5.2. Integration Strategy

In previous sections, we've discussed the most important characteristics to consider in developing an integration strategy. Our strategy must be carefully considered and be a well-planned scheme with well-defined goals. Figure 5.2 illustrates the two primary components of our integration goals. In devising the strategy, the integration factors are an evaluation of our existing software development processes and methods, whereas the integration approach represents our ideal development processes and methods of the future. Therefore, our integration strategy must carefully consider the benefits we wish to realize from our integration and must define a clear path of execution with well-defined goals that enable our software ...

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