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  • Evaluating Project Decisionsby Carol L. Hoover; Mel Rosso-Llopart; Gil Taran

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 43.99

    Effective decisions are crucial to the success of any software project, but to make better decisions you need a better decision-making process. In Evaluating Project Decisions , leading project management experts introduce an innovative decision model that helps you tailor your decision-making process to systematically evaluate all of your decisions... more...

  • Leading Lean Software Developmentby Mary Poppendieck; Tom Poppendieck

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 39.99

    Building on their breakthrough bestsellers Lean Software Development and Implementing Lean Software Development , Mary and Tom Poppendieck’s latest book shows software leaders and team members exactly how to drive high-value change throughout a software organization—and make it stick. They go far beyond generic implementation guidelines, demonstrating... more...

  • Growing Object-Oriented Software, Guided by Testsby Steve Freeman; Nat Pryce

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 47.99

    Test-Driven Development (TDD) is now an established technique for delivering better software faster. TDD is based on a simple idea: Write tests for your code before you write the code itself. However, this "simple" idea takes skill and judgment to do well. Now there's a practical guide to TDD that takes you beyond the basic concepts. Drawing on a... more...

  • Managing Software Debtby Chris Sterling

    Pearson Education 2010; US$ 39.99

    Shipping imperfect software is like going into debt. When you incur debt, the illusion of doing things faster can lead to exponential growth in the cost of maintaining software. Software debt takes five major forms: technical, quality, configuration management, design, and platform experience. In today’s rush to market, software debt is inevitable.... more...

  • Agile Management for Software Engineeringby David J. Anderson

    Pearson Education 2003; US$ 55.99

    A breakthrough approach to managing agile software development, Agile methods might just be the alternative to outsourcing. However, agile development must scale in scope and discipline to be acceptable in the boardrooms of the Fortune 1000. In Agile Management for Software Engineering, David J. Anderson shows managers how to apply management science... more...

  • Code Readingby Diomidis Spinellis

    Pearson Education 2003; US$ 55.99

    If you are a programmer, you need this book. You've got a day to add a new feature in a 34,000-line program: Where do you start? Page 333 How can you understand and simplify an inscrutable piece of code? Page 39 Where do you start when disentangling a complicated build process? Page 167 How do you comprehend code that appears to be... more...

  • Business Rules and Information Systemsby Tony Morgan

    Pearson Education 2002; US$ 47.99

    Information systems often fail because their requirements are poorly defined. This book shows IT professionals how to specify more precisely and more effectively what their systems need to do. The key lies in the discovery and application of what are called business rules. A business rule is a compact and simple statement that represents some important... more...

  • Managing Riskby Ph.D. Elaine M. Hall

    Pearson Education 1998; US$ 54.99

    "The increasing rate of technological change we are experiencing in our lifetime yields competitive advantage to organizations and individuals who are willing to embrace risk and the opportunities it presents. Those who choose to minimize or avoid risk, as opposed to managing it, set a course for obsolescence. Hall has captured the essence of risk... more...

  • Introduction to the Team Software Process(sm)by Watts S. Humphrey

    Pearson Education 1999; US$ 63.99

    Watts Humphrey is the visionary behind the Capability Maturity Model (CMM)(R) and the Personal Software Process (PSP) (sm) . The CMM contains a framework for software process improvement at the organizational level. The PSP builds the self-discipline needed for individual programmers to work efficiently and effectively. The author's new Team... more...

  • Measuring the Software Processby William A. Florac; Anita D. Carleton

    Pearson Education 1999; US$ 55.99

    "While it is usually helpful to launch improvement programs, many such programs soon get bogged down in detail. They either address the wrong problems, or they keep beating on the same solutions, wondering why things don't improve. This is when you need an objective way to look at the problems. This is the time to get some data." Watts S. Humphrey,... more...