Successful Software Development Study Guide

Successful Software Development Study Guide

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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 33.02mm | 1,360.77g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130291471
  • 9780130291479

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The hands-on workbook for consistently successful software development!

Facilitate note taking for self-study and/or in the classroomJumpstart development of "how-to-do-it" presentationsAugment existing training/classroom material in the areas ofPractical software engineeringSoftware process improvementSoftware measurementRefresh understanding of key engineering concepts

Now, master proven, yet practical, techniques for delivering software that does what customers want it to do, on time, and within budget. Software development should not be a lottery!

With the Successful Software Development Study Guide, you gain insight into every stage of the software development life cycle and practical skills you'll use on your very next project! Working from this study guide's easy presentation format, you learn how to do the following:

Develop a Systems Engineering Environment (SEE) - a complete, coherent model for consistent software developmentCreate plans that reflect the need for change - and account for real-world risks Establish practical product development and management policies and proceduresImprove the dialogue between developers and customers Use Object Measurement metrics that are business-focused and easily understoodManage the multiple constituencies, personalities, issues, and egos that complicate software development

Successful Software Development Study Guide includes over 500 landscape-formatted pages containing process diagrams; annotated outlines for SEE policies, guidelines, standards, and procedures; change control forms; and worked-out examples-all designed to help you deepen your knowledge and jumpstart your thinking.

Whatever kind of software you develop-desktop, server, component-based, Internet-focused, even hand-held-this study guide can help make it happen.
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About Stanley G. Siegel

SCOTT E. DONALDSON, Corporate Vice President with Science Applications International Corporation, has more than 25 years of software engineering experience. He has served as the Chief Technology Officer for a $250 million organization and as a Deputy Group Manager for a $65 million business. He was responsible for establishing an engineering environment that helped more than 300 software professionals achieve an SEI Level 3 rating. STANLEY G. SIEGEL, Vice President with Science Applications International Corporation, has been in the software industry since 1970. He co-authored the first textbook on software configuration management. He has specialized in software product assurance since 1976. He lectures internationally on software engineering subjects.
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