Development Practices

All internal and external development will follow leading industry and County adopted practices and processes, including the clear definition of requirements.

 

Rationale:

Common methods will ensure improved quality, predictability, reliability and efficiency of application development and delivery.

 

Implications:

· Joint participation by the business and technology staff throughout the development process will ensure business focused activities including solid definition of business requirements.

· Rigorous, repeatable practices and processes, such as those consistent with the Software Engineering Institute’s Capability Maturity Model (SEI CMM) Level 3 will be used.

· County-wide project reporting standards will be followed.