Quality Software Project Management

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Prentice Hall Professional, 2002 - Computers - 1639 pages
Drawing on best practices identified at the Software Quality Institute and embodied in bodies of knowledge from the Project Management Institute, the American Society of Quality, IEEE, and the Software Engineering Institute, Quality Software Project Management teaches 34 critical skills that allow any manager to minimize costs, risks, and time-to-market. Written by leading practitioners Robert T. Futrell, Donald F. Shafer, and Linda I. Shafer, it addresses the entire project lifecycle, covering process, project, and people. It contains extensive practical resources-including downloadable checklists, templates, and forms.

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ROBERT T. FUTRELL is a consultant for Project Management Systems in Austin, TX, specializing in project management and software quality engineering. He was formerly a software project manager for Texas Instruments, and currently works as a Program Management Master and controller at Motorola in Austin.

DONALD F. SHAFER is co-founder and CTO of Athens Group Inc., a consultingfirm specializing in integrating technology strategy and software solutions.He is also an adjunct professor at Southwest Texas State University and hasworked for Boeing, Los Alamos National Laboratories, and Motorola.

LINDA I. SHAFER is an instructor and the mentor for the Software Quality Institute's Software Project Management Certificate Program at The University of Texas at Austin. She has worked for Motorola, IBM, leading consultancies, and major universities.

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