Software Requirements, Second Edition

The book’s commonsense approach provides exemplary project management skills tailored to gathering (and refining, implementing, and eventually tracking) software requirements. While the book often cites recent software engineering studies, the focus always returns to practical management techniques.

A case study for a chemical tracking application frames the book, and most chapters begin with anecdotes that […]

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Agile Project Management : Creating Innovative Products (Agile Software Development Series)

Going beyond software development, this book describes how a variety of projects can be better managed by applying agile principles and practices. The author outlines the five phases in the agile process management framework–envision, speculate, explore, adapt, and close–then identifies specific practices for each phase that align with the agile values and guiding principles.< Copyright 2004 [...]

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Testing Computer Software, 2nd Edition

This book will teach you how to test computer software under real-world conditions. The authors have all been test managers and software development managers at well-known Silicon Valley software companies. Successful consumer software companies have learned how to produce high-quality products under tight time and budget constraints.

The book explains the testing side of that […]

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Personal Finance with Financial Planning Workbook and Software, Second Edition

Personal Finance’s highly interactive approach, engaging style, and lively page design captures students’ attention as they learn how to incorporate each important concept into their own financial planning. Students will leave the course with a ready-to-implement financial plan-and the tools and knowledge they need to effectively manage their own personal finances.

–This text refers to […]

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The Business of Software : What Every Manager, Programmer, and Entrepreneur Must Know to Thrive and Survive in Good Times and Bad

The world’s leading expert on the global software industry and coauthor of the bestseller Microsoft Secrets reveals the inner workings of software giants like IBM, Microsoft, and Netscape and shows what it takes to create, develop, and manage a successful company — in good times and bad — in the most fiercely competitive business in […]

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The Business and Economics of Linux and Open Source

Open Source has become a buzzword synonymous with growth and change in computing. Many of the Fortune 500 companies have made huge investments in Open Source technology. This book examines the Open Source movement, what’s worked and why, and explains the technology to the mainstream investor and manager looking to replicate the successes of the […]

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