EETimes (11/15/2004 4:54 PM EST)
Even if you're not involved in a startup, these best practices for running a small organization on a tight budget may help you critique your own organization. How to hold meetings, what tools to buy, and what to skip—it's all here straight from one who's learned the hard lessons.
Although software-development processes are numerous and well documented, they don't always fit the time and resource constraints of an embedded systems startup company. Often a startup's software team follows a leaner path to achieve their goal: get a product out on time with no major defects. These teams frequently use public-domain tools and a mix of hybrid software development life cycle techniques, but there are as many nuanced processes as there are embedded systems startups.
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