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Improving Software Development Productivity: Effective Leadership and Quantitative Methods in Software Management

Improving Software Development Productivity: Effective Leadership and Quantitative Methods in Software Management

By: Randall W. Jensen

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Publication Date: 29-AUG-2014

Insert Date: 30-MAY-2014

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This is the Rough Cut version of the printed book. “Most progressive organizations strive to increase their overall performance by inserting either advanced technologies or tight processes. What tends to be missed is the enlightened leader who can motivate and build an environment that leverages the technology and processes that have been introduced. Some processes and technologies allow excellent teams to excel, and some processes and technologies prevent the mediocre from failing. It is the enlightened leader who can tell which approach is required and then build an environment that...

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Platform Ecosystems

Platform Ecosystems

By: Amrit Tiwana

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

Publication Date: 12-NOV-2013

Insert Date: 29-APR-2014

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Platform Ecosystems is a hands-on guide that offers a complete roadmap for designing and orchestrating vibrant software platform ecosystems. Unlike software products that are managed, the evolution of ecosystems and their myriad participants must be orchestrated through a thoughtful alignment of architecture and governance.   Whether you are an IT professional or a general manager, you will benefit from this book because platform strategy here lies at the intersection of software architecture and business strategy. It offers actionable tools to develop your own platform strategy,...

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Redmine Plugin Extension and Development

Redmine Plugin Extension and Development

By: Alex Bevilacqua

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 19-MAR-2014

Insert Date: 21-MAR-2014

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Build stunning extensions quickly and efficiently by leveraging Redmine's plugin facilities Gain access to powerful and useful features by hooking into Redmine's underlying infrastructure Real-world examples that will help you in building cross-platform applications using Redmine Full of illustrations, tips, and tricks to facilitate the development of plugins and extensions In Detail Redmine is a flexible project management web application that is cross-platform and cross-database. Redmine handles multiple projects and provides integrated project management features,...

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Pragmatisches IT-Projektmanagement, 2nd Edition

Pragmatisches IT-Projektmanagement, 2nd Edition

By: Niklas Spitczok von Brisinski; Guy Vollmer

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 19-FEB-2014

Insert Date: 21-FEB-2014

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Jedes Softwareentwicklungsprojekt ist einmalig. Es bringt unterschiedlichste Charaktere für einen begrenzten Zeitraum mit dem Ziel zusammen, ein neues, herausragendes Produkt zu entwickeln. Dieses Buch zeigt ein praxiserprobtes Vorgehen, das Softwareprojekte zum gewünschten Erfolg bringen kann. Basierend auf dem PMBOK Guide des Project Management Institute stellt es eine einfache, effiziente Vorgehensweise für das Management von Softwareentwicklungsprojekten vor. Die 2. Auflage berücksichtigt die Änderungen, die sich durch den neuen PMBOK Guide 5 ergeben....

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Team Foundation Server 2013 Customization

Team Foundation Server 2013 Customization

By: Gordon Beeming

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 21-JAN-2014

Insert Date: 22-JAN-2014

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Learn how to customize TFS and create useful plugins for your organization This book accelerates the understanding of TFS extension points Learn how to create a JavaScript web access plugin Discover the tips and tricks of customizing TFS In Detail Team Foundation Server offers you the benefit of having all your data in one system with all tools tightly integrated with each other, making it easier for teams to work together. Knowing how to customize the Team Foundation Server is very useful as well as powerful. Having the knowledge and applying it to TFS can save users...

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Mastering Software Project Requirements

Mastering Software Project Requirements

By: Barbara Davis

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 19-SEP-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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This book is a concise step-by-step guide to building and establishing the frameworks and models for the effective management and development of software requirements. It describes what great requirements must look like and who the real audience is for documentation. It then explains how to generate consistent, complete, and accurate requirements in exacting detail following a simple formula across the full life cycle from vague concept to detailed design-ready specifications. Mastering Software Project Requirements will enable business analysts and project managers to decompose...

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Mastering IT Project Management

Mastering IT Project Management

By: Murali Chemuturi

Publisher: J. Ross Publishing

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 26-NOV-2013

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In previous years, setting up IT infrastructure involved just the preparation of the data center. It has become much more complex and evolved today. The infrastructure includes not only the data center facility, but also the entire organization by providing internet connectivity to customers, vendors, and company executives on the move. Mastering IT Project Management is the first book to detail how to create IT infrastructure rather than simply describe how to manage the IT function or software development. This unique and comprehensive reference covers all aspects needed to...

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Reviews in der System- und Softwareentwicklung

Reviews in der System- und Softwareentwicklung

By: Maud Schlich; Peter Rösler; Ralf Kneuper

Publisher: dpunkt

Publication Date: 15-AUG-2013

Insert Date: 17-AUG-2013

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erstes deutsches Buch zum Thema- Autoren sind ausgewiesene Experten auf dem Gebiet- pragmatischer Ansatz- mit Checklisten, Übungen zum direkten Umsetzen in der Praxis ...

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Applying Guiding Principles of Effective Program Delivery:

Applying Guiding Principles of Effective Program Delivery:

By: Kerry Wills

Publisher: Auerbach Publications

Publication Date: 26-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 06-AUG-2013

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The landscape of programs has been evolving over the last several decades with trends such as increased complexity, increased number of stakeholders to influence, and the need for more transparency and diligence in all areas of execution. In order to manage large programs in this environment, it is imperative to take a "consultative approach" to running them. This includes providing insight and diligence across all functions of a program office. This book will explain the landscape, identify key guiding principles, and propose several strategies to enable Program Managers to be successful...

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IT Project Management: 30 Steps to Success

IT Project Management: 30 Steps to Success

By: Premanand Doraiswamy

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 07-FEB-2011

Insert Date: 30-JUL-2013

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A step-by-step guide to running a successful IT project Few businesses could function effectively without their IT systems. At the same time, they depend on IT for more than their day-to-day operations. ; Companies must constantly innovate in order to remain competitive and keep up with ever-changing customer requirements; IT projects deliver these innovations. The IT project manager is the person responsible for implementing the project and realising the objectives it was designed to achieve. An invaluable and concise reference This pocket guide is designed to help IT project...

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Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, Third Edition

Peopleware: Productive Projects and Teams, Third Edition

By: Tom DeMarco; Tim Lister

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 18-JUN-2013

Insert Date: 24-JUL-2013

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Few books in computing have had as profound an influence on software management as Peopleware. The unique insight of this longtime best seller is that the major issues of software development are human, not technical. They’re not easy issues; but solve them, and you’ll maximize your chances of success. “Peopleware has long been one of my two favorite books on software engineering. Its underlying strength is its base of immense real experience, much of it quantified. Many, many varied projects have been reflected on and distilled; but what we are given is not just lifeless distillate, but...

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Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects

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Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects

By: Tom DeMarco; Timothy Lister

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 12-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2013

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This is the digital version of the printed book (Copyright © 2003). If There’s No Risk On Your Next Project, Don’t Do It. Greater risk brings greater reward, especially in software development. A company that runs away from risk will soon find itself lagging behind its more adventurous competition. By ignoring the threat of negative outcomes–in the name of positive thinking or a can-do attitude–software managers drive their organizations into the ground. In Waltzing with Bears, Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister–the best-selling authors of Peopleware–show readers how to identify and...

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Five Core Metrics: The Intelligence Behind Successful Software Management

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Five Core Metrics: The Intelligence Behind Successful Software Management

By: Lawrence H. Putnam; Ware Myers

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

Publication Date: 17-JUL-2013

Insert Date: 19-JUL-2013

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This is the digital version of the printed book (Copyright © 2003). To succeed in the software industry, managers need to cultivate a reliable development process. By measuring what teams have achieved on previous projects, managers can more accurately set goals, make bids, and ensure the successful completion of new projects. Acclaimed long-time collaborators Lawrence H. Putnam and Ware Myers present simple but powerful measurement techniques to help software managers allocate limited resources and track project progress. Drawing new findings from an extensive database of...

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50 Top IT Project Management Challenges

50 Top IT Project Management Challenges

By: Premanand Doraiswamy; Premi Shiv

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 28-FEB-2012

Insert Date: 23-JUN-2013

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A summary of the challenges facing today's IT project manager Discussions on project management forums highlight many of the challenges facing a project manager during the course of a project. Unclear requirements, scope creep and undefined roles are well-trodden issues that can derail a project. Other challenges are less obvious, often more subtle, but equally destructive. Facing up to the challenges This book offers a focused and concise summary of 50 challenges facing today's IT project manager. The authors draw on years of practical experience (rather than classroom theory) to...

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Project Governance: The Essentials

Project Governance: The Essentials

By: Rod Beecham

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 07-APR-2011

Insert Date: 17-JUN-2013

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Developing IT project managers - the only way. In line with the course objectives of the ISEB Foundation Certificate in IS Project Management, the book explains the principles of IT-related project management, including project planning, monitoring and control, change management, risk management and communication between project stakeholders. Customers have also purchased: For a step-by-step guide, IT Project Management: 30 steps to success Project Management for IT Related Projects, is the only textbook tailored specifically to match the ISEB syllabus - so you can be...

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Illustrating PRINCE2 - Project Management in Real Terms

Illustrating PRINCE2 - Project Management in Real Terms

By: Susan Tuttle

Publisher: IT Governance Ltd

Publication Date: 10-JAN-2012

Insert Date: 14-JUN-2013

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Enjoy effective and profitable projects with PRINCE2® PRINCE2® is a versatile project management method that can be tailored to any project, of any size, in any environment, by any company. It is widely recognized and extensively used. This book will show you how PRINCE2® will enable you to obtain the best possible results from all your projects. Step by step … Written by an experienced practitioner and trainer, this step-by-step guide breaks down the PRINCE2® methodology into bite-size chunks, giving clear explanations and practical illustrations in each section. It...

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JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook

JIRA 5.x Development Cookbook

By: Jobin Kuruvilla;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-APR-2013

Insert Date: 30-APR-2013

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This book is your one stop resource for mastering JIRA extensions and customizations Extend and customize JIRA; work with custom fields, workflows, reports, gadgets, JQL functions, plugins, and more Customize the look and feel of your JIRA user interface by adding new tabs, web items and sections, drop down menus, and more Master JQL (JIRA Query Language) that enables advanced searching capabilities through which users can search for issues in their JIRA instance and then exploit all the capabilities of the issue navigator In Detail JIRA provides issue tracking and...

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Mastering Redmine

Mastering Redmine

By: Andriy Lesyuk;

Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: 25-JAN-2013

Insert Date: 30-JAN-2013

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A comprehensive guide with tips, tricks and best practices, and an easy-to-learn structure Use Redmine in the most effective manner and learn to master it Become an expert in the look and feel with behavior and workflow customization Utilize the natural flow of chapters, from initial and simple topics to advanced ones In Detail Redmine is well-known as one of the best open source project management applications. But, it's also one of the best project hosting and issue tracking solutions. In addition it incorporates Wiki, repository management, forums, time tracking, and...

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Advanced Software Architecture: A Safari Tutorial

Advanced Software Architecture: A Safari Tutorial

By: Safari Content Team

Publisher: Safari Books Online

Publication Date: 21-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 20-DEC-2012

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This is the third in a series of three tutorials that access learning resources available from Safari Books Online that cover the skills that Software Architects at the Sr. Manager level need to be fluent in. This tutorial contains twelve topics that range from core project requirements, to cost and time estimates, to important aspects like security, development and deployment activities. Each topic lists its objectives along with the estimated time required to read each resource covered by the topic. Complete this tutorial and you will be well on your way to understanding what is...

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Intermediate Software Architecture: A Safari Tutorial

Intermediate Software Architecture: A Safari Tutorial

By: Safari Content Team

Publisher: Safari Books Online

Publication Date: 20-DEC-2012

Insert Date: 20-DEC-2012

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This is the second in a series of three tutorials that access learning resources available from Safari Books Online that cover the skills that Software Architects need to be fluent in. This tutorial contains fourteen topics that range from core project requirements, to cost and time estimates, to important aspects like security, development and deployment activities. Each topic lists its objectives along with the estimated time required to read each resource covered by the topic. Complete this tutorial and you will be well on your way to understanding what is required to transition from...