Software development worldover has drastically changed and the rules of the game are being continually rewritten.
The typical changes that can be observed and experienced in the area of managing software projects are:
In order to succeed and cater to this ever-changing scenario, products need to reach the markets faster, with higher quality and harness the global resources.
Managing Global Software Projects about the three dimensions of Software Project Management people, process and technology - and the interactions between them, particularly when the team is geographically distributed.
The book focuses on the following:
1. Project management issues that confront global and distributed teams
2. A fair balance across the three dimensions - people, process and technology - contributing to the success of geographically distributed teams
3. Practical examples of the things that work and the common pitfalls
4. Descriptive frameworks rather than prescriptive formulae
5. Coverage of some of the issues vital for a project's success, for example the skill set required for each function, business significance of process models, etc.
This book also covers the key practice areas of CMM and the 20 clauses of ISO-9001.
With this coverage Managing Global Software Projects would enable the: