About the Book
The Book covers the centire gamut of Software Engineering
concepts in detail. The book includes the course contents of MTech, BTech, BCA,
MCA, B.Sc (Computers) of various Universities like University of Delhi, GGSIPU
Delhi, MD University Rohtak, UP Tech University Lucknow, Kurukshetra University
Kurukshetra, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Agra, Chennai University.
The book consists of 14 Chapters.
Chapter 1 gives brief Introduction to Software Project Management.
Chapter 2 describes Project Planning, Scope and Vision of a Project.
Chapter 3 gives brief overview of Software Development Lifecycle.
Chapter 4 discusses Function Point Analysis.
Chapter 5 describes Project Evaluation Review Techniques (PERT).
Chapter 6 discusses Activities, Planning and Scheduling Process Related to a Project.
Chapter 7 throws light on Risk Management Invovled in a project.
Chapter 8 and 9 explains Concepts of Resource Management and Project Scheduling.
Chapter 10 discusses the Project Monitoring Methods Purpose and Techniques.
Chapter 11 contains Contracts, Tenders, Bidding Concepts.
Chapter 12 Explains how to Manage People (HRM).
Chapter 13 Explains the Concepts of Software Quality Management.
Chapter 14 describes various types of Project Management Software Used.
The book consists of 5 case studies.
Case Study 1 is for: Valley Speak Project Server;
Case Study 2 is for Amdocs-Software Engineering Firm Improves Workflow, streamlines Project Management;
Case Study 3 is for Cronus Consultancy: Software Development;
Case Study 4 is for Interactive Palette, Inc.:Web Designing and Development;
Case Study 5 is for International Legal Counsels:Legal Service.
The book consists of 3 Appendices.
Appendix 1 discusses 10 best practices for successful project management.
Appendix 2 throws light on Agile Software Development concepts.
Appedix 3 describes Systems Engineering for Intelligent Transportation Systems. Question Bank is given at the end to help the students prepare for the exams. Software Project Management Acronyms and Glossary is mentioned in the end.