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Software Project Management: A Unified Framework

Software Project Management:   A Unified Framework

  • Walker Royce
  • Author: Walker Royce
    • ISBN:9788177583786
    • 10 Digit ISBN:8177583786
    • Price:Rs. 760.00
    • Pages:448
    • Imprint:AW Professional
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    Software Project management presents a new management framework uniquely suited to the complexities of modern softwrae development. Walker Royces pragmatic perspective exposes the shortcomins of many well-accepted management priorities and equips software professional with state-of-the-art knowledge derived from his twenty years of successful from-the-trenches project management experience.

    Table of Content

    1. Software Management Renaissance
      1. Conventional Software Management.
      2. Evolution of Software Economics.
      3. Improving Software Economics.
      4. The Old Way and the New.
    2. A Software Management Process Framework
      1. Life-Cycle Phases.
      2. Artifacts of the Process.
      3. Model-Based Software Architectures.
      4. Workflows of the Process.
      5. Checkpoints of the Process.
    3. Software Management Disciplines
      1. Iterative Process Planning.
      2. Project Organizations and Responsibilities.
      3. Process Automation.
      4. Project Control and Process Instrumentation.
      5. Tailoring the Process.
    4. Looking Forward
      1. Modern Project Profiles.
      2. Next-Generation Software Economics.
      3. Modern Process Transitions.
    5. Case Studies and Backup Material

    Salient Features

    • Top ten principles for modern software management
    • Strategies for smoothly transitioning an organisation to modern processes and technologies (such as Rational's Unified Process)
    • Methods for keeping software engineering teams motivated and effectively prioritized
    • Insight into how technology, people, and economics impact project management
    • Metrics and forecasting guidance for project costs, schedules, and quality control