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Is service management within the scope of the site?

Is the subject of IT service management (for example discussion about implementing specific ITIL processes) within the scope of this site? I know, that it is really on the very edge of what ...
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What's the off-topic part of this question? [closed]

So I asked a question which doesn't jibe with the normal flow of questions on this site, but I don't think it is off-topic and I edited the question to specifically relate it to software development ...
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Question about hosting is on-topic?

See How do you rate Hosting?. It seems a genuine question for a programmer but I don't know if this kind of quesion should be on-topic. What do you think?
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Does "objective" vs. "subjective" confuse the purpose of this site?

I've followed the evolution of this site for a little while now and I must say I am a little confused. I'm looking for a single place where I can join a community of, what might commonly be called, ...
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Is Heathcare IT taboo?

I've been monitoring the heathcare IT SO and I'd really like it to take off so I can rant and rave about the government somewhere. Today (actually yesterday) CMS (part of the American Health and ...
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Where do Code Golf/Code Challenge questions belong?

Code golf questions are a perennial favorite on Stack Overflow, but are under constant threat of being closed for being off topic or not a real question. Now that Programmers is live, do Code Golf and ...
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Lots of subjective questions here [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between Programmers and Stack Overflow? It seems like half of this site should be community wiki. Also, what kind of questions are supposed to go ...
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Do we need a definition of subjective?

It seems to me the trend in the on/off topic question really comes down to "What's subjective but not subjective to the point of pointless and/or uninteresting." So far it seems that we're making ...
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How to succinctly define the purpose of Programmers.SE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the difference between Programmers and Stack Overflow? Programmers.SE is often seen as a dumping ground for anything not suitable for StackOverflow. How would you ...
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Software Engineering soon to be beta, what should we do with SE questions? [closed]

There are some questions on our site regarding Software Engineering. (Example 1, Example 2) What should we do with those questions when Area 51 - Software Engineering will be pubilc beta? Should we.....

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