Bullet-point engineering

The features page of SOFA Statistics (http://www.sofastatistics.com/features.php) has a number of bullet points listing features. There is nothing wrong with that. But bullet points don’t tell you how well a feature is implemented or how well it integrates with the rest of the program. Here is an interesting wikipedia entry of relevance: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bullet-point_engineering . The goal for SOFA Statistics will be to limit the range of features (in the core) but to increase the depth and quality of them. E.g. greater support for users, help with decision-making on appropriate tests, greater ease sharing output or automating report making, more languages supported etc. Beyond the core, it is hoped there will be numerous modules available. But the emphasis for now is on the value of the features added rather than the sheer number of them.

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