11. ICSM Patterns and Common Cases

“Hoare’s Law of Large Problems: Inside every large problem is a small problem struggling to get out.”

—Sir Charles Antony Richard (Tony) Hoare, 1934–

The key to a successful project is having the right people, the right processes, and the right tools. ICSM is a process generator that can help you define the right processes to support the right people and integrate well with the right tools. Once you understand the stages and phases, you can begin to tailor them to suit the needs of your system development project. To begin, system developers should view the system development process as a set of activities that are tailored based on the type and size of system to be developed, the types of components or subsystems ...

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