Development Practices

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



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



· 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.