Project Management with the IBM Rational Unified Process

Project Management with the IBM Rational Unified Process

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Am Master wina€“win techniques for managing outsourced and offshore projects, from procurement and risk mitigation to maintenance Am Use RUP to implement best-practice project management throughout the software development lifecycle Am Overcome key management challenges, from changing requirements to managing user expectations The Hands-On, Start-to-Finish Guide to Managing Software Projects with the IBMAr Rational Unified ProcessAr This is the definitive guide to managing software development projects with the IBM Rational Unified Process (RUPAr). Drawing on his extensive experience managing projects with the RUP, R. Dennis Gibbs covers the entire development lifecycle, from planning and requirements to post-mortems and system maintenance. Gibbs offers especially valuable insights into using the RUP to manage outsourced projects and any project relying on distributed development teamsa€”outsourced, insourced, or both. This a€œfrom the trenchesa€ guidebook is invaluable for anyone interested in best practices for managing software development: project managers, team leaders, procurement and contracting specialists, quality assurance and software process professionals, consultants, and developers. If youa€™re already using the RUP, Gibbs will help you more effectively use it. Whatever your role or the RUP experience, youa€™ll learn ways to Am Simplify and streamline the management of any large-scale or outsourced project Am Overcome the challenges of using the RUP in software project management Am Optimize software procurement and supplier relationships, from Request for Proposals (RFPs) and contracts to delivery Am Staff high-performance project teams and project management offices Am Establish productive, consistent development environments Am Run effective project kickoffs Am Systematically identify and mitigate project risks Am Manage the technical and business challenges of changing requirements Am Organize iterations and testing in incremental development processes Am Transition new systems into service: from managing expectations to migrating data Am Plan system maintenance and implement effective change control Am Learn all you can from project post-mortemsa€”and put those lessons into practiceThe Unified Modeling Language Reference Manual, Second Edition. Boston ... Project. Management. Booch, Grady, 1996. Object Solutions: Managing the Object-Oriented Project. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. ... Kerzner, Harold, PhD, 2003.

Title:Project Management with the IBM Rational Unified Process
Author:R. Dennis Gibbs
Publisher:Prentice Hall Professional - 2006-07-27


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