Keys to Successful Software Development

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Phillip A. Laplante
IEEE, 1999 - Computers - 338 pages
In this compendium, readers should find current and classical articles and papers on software project management. Useful for new software project managers seeking to come up to speed quickly, experienced software project managers looking for new approaches, and software project team members looking for insights, this collection presents practical techniques and a scientific framework for managing the software enterprise. Areas covered include: managing projects and people; software life cycle processes; requirements engineering, reuse and reengineering; reliability, risk mitigation and avoidance; using metrics; and process measurement and tools.

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PHILLIP A. LAPLANTE is Associate Professor of Software Engineering at Penn State University and codirector of the Software Engineering Group. His research interests include real-time and embedded systems, image processing, and artificial intelligence. He has authored more than 100 papers and nineteen books, and cofounded the journal Real-Time Imaging. He has been building, studying, and teaching real-time systems for more than twenty years. Dr. Laplante received his BS, Meng, and PhD from Stevens Institute of Technology, as well as an MBA from the University of Colorado.

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