Drawing with Microsoft PaintDecember 2006
When we evaluate software, we typically ask someone from sales, “can it do that?” and they enthusiastically respond, “of course!”.
What we rarely ask as a follow-up is, “so how easy is it?” or “is it *really *the best tool for me to use to do that?”
We should also ask similar questions to contractors — a software developer who specializes in creating web-based applications is not who you want writing your mainframe accounting system, and vice-versa.
Nobody from the Microsoft sales department is going get an artist to throw out Adobe CS in favor of Microsoft Paint. But after showing the video below, they could probably convince some of their managers that they should.