7.5.5. Support Systems

5. Support Systems

There are a number of different tools and resources that can help in the development of a project. Having access to appropriate hardware and software tools, relevant data relating to the project, experimental equipment, creative supplies and even paper and pens can be enormously valuable.

Ensuring that you have all the potentially useful tools ready to hand before commencing a development process can make an enormous difference to the outcome of the project.

Other, less tangible support systems including things such as mentors, expert consultants, volunteers, test audiences/participants, and friends and family members who can feed you during busy stressful periods.