Raines' Rule #6 says agencies' IT investments should: Reduce risk by: avoiding or isolating custom-designed components ...; using fully tested pilots, simulations, and prototypes ...; establishing clear measures and accountability for project progress; and securing substantial involvement and buy-in ... from program officials who will use the system.    (38GZ)

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