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Software project secrets : why software projects fail

Author: George Stepanek
Publisher: [Berkeley, Calif.?] : Apress, [2012]
Series: Expert's voice in project management.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Software Project Secrets is the first book to analyze a factor that has so far been overlooked--the project management methodology itself--to find out how it creates problems for software development projects. The book uncovers ten hidden assumptions in project management that aren't valid for software development. It shows how these assumptions can cause projects to fail. ... We're left with one key problem. How  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Stepanek
ISBN: 9781430251019 1430251018
OCLC Number: 812781216
Notes: "Resolving the conflicts between software develpment and project management"--Cover.
Target Audience: User level: beginner-intermediate.
Description: xvii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: pt. I. Why software projects fail --
Ch. 1. Introduction --
Ch. 2. Why software is different --
Ch. 3. Project management assumptions --
Ch. 4. Case study : the billing system project --
pt. II. ... and how to make them succeed --
Ch. 5. The new agile methodologies --
Ch. 6. Budgeting agile projects --
Ch. 7. Case study : the billing system revisited --
Ch. 8. Afterword --
App. The agile manifesto.
Series Title: Expert's voice in project management.
Responsibility: George Stepanek.

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