Software Engineering Best Practices: Lessons from Successful Projects in the Top Companies

by: Capers Jones


Abstract: Proven techniques for software development success In this practical guide, software-quality guru Capers Jones reveals best practices for ensuring software development success by illustrating the engineering methods used by the most successful large software projects at leading companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Sony, and EDS. Software Engineering Best Practices covers estimating and planning; requirements analysis; change control; quality control; progress and cost tracking; and maintenance and support after delivery. Agile development, extreme programming, joint application design (JAD), six-sigma for software, and other methods are discussed.
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Title: Software Engineering Best Practices: Lessons from Successful Projects in the Top Companies

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010 The McGraw-Hill Companies

ISBN: 9780071621618

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Capers Jones is the author of this McGraw-Hill Professional publication.

Description: Proven techniques for software development success In this practical guide, software-quality guru Capers Jones reveals best practices for ensuring software development success by illustrating the engineering methods used by the most successful large software projects at leading companies such as IBM, Microsoft, Sony, and EDS. Software Engineering Best Practices covers estimating and planning; requirements analysis; change control; quality control; progress and cost tracking; and maintenance and support after delivery. Agile development, extreme programming, joint application design (JAD), six-sigma for software, and other methods are discussed.