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Crosstalk : The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, July 1998; Volume 11, Issue 7 : Preventing Titanic Software Failures: Preventing Titanic Software Failures

By Bowers, Pamela

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Title: Crosstalk : The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, July 1998; Volume 11, Issue 7 : Preventing Titanic Software Failures: Preventing Titanic Software Failures  
Author: Bowers, Pamela
Volume: Volume 11, Issue 7
Language: English
Subject: Government, Technology, Software Development
Collections: Periodicals: Journal and Magazine Collection, CrossTalk Journal Collection
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Publication Date:
1998
Publisher: Usaf Software Technology Support Center

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M. Johnson, Janice Strauss, Lorin J. May, Capers Jones, Quentin W. Fleming, Joel M. Koppelman, Watts S. Humphrey, Lieutenant Colonel Lionel D. Alford Jr, C. W. (1998). Crosstalk : The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, July 1998; Volume 11, Issue 7 : Preventing Titanic Software Failures. Retrieved from http://www.worldjournal.org/


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Description: Ten steps to better program management; people-oriented techniques to complement formal management procedures; a post-mortem analysis of ""deceased"" projects by experts in the field; why proper use of tool suites can make or break a project; this early-warning system can give management time to make course corrections before it is too late; steps to evaluate and coordinate your organization's year 2000 resolution efforts; workload, complexity, and cost difficulties can broadside weapons system development when least expected.

Summary
Summary: CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, is an approved U.S. Department of Defense journal. CrossTalk's mission is to encourage the engineering development of software in order to improve the reliability, sustainability, and responsiveness of our warfighting capability and to inform and educate readers on up-to-date policy decisions and new software engineering technologies.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Project Management: Rules a Program Manager Can Live By--Getting Back to the Basics; by Col. Wayne M. Johnson. Ten steps to better program management -- The Softer Side of Project Management; by Janice Strauss. People-oriented techniques to complement formal management procedures -- Major Causes of Software Project Failures; by Lorin J. May. A post-mortem analysis of ""deceased"" projects by experts in the field -- Project Management Tools and Software Failures and Successes; by Capers Jones. Why proper use of tool suites can make or break a project -- Earned Value Project Management: A Powerful Tool for Software Projects; by Quentin W. Fleming and Joel M. Koppelman. This early-warning system can give management time to make course corrections before it is too late -- Software Engineering Technology: Year 2000 Readiness Checklists; by Watts S. Humphrey. Steps to evaluate and coordinate your organization's year 2000 resolution efforts -- Open Forum: Software Surprise--The Three Invisible Problems of Weapons System Software Development; by Lt. Col. Lionel D. Alford Jr. Workload, complexity, and cost difficulties can broadside weapons system development when least expected.

 
 


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