9781572316218

Software Project Survival Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9781572316218

  • ISBN10:

    1572316217

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/15/1997
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press

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Summary

This is the field guide for everyone involved in software development--especially those without formal management training. Acclaimed expert Steve McConnell maps out a proven approach to project management.

Author Biography

Steve McConnell is recognized as one of the premier authors and voices in the development community. He is Chief Software Engineer of Construx Software and was the lead developer of Construx Estimate and of SPC Estimate Professional, winner of Software Development magazine's Productivity Award. He is the author of several books, including Code Complete and Rapid Development, both honored with Software Development magazine's Jolt Award.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi(1)
Preliminary Survival Briefing vii
I THE SURVIVAL MIND-SET 3(70)
1 Welcome to Software Project Survival Training
3(8)
2 Software Project Survival Test
11(8)
3 Survival Concepts
19(16)
4 Survival Skills
35(16)
5 The Successful Project at a Glance
51(22)
II SURVIVAL PREPARATIONS 73(100)
6 Hitting a Moving Target
73(12)
7 Preliminary Planning
85(28)
8 Requirements Development
113(12)
9 Quality Assurance
125(18)
10 Architecture
143(12)
11 Final Preparations
155(18)
III SUCCEEDING BY STAGES 173(74)
12 Beginning-of-Stage Planning
173(14)
13 Detailed Design
187(12)
14 Construction
199(16)
15 System Testing
215(6)
16 Software Release
221(16)
17 End-of-Stage Wrap-Up
237(10)
IV MISSION ACCOMPLISHED 247(14)
18 Project History
247(6)
19 Survival Crib Notes
253(8)
Epilogue 261(2)
Notes 263(10)
Glossary 273(10)
Index 283

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