Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead Programmers

Herding Cats: A Primer for Programmers Who Lead Programmers

by Hank Rainwater

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This self-help guide is for programmers who need to improve their management and leadership skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590590171
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 03/04/2002
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Hank Rainwater leads programmers who build software for the insurance industry at Risk Sciences Group in Atlanta, Georgia. His career in science and engineering has spanned over three decades and has included writing Fortran programs on punch cards; teaching college mathematics; conducting research in radio astronomy, missile guidance systems, and remote sensing technologies; and managing the building of embedded digital control systems. As a software professional, Hank has served as a consultant, mentor, and teacher of programming languages and has led development teams in several industries.

Table of Contents

  1. Adapting to Your Leadership Role
  2. Managing the Leader
  3. Leading the Herd
  4. Organizing for Success
  5. Managing Meetings
  6. Philosophy and Practice of Technical Leadership
  7. Leadership in Eclipse
  8. Leadership Redux
  9. Working with Your Boss
  10. Words without a Song

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