Glitches not a sign of fail­ure

Sunday World - - OPINION -

I WOULD like to re­spond to the let­ter that was pub­lished last week Sun­day, ti­tled Le­sufi s

“’ method has failed ”.

While I sym­pa­thise with the par­ents whose kids were ac­cepted on­line but found out

’ that they weren t when they vis­ited the schools, I would like to cau­tion the au­thor not to jump to con­clu­sion that Gaut­eng ed­u­ca­tion MEC Panyaza Le­sufi s

’ method has failed on the ba­sis of two cases.

My son was ac­cepted on­line and the school con­curred. Of course there will al­ways be glitches dur­ing any tran­si­tion from an old method or sys­tem of do­ing things to a new one.

I had the priv­i­lege of be­ing part of a num­ber of En­ter­prise Re­sources Plan­ning (ERP) sys­tem up­grades in big busi­ness over the years. I have never seen one sys­tem upgrade that was done with­out glitches. I don t know Le­sufi. I am

’ nev­er­the­less en­cour­aged by his en­ergy and his pro­gres­sive think­ing. Ku­dos MEC Le­sufi. Maropeng Bahula By e-mail

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.