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Comment Re:I was most frustrated by ... (Score 5, Insightful) 149

I've worked at multiple USA and Canadian companies that followed SOX and SAS 70 but never had any of those problems. It's the corporation, not SOX.

The responses of "unhappiness" is something you'd see from newbies, so I strongly question the data set. Far more pressing issues are age bigotry, politics, PHBs, and outsourcing.

Comment Re:TFA is lite on details (Score -1, Flamebait) 83

The democrats have demonized our local peace officers like they did on military conscripts during vietnam. I don't see them doing anything useful when it comes to our safety.

Weaponized drones have already been used to good effect and saved lives. If you have a problem with this then don't blame the police - go protest the politicians offices and start voting more intelligently. Better yet, volunteer to put yourself in harms way rather than guide a robot to do it.

Comment Re:Can't blame NASA (Score 2) 166

Average cost of management and profit for a private company is around 50%. Add in detailed planning for projects lasting many years and 72% isn't unreasonable. I've seen it as high as 90% for private companies.

We're a service economy now - not a manufacturing economy like we were during the first moon mission.

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