“A Manager Decided …”

The term ‘A Manager Said’, or ‘A Manager Asked’, or ‘A Manager Decided’ is going to stand for decisions that are being made without knowing the rationale behind it. It is going to be used in the blogs of this site in order to indicate ‘facts’ that conceptual engineering and software engineering has to deal with – if these teams like it or not.

While it has a Dilbert flavor to it, sometimes decisions are made for reasons beyond the control (or understanding :-)) of the engineering team. So, the approach taken in the blogs is: so be it, let’s move forward on this basis.