I like it when I read clear and unambiguous direction or suggestions. I don't have to tax my brain matter to figure out what the author attempts to communicate.
Waldens message is clear to any professional engineer, who understand this list as elementary textbook methodology for delivery of services, and unequivocally fair to conclude that failure to abide by such practice would likely result with "embarrassment" or "disgruntled clients."
However, this list overlooks and does not factor incompetent/ineffective management who chooses not or do not comprehend the value of these practices. Unless you have buy in and assigned responsibilities with competent management, list of practices or methodologies are not worth a hill of beans and will set the course for disaster in every aspect of that environment.
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