Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
Steve McConnellISBN: 1-55615-900-5; 9781556159008;
Corporate and commercial software-development teams all want solutions for one important problem - how to get their high-pressure development schedules under control. In "Rapid development", author Steve McConnell addresses that concern head-on with overall strategies, specific best practices, and valuable tips that help shrink and control development schedules and keep projects moving. As readers of McConnel's Code Complete would expect, the content is impressive indeed, bringing together the best research and large doses of hard-won experience. Inside you'll find: - A rapid-development strategy that can be applied to any project, and the best practices to make that strategy work; - Candid discussions of great and not-so-great rapid-development practices - estimation, prototyping, forced overtime, motivation, teamwork, rapid-development languages, risk management, and many other techniques; - A list of classic mistakes to avoid for rapid-development...