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Applied Software Project Management

Applied Software Project Management - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0596009489

Cover of Applied Software Project Management 06 (ISBN 978-0596009489)
ISBN13: 978-0596009489
ISBN10: 0596009488
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No

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Applied Software Project Management - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0596009489

Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene

ISBN13: 978-0596009489
ISBN10: 0596009488
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 06
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

What makes software projects succeed? It takes more than a good idea and a team of talented programmers. Applied Software Project Management provides you with tools, techniques, and practices that you can use on your own projects right away. It supplies you with the information you need to diagnose your team's situation and presents practical advice to help you build better software.

"If you're looking for solid, easy-to-follow advice on estimation, requirements gathering, managing change, and more, you can stop now: this is the book for you." --Scott Berkun, Author of The Art of Project Management
What makes software projects succeed? It takes more than a good idea and a team of talented programmers. A project manager needs to know how to guide the team through the entire software project. There are common pitfalls that plague all software projects and rookie mistakes that are made repeatedly--sometimes by the same people! Avoiding these pitfalls is not hard, but it is not necessarily intuitive. Luckily, there are tried and true techniques that can help any project manager.

In Applied Software Project Management, Andrew Stellman and Jennifer Greene provide you with tools, techniques, and practices that you can use on your own projects right away. This book supplies you with the information you need to diagnose your team's situation and presents practical advice to help you achieve your goal of building better software.

Topics include:

  • Planning a software project
  • Helping a team estimate its workload
  • Building a schedule
  • Gathering software requirements and creating use cases
  • Improving programming with refactoring, unit testing, and version control
  • Managing an outsourced project
  • Testing software

Jennifer Greene and Andrew Stellman have been building software together since 1998. Andrew comes from a programming background and has managed teams of requirements analysts, designers, and developers. Jennifer has a testing background and has managed teams of architects, developers, and testers. She has led multiple large-scale outsourced projects. Between the two of them, they have managed every aspect of software development. They have worked in a wide range of industries, including finance, telecommunications, media, nonprofit, entertainment, natural-language processing, science, and academia.

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