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Guide to Software Development

Designing and Managing the Life Cycle

Authors: Langer, Arthur M.

  • Explains how to create successful automated solutions that fit user and customer needs, by mixing different SDLC methodologies
  • Guides readers through the theory, and application in real practice, covering management issues as well as technical considerations
  • Includes chapter-ending problems and exercises, and concrete examples and effective case studies, as well as useful Appendices, a Glossary, and suggestions for further reading
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This book addresses how best to make build vs. buy decisions, and what effect such decisions have on the software development life cycle (SDLC). Offering an integrated approach that includes important management and decision practices, the text explains how to create successful solutions that fit user and customer needs, by mixing different SDLC methodologies. Features: provides concrete examples and effective case studies; focuses on the skills and insights that distinguish successful software implementations; covers management issues as well as technical considerations, including how to deal with political and cultural realities in organizations; identifies many new alternatives for how to manage and model a system using sophisticated analysis tools and advanced management practices; emphasizes how and when professionals can best apply these tools and practices, and what benefits can be derived from their application; discusses searching for vendor solutions, and vendor contract considerations.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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eBook $69.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-2300-2
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  • ISBN 978-1-4471-6169-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Guide to Software Development
Book Subtitle
Designing and Managing the Life Cycle
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-2300-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-2300-2
ISBN
978-1-4471-6169-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 354
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