Joined: 15 Nov 2005
Location: Chennai, India
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Once upon a time there was a shepherd looking after
his sheep on the side of a deserted road. Suddenly a
brand new Porsche screeches to a halt.
The driver, a man dressed in an Armani suit, Ray-Ban
sunglasses, TAG-Heuer wrist-watch, and a Pierre Cardin
tie, gets out and asks the Shepherd: "If I can tell
you how many sheep you have, will you give me one of
The shepherd looks at the young man, and then looks at
the large flock of grazing sheep and replies: "Okay."
The young man parks the car, connects his laptop to
the mobile-fax, scans the ground using his GPS, opens
a database and 20 Excel tables filled with logarithms
and pivot tables, then prints out a 50 page report on
his high-tech mini-printer. He turns to the shepherd
and says, "You have exactly 1,586 sheep here."
The shepherd cheers," That's correct, you can have
The young man makes his pick and puts it in the back
of his Porsche.
The shepherd looks at him and asks: "If I guess your
profession, will you return my animal to me?"
The young man answers, "Yes, why not". The shepherd
says, "You are an IT consultant ".
"How did you know?" asks the young man.
"Very simple," answers the shepherd. "First, you came
here without being called. Second, you charged me a
fee to tell me something which I already knew, and
third, you don't understand anything about my
business... Now can I have my *DOG* back?"