Posts Tagged ‘oxymorons’

Oxymorons deserve a deeper look

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Yesterday, I attended a systems engineering research review where I encountered a beautiful oxymoron: flexible requirements. If something is required, there should be no flexibility in changing it, yet this is the intent in the systems engineering context. Frequently, system requirements are part of the contractual obligation between a buyer and a developer.

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