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Holmes, WN 2004 , 'The Usefulness of Hindsight' , Computer, vol. 37, no. 11 , 120, 118-119 , doi: 10.1109/MC.2004.224.

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History shows that user and data issues remain core computing system development concerns.
The author uses field experience of the 1960s to illustrate the wisdom of using people with experience in a company to develop that comany's information system, and the importance of adopting standard data definitions across the company as the basis for that information system.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Holmes, WN
Keywords: system development, practical experience, data standards
Journal or Publication Title: Computer
ISSN: 0018-9162
DOI / ID Number: 10.1109/MC.2004.224
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