The practical handbook of software project management-by practitioners, for practitioners!
Quality Software Project Management is the practical, start-to-finish project management resource for every software professional-experienced managers and developers moving into leadership roles. Drawing on best practices identified at The University of Texas at Austin Software Quality Institute's successful Software Project Management Certificate Program, it identifies 34 key competencies every project manager can use to minimize cost, risk, and time-to-market. Written by leading practitioners, it addresses all three pillars of any successful software venture: process, project, and people.
Integrates best practices from the fields of quality, software engineering, and project management
Shows how to tailor best practices to the unique requirements of your projects
Covers the entire project lifecycle: planning, initiation, execution, monitoring/control, and closing
Illuminates its techniques with real-world software management case studies
Offers a solid foundation for pursuing advanced certifications such as the Project Management Institute's Project Management Professional (PMP(r)) and the American Society for Quality's Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE)
Endorsed by the Software Quality Institute (SQI), Quality Software Project Management teaches skills you can use right now to drive maximum business value in any project-large or small.
Contains practical checklists, templates, and forms-all downloadable from the book's companion Web site
Practical checklists, templates, forms—all downloadable from the book's companion Web Site: http://stealthis.athensgroup.com/QSPM