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Old 09-30-2008, 10:28 AM
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Default 9 Steps to a Hassle Free and Effective Software Development Project

Has your company developed entirely new software or added to software already in use throughout the organization and found the process cumbersome, frustrating, and sometimes not living up to expectations or meeting organizational goals? If so, the solution to a smooth and effective development program may be as easy as staffing a well-qualified project manager and adopting a proven development process.

For any software development or other project initiative your company may be considering, it is critical to have in place and practice a set of effective and proven guidelines to ensure project success and delivery of the expected results: taking into consideration the role and responsibilities of a well-qualified project manager, knowledge of important business and financial aspects, and a step-by-step process that all contribute to the solid foundation and implementation of an effective project plan.

Read the article on nine crucial steps that may be the ultimate secret weapon to winning business and successfully delivering new easy-to-use software that meets and exceeds expectations: http://www.executivebrief.com/articl...pment-project/.
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"When it comes to the next step of determining requirements, Dr. Gehrs believes a proper analysis should consist of interviews with end users and others who will be associated with the new software system."

Yes, this is probably the most important step, but it misses the point. You need to understand "Why" your users need a feature. Without that you'll never truly develop what your business needs.
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Old 08-05-2012, 04:08 PM
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Promodeller,

I fully agree with your statement - the realization of the true need is more important than the expressed requirements as it could facilitate an interactive and steered requirements gathering process.


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Martin Petkov
www.simpligrity.com
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