Обложка книги Waltzing With Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects

Waltzing With Bears: Managing Risk on Software Projects


ISBN: 0932633609;
Издательство: Dorset House Publishing Company, Incorporated

Any software project that's worth starting will be vulnerable to risk. Since greater risks bring greater rewards, a company that runs away from risk will soon find itself lagging behind its more adventurous competition. By ignoring the threat of negative outcomes?in the name of positive thinking or a Can-Do attitude?software managers drive their organizations into the ground. In Waltzing with Bears, Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister?the best-selling authors of Peopleware?show readers how to identify and embrace worthwhile risks. Developers are then set free to push the limits. You'll find that risk management * makes aggressive risk-taking possible * protects management from getting blindsided * provides minimum-cost downside protection * reveals invisible transfers of responsibility * isolates the failure of a subproject. Readers are taught to identify the most common risks faced by software projects: * schedule flaws ...