Getting Results from Software Development Teams

Getting Results from Software Development Teams

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Learn best practices for software development project managementa€”and lead your teams and projects to success. Dr. Lawrence Peters is an industry-recognized expert with decades of experience conducting research and leading real-world software projects. Beyond getting the best developers, equipment, budget, and timeline possiblea€”Peters concludes that no factor is more critical to project success than the managera€™s role. Drawing on proven practices from allied industries such as business, psychology, accounting, and law, he describes a broader project-management methodologya€”with principles that software managers can readily adapt to help increase their own effectiveness and the productivity of their teams. Unlike other books on the topic, this book focuses squarely on the managera€”and shows how to get results without adopting philosophies from Genghis Khan or Machiavelli. (There is mention of Godzilla, however.) Packed with real-world examples and pragmatic advice, this book shows any software development managera€”new or experienceda€”how to lead teams in delivering the right results for their business.Between 1915 and 1925, a notation we refer to today as the block diagram began to be used as a means of describing the flow of raw materials and subassemblies into what became the Model T and later automobile models. These wereanbsp;...

Title:Getting Results from Software Development Teams
Author:Lawrence H. Peters
Publisher:Microsoft Press - 2008-04-30


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