Global Software and IT: A Guide to Distributed Development, Projects, and Outsourcing
Copyright © 2012 the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Author(s): Christof Ebert
Published Online: 6 OCT 2011 02:34PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470636190
Online ISBN: 9781118135105
About this Book
About The Product
Based on the author's first-hand experience and expertise, this book offers a proven framework for global software engineering. Readers will learn best practices for managing a variety of software projects, coordinating the activities of several locations across the globe while accounting for cultural differences. Most importantly, readers will learn how to engineer a first-rate software product as efficiently as possible by fully leveraging global personnel and resources.
Global Software and IT takes a unique approach that works for projects of any size, examining such critical topics as:
- Executing a seamless project across multiple locations
- Mitigating the risks of off-shoring
- Developing and implementing processes for global development
- Establishing practical outsourcing guidelines
- Fostering effective collaboration and communication across continents and culture
This book provides a balanced framework for planning global development, covering topics such as managing people in distributed sites and managing a project across locations. It delivers a comprehensive business model that is beneficial to anyone looking for the most cost-effective, efficient way to engineer good software products.