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A. SidhuBecoming a Software Companyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-9169-6_4

4. Don’t Procure Software; Create a Dynamic Stack Instead

The Stack Principle
Amarinder Sidhu1  
Bay Area, CA, USA

The quality of the digital supply chain is going to determine the winners and losers in the ongoing technological era. In order to adapt, enterprises should look to build high quality digital supply chains that allow them to rapidly iterate.

—Jeff Lawson

To the economic question “Why is software so expensive?” the equally economic answer could be “Because it is tried with cheap labour.” Why is it tried that way? Because its intrinsic difficulties are widely and grossly ...

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