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Re: A needs pyramid for LLD

From: Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 07:01:46 -0800
Message-ID: <20110312070146.570839xwltfqellm@kcoyle.net>
To: Emmanuelle Bermes <manue@figoblog.org>
Cc: public-lld <public-lld@w3.org>
The pyramid does that, I believe, with the bottom being "motivation"  
and the top being "opportunity". What I described was the thinking I  
went through to get there.

However, it could be that we are just looking at it from different  
points of view.


Quoting Emmanuelle Bermes <manue@figoblog.org>:

> Karen,
> The representation is interesting, and even more, the way it ties the
> issues together.
> However, a question on the "pyramid" choice : I would actually
> represent it the other way around : maybe that's because I'm used to
> the SW Layer cake, but I would put at the bottom & wider the issues
> that are pre-requisites and closer or easier to be solved, and at the
> top and smaller, the issues that are more complex or less likely to
> happen without a strong involvement from the community.
> Emma
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 9:58 PM, Karen Coyle <kcoyle@kcoyle.net> wrote:
>> As part of the work on defining issues for LLD for the final report, I made
>> up what I saw as a pyramid of dependencies -- what has to happen before the
>> next thing can happen. Others all saw it as being a type of needs pyramid.
>> In any case, we may not be using it for the issues work, but I have to say
>> that it helped me organize my thinking, which goes like this:
>> from top to bottom:
>> 1. With FRBR and RDA, and people realizing that MARC is aging, we have an
>> opportunity
>> 2. We can't make use of the opportunity unless we have the means: time,
>> money
>> 3. Even if we have the time and money, we won't be successful unless we have
>> the skills
>> 4. Those skills will not realize the goals without leadership within the
>> community
>> 5. The community will not begin to move on this unless it has a strong
>> motivation
>> To me it also makes sense in the other direction: from Motivation to
>> Opportunity.
>> http://kcoyle.net/temp/issuePyramid.jpg
>> If it helps, use it; if not, feel free to ignore.
>> kc
>> --
>> Karen Coyle
>> kcoyle@kcoyle.net http://kcoyle.net
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Karen Coyle
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