Managing Software Quality and Business Risk / Edition 1

Managing Software Quality and Business Risk / Edition 1

by Martyn A. Ould
     
 

ISBN-10: 047199782X

ISBN-13: 9780471997825

Pub. Date: 11/30/1999

Publisher: Wiley

How to manage quality up, and risk down. This invaluable guide to project planning and strategic decision making for software developers presents practical and realistic planning techniques to increase chances of a project delivering to time and budget. Offering clear explanations and real-world experiences, the key components of technical management are laid out

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How to manage quality up, and risk down. This invaluable guide to project planning and strategic decision making for software developers presents practical and realistic planning techniques to increase chances of a project delivering to time and budget. Offering clear explanations and real-world experiences, the key components of technical management are laid out as templates and checklists to assist managers with their project development. With thirty years of experience in software development, Martyn Ould provides:

• Proven strategies for a disciplined approach to project planning

• Steps to take in risks and uncertainties in the project

• Reliable methods for reducing risks to an acceptable level

• A quality planning process that is rooted in the technical requirements of the system

• Insight into monitoring and measuring project progress

• Real-world experience through case studies and examples

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471997825
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/30/1999
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
0.81(w) x 9.25(h) x 7.50(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
BUILDING THE BOAT
ICEBERGS AHEAD! BUSINESS RISK
PLANNING FOR RISK MANAGEMENT
SOFTWARE QUALITY
RIVETS OR WELDING? PLANNING FOR QUALITY ACHIEVEMENT
IS IT WATERTIGHT? PLANNING FOR QUALITY CONTROL
STOPPING THE RUST: PLANNING FOR QUALITY PRESERVATION
PUSHING THE BOAT OUT: CREWING AND PROVISIONING
THE HAND ON THE TILLER AND THE CAPTAIN'S LOG
BLOCKS ON THE SLIPWAY
DIARY OF A VOYAGE
RESUME OF THE PLANNING PROCESS
GLOSSARY
INDEX

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