The Development phase
This is what software companies probably know best: development. It leans most against our business ecosystem of information technology (IT) and therefore we are on home ground. Nothing new under the sun then; or is there?
The Development phase is quite often organized as a "developers only" period in time, not infrequently facilitated in the same philosophy. This is where the application consultant's load is reduced significantly, where our development team takes over and they might even retreat into full isolation at the service provider's premises. Is this the best strategy? It is beyond doubt that the development activities will have a prominent place during this phase. And yes, developers might need to ...