fri, 7 Dec 2001 [email protected] wrote:

> On Thu, 06 Dec 2001 20:40:36 MST, Pete Kruckenberg <[email protected]>  said:
> > What would be the network operations equivalents to revered
> > business tomes like "The Practice of Management", "Seven
> > Habits of Highly Successful People", "The G.E. Way" (and a
> > variety of others that populate the shelves of your friendly
> > local executive)?
> We still don't know enough about how to actually run a network
> to have luminaries.  The occasional bright candle, maybe.  Right
> now, most of the suits are still trying to figure out why the
> non-suits think the suits "Just Dont Get It" (the PHB syndrome).
> Unfortunately, the Adams brothers (Scott and Douglas) seem to
> have quite a bit of relevance (or more importantly - a large
> percentage of the people working in *your* trenches *think* they
> have relevance).
> And both authors share the trait that they tend to be much more
> an entertaining read than anything labeled a 'tome' ;)
> /Valdis
> P.S. Yes, I know about the incorrect genealogical term 2 paragraphs
> back. ;)