Software Projects Secrets: Why Projects Fail

Software Projects Secrets: Why Projects Fail
  • Paperback: 184 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook; 1st edition (November 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1430251018
  • ISBN-13: 978-1430251019
eBook Description:

Software Projects Secrets: Why Projects Fail

Software Project Secrets: Why Software Projects Fail offers a new path to success in the software industry. This book reaches out to managers, developers, and customers who use industry-standard methodologies, but whose projects still struggle to succeed.

Software Project Secrets: Why Software Projects Fail airs dirty laundry about the software industry how putting project management’s priorities above all else is the root cause of problems in software development projects. This book offers solutions to integrate project management with agile methodologies that really work for software development.

Author George Stepanek analyzes the project management methodology itself, a critical factor that has thus far been overlooked. He explains why it creates problems for software development projects and begins by describing 12 ways in which software projects are different from other kinds of projects. He also analyzes the project management body of knowledge to discover 10 hidden assumptions that are invalid in the context of software projects.

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Software Projects Secrets: Why Projects Fail

Software Project Secrets: Why Software Projects Fail airs dirty laundry about the software industry how putting project management’s priorities above all else is the root cause of problems in software development projects. This book offers solutions to integrate project management with agile methodologies that really work for software development.

Software Project Secrets: Why Software Projects Fail offers a new path to success in the software industry. This book reaches out to managers, developers, and customers who use industry-standard methodologies, but whose projects still struggle to succeed.

Author George Stepanek analyzes the project management methodology itself, a critical factor that has thus far been overlooked. He explains why it creates problems for software development projects and begins by describing 12 ways in which software projects are different from other kinds of projects. He also analyzes the project management body of knowledge to discover 10 hidden assumptions that are invalid in the context of software projects.

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