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Design by committee

Known as: Democratic design process, Designed by committee, Naming by committee 
Design by committee is a disparaging term for a project that has many designers involved but no unifying plan or vision.
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2017
2017
Over the last three decades the environmental, economic and social crisis and the challenges and possibilities offered by new… 
Review
2011
Review
2011
The SAE Architecture Analysis and Design Language is a design-by-committee standard promoted to help the space and avionics… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Amazon Best Books of the Month, January 2010: For the most part, Web 2.0--Internet technologies that encourage interactivity… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
Abstract : Offshore seamanship and navigation training in small sailing craft is a key component in the professional development… 
2008
2008
Web service standards, like several other IT standards, are anticipatory, i.e., they are designed and codified in anticipation of… 
2006
2006
This book takes the reader through the details of the EJB 3.0 architecture, and shows how EJB can be used to develop powerful… 
2002
2002
Annual planning report submitted on 10/22/02 by the chair of the committee, contains record of committee charge, project… 
2001
2001
There is an amusing platitude that goes “A camel is a horse designed by committee.” This is of course an insult to camels, which… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
proposing the UML specification for international standardization. It is anticipated that the “fast track” PAS process will… 
1991
1991
The authors examine the protocol stack used by CEBus, the emerging home automation standard being developed in an Electronic…