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Software runaways

Author: Robert L Glass
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Software Runaways, software failure expert Robert Glass shows exactly what went wrong in 16 colossal software disasters - and how to keep disasters from happening to you." "Glass goes behind the scenes of those awful projects you've seen on the nightly news - the Denver Airport baggage system, the IRS modernization - and a host of less well-publicized failures that are equally instructive. Along the way, he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Estudio de casos
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Glass, Robert L., 1932-
Software runaways.
Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall PTR, ©1998
(OCoLC)605061322
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Glass
ISBN: 013673443X 9780136734437
OCLC Number: 37361702
Description: xvi, 259 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Software runaway war stories --
Software runaway remedies --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Robert L. Glass.

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"In Software Runaways, software failure expert Robert Glass shows exactly what went wrong in 16 colossal software disasters - and how to keep disasters from happening to you." "Glass goes behind the scenes of those awful projects you've seen on the nightly news - the Denver Airport baggage system, the IRS modernization - and a host of less well-publicized failures that are equally instructive. Along the way, he identifies six characteristics of projects likely to fail - and some will surprise you" "Whether you're an IT executive, project manager or developer, Software Runaways helps you learn from someone else's mistakes."--Jacket.

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