Software Engineering Project Management / Edition 2

Software Engineering Project Management / Edition 2

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by Richard H. Thayer, Edward Yourdon
     
 

ISBN-10: 0818680008

ISBN-13: 9780818680007

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Wiley

Newly revised for 2001, this second edition of Richard Thayer's popular, bestselling book presents a top-down, practical view of managing a successful software engineering project. The book builds a framework for project management activities based on the planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling model. Thayer provides information designed to help

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Newly revised for 2001, this second edition of Richard Thayer's popular, bestselling book presents a top-down, practical view of managing a successful software engineering project. The book builds a framework for project management activities based on the planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling model. Thayer provides information designed to help you understand and successfully perform the unique role of a project manager.

This book is a must for all project managers in the software field. The text focuses on the five functions of general management by first describing each function and then detailing the project management activities that support each function. This second edition shows you how to manage a software development project, discusses current software engineering management methodologies and techniques, and presents general descriptions and project management problems. The book serves as a guide for your future project management activities. The text also offers students sufficient background and instructional material to serve as a main or supplementary text for a course in software engineering project management.

Note: The 2001 revision includes a new Chapter 4 Introduction and a new paper that replaces an older paper.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780818680007
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Series:
Practitioners Series, #40
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
552
Product dimensions:
8.43(w) x 11.06(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors of Original Papers.

Foreword.

Preface.

Chapter 1: Introduction to Management.

Chapter 2: Software Engineering Process.

Chapter 3: Software Engineering Project Management.

Chapter 4: Planning a Software Engineering Project.

Chapter 5: Software Cost, Schedule, and Size.

Chapter 6: Organizing a Software Engineering Project.

Chapter 7: Staffing a Software Engineering Project.

Chapter 8: Directing a Software Engineering Project.

Chapter 9: Controlling a Software Engineering Project.

Chapter 10: Software Metrics and Visibility of Progress.

Chapter 11: Epilogue: The Silver Bullets.

Appendix.

Author Biography.

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