Date: Thu, 7 Sep 2000 16:02:41 -0700
Reply-To: Mike Harris <mikeh@AMGEN.COM>
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From: Mike Harris <mikeh@AMGEN.COM>
Organization: Amgen Inc.
Subject: Re: What do well-rounded SAS programmers need to know??
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To develop a valid system is to produce documented evidence that it meets it
prespecified requirements and continues to do so throughout its lifetime. You
cannot do that without a software development life cycle. Life cycles are the
heart and soul of valid systems.
Jack Hamilton wrote:
> "Mike Harris" <mikeh@AMGEN.COM> wrote:
> >In my experience, many SAS
> >programmers are clueless about the application of a documented software
> >development life cycle to SAS programming. Without that, it is impossible to
> >build valid SAS systems.
> More difficult, perhaps, but not impossible.
> Development Manager, Technical Group
> METRICS Department, First Health
> West Sacramento, California USA