9Standards and Naming Conventions

Nothing stirs up absolute boredom in the hearts of data processing professionals like the very mention of the word standards. There have been enough words written on the subject to outnumber War and Peace in terms of sheer volume. However, there is no use denying that without them, there is absolutely no hope for improving productivity; all you will accomplish is to mechanize your confusion faster.

Why Standardize?

There are several fundamental reasons why an organization truly requires standards and naming conventions. The primary reason is inherent in the manner in which almost all systems are developed; except in very rare instances, none of us develop systems alone, and thus all the work we perform is just ...

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