Now that the basics have been introduced, the journey begins. It is important to remember that all of the lifecycle elements presented in this book are interrelated.
Remember, it is not the initial questions that are necessarily important; we must consider the full implications of those decisions and their impact on other lifecycle elements, too. Like any journey, this trip might seem long and arduous. It is. The problems that lifecycle management addresses are not simple. You won’t find a “one size fits all” solution. Every business will have its own complexities and culture. However, some commonality will exist, and so the ability to create the vision for your business will be greatly facilitated.
So let’s begin.