Title:Introduction to Software Project Management
Author:Adolfo Villafiorita
Pages:296
Format:Hardcover
Category:Software Engineering & Systems Development
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• Supplies the know-how to manage software projects effectively
• Covers a broad range of techniques and supplies alternatives to conventional methods
• Presents content dedicated to management frameworks—including ESA and NASA guidelines, PRINCE2®, and PMBOK®—allowing readers to "standardize" their software development practices
• Addresses open source development practices and tools, allowing readers to adopt some best practices from the open source domain and get started with a set of tools that are available for free
• Discusses the customization of the software process, enabling readers to tailor the development process to different kinds of products and formalities

Summary

Although software development is one of the most complex activities carried out by man, sound development processes and proper project management can help ensure your software projects are delivered on time and under budget. Providing the know-how to manage software projects effectively, Introduction to Software Project Management supplies an accessible introduction to software project management.

The book begins with an overview of the fundamental techniques of project management and the technical aspects of software development. This section supplies the understanding of the techniques required to mitigate uncertainty in projects and better control the complexity of software development projects. The second part illustrates the technical activities of software development in a coherent process—describing how to customize this process to fit a wide range of software development scenarios.

• Examines project management frameworks and software development standards, including ESA and NASA guidelines, PRINCE2®, and PMBOK®
• Addresses open source development practices and tools so readers can adopt best practices and get started with tools that are available for free
• Explains how to tailor the development process to different kinds of products and formalities, including the development of web applications
• Includes access to additional material for both practitioners and teachers at www.spmbook.com
Supplying an analysis of existing development and management
Publisher:Taylor and Francis Books, USA
Date Published:February 2014
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ISBN13:9781466559530
PMI Product ID:00101582901
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