30 December 2014

Software Process and Project Management

• Describe and determine the purpose and importance of project management from the perspectives of planning, tracking and completion of project.
• Compare and differentiate organization structures and project structures.
• Implement a project to manage project schedule, expenses and resources with the application of suitable project management tools.

Software Process Maturity: Software maturity Framework, Principles of Software Process Change, Software Process Assessment, The Initial Process, The Repeatable Process, The Defined Process, The Managed Process, The Optimizing Process. 
Process Reference Models: Capability Maturity Model (CMM), CMMI, PCMM, PSP, TSP.

Software Project Management Renaissance: Conventional Software Management, Evolution of Software Economics, Improving Software Economics, The old way and the new way. 
Life-Cycle Phases and Process artifacts: Engineering and Production stages, inception phase, elaboration phase, construction phase, transition phase, artifact sets, management artifacts, engineering artifacts and pragmatic artifacts, model based software architectures.

Workflows and Checkpoints of process: Software process workflows, Iteration workflows, Major milestones, Minor milestones, Periodic status assessments.
Process Planning: Work breakdown structures, Planning guidelines, cost and schedule estimating process, iteration planning process, Pragmatic planning.

Project Organizations: Line-of- business organizations, project organizations, evolution of organizations, process automation.
Project Control and process instrumentation: The seven core metrics, management indicators, quality indicators, life-cycle expectations, Pragmatic software metrics, and metrics automation.

CCPDS-R Case Study and Future Software Project Management Practices: Modern Project Profiles, Next-Generation software Economics, Modern Process Transitions.

1. Managing the Software Process, Watts S. Humphrey, Pearson Education.
2. Software Project Management, Walker Royce, Pearson Education.

1. Effective Project Management: Traditional, Agile, Extreme, Robert Wysocki, Sixth edition, Wiley India, reprint 2011.
2. An Introduction to the Team Software Process, Watts S. Humphrey, Pearson Education, 2000
3. Process Improvement essentials, James R. Persse, O’Reilly, 2006
3. Software Project Management, Bob Hughes & Mike Cotterell, fourth edition, TMH, 2006
4. Applied Software Project Management, Andrew Stellman & Jennifer Greene, O’Reilly, 2006.
5. Head First PMP, Jennifer Greene & Andrew Stellman, O’Reilly, 2007
6. Software Engineering Project Managent, Richard H. Thayer & Edward Yourdon, 2nd edition, Wiley India, 2004.
7. The Art of Project Management, Scott Berkun, SPD, O’Reilly, 2011.
8. Applied Software Project Management, Andrew Stellman & Jennifer Greene, SPD, O’Reilly, reprint2011.
9. Agile Project Management, Jim Highsmith, Pearson education, 2004.


1 comment:

  1. Try to upload ebook of Managing the Software Process, Watts S. Humphrey, Pearson Education.


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