The Starting Point

  • David C. Birmingham
  • Valerie Haynes Perry


The first and most critical decision we (or an enterprise) will make is in defining and embracing a starting point for our approach to product development. At the software project level, when organizing the user’s requests, examining the available technology and converging on an approach, at some point the leader(s) must commit and begin the effort.


Software Development User Requirement Application Logic Visual Basic Software Code 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David C. Birmingham
    • 1
  • Valerie Haynes Perry
    • 2
  1. 1.Virtual Machine Intelligence, Inc.USA
  2. 2.ApressUSA

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