Appendix 3

Integrated Product and Process Development

Modern project management has its roots in the 1950s Cold War defense programs. Only fairly recently has the discipline transcended its beginnings in major aeronautic or construction projects to be applied in businesses of all types and sizes. Some assert that the Web changes everything, and the old rules don’t apply—certainly not models from a hierarchical, linear organization like the Department of Defense. Not true. The following document describes a team-based, customer-focused systems engineering process called integrated product and process development. The document not only validates the ideas of this book, but also identifies best practices that are directly applicable to website development ...

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