Symbian OS for Software Leaders / Edition 1 by David Wood, Freddie Gjertsen, Phil Northam, Richard Harrison | | 9780470016831 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Symbian OS for Software Leaders / Edition 1

Symbian OS for Software Leaders / Edition 1

by David Wood, Freddie Gjertsen, Phil Northam, Richard Harrison
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470016833

ISBN-13: 9780470016831

Pub. Date: 08/19/2005

Publisher: Wiley

David Wood was a co-founder of Symbian, having joined Psion (Symbian’s original parent company) in June 1988.  As EVP of Research for Symbian, he is currently responsible for leading a series of collaborative research projects, covering engineering, strategy and market development, focused on improving the competitiveness and value of Symbian's

Overview

David Wood was a co-founder of Symbian, having joined Psion (Symbian’s original parent company) in June 1988.  As EVP of Research for Symbian, he is currently responsible for leading a series of collaborative research projects, covering engineering, strategy and market development, focused on improving the competitiveness and value of Symbian's overall offering. 
David has an MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University, and has served as Symbian's representative on the Board of Directors for the Open Mobile Alliance.  He has been a director of Symbian (and before that, Psion Software) since 1996.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470016831
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/19/2005
Series:
Symbian Press Series, #9
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.89(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Projects, Projects, Projects.

PART 1: SYMBIAN IN CONTEXT.

1. At the heart of the smartphone revolution.

2. The big picture of a Symbian OS project.

3. Involving ISVs.

4. Twenty reasons why smartphones will win.

PART 2: THRIVING ON SCALE.

5. Managing large projects.

6. Managing defects.

7. Managing configurations.

8. Managing integration.

9. Managing interfaces.

10. Managing testing.

11. Managing tools.

12. Managing plans and change.

13. Managing uncertainty.

14. Simplifying smartphone projects.

PART 3: SYMBIAN'S DESIGN PHILOSOPHY.

15. Design goals for Symbian OS.

16. Designing for efficiency.

17. Designing for robustness.

18. Designing for usability.

19. Designing for longevity.

20. Designing for smartphones.

PART 4: HUMAN ASPECTS OF SMARTPHONE PROJECTS.

21. The essential role of the project manager.

22. The essential role of the support network.

23. The essential role of renewal.

Appendix 1: Annotated glossary of abbreviations.

Appendix 2: Selected bibliography.

Appendix 3: Acknowledgements.

Index.

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