Software Requirements, Third Edition – A major, long-needed update of a classic book – #software #business #bookreview

Software Requirements, Third Edition Karl Wiegers and Joy Beatty (Microsoft Press – paperback, Kindle) A lot changes in 10 years, particularly in the world of software development. The previous edition of this book appeared in 2003, and I never knew about it while I struggled over software requirements documents and user manuals as a technical … Continue reading Software Requirements, Third Edition – A major, long-needed update of a classic book – #software #business #bookreview

Lean Analytics and Lean UX – Two new guides to better business and user experiences – #bookreview

Okay, how are we leaning today? Leaning in? Leaning back? Leaning to the left or right? Leaning over? Or just leaning toward chucking all “hot new” postures that supposedly help us pose ourselves for career success? Here’s some good news. None of the above leanings are topics in two new books from O’Reilly’s popular “Lean” … Continue reading Lean Analytics and Lean UX – Two new guides to better business and user experiences – #bookreview

Shipping Greatness – How to build and launch outstanding software – #bookreview #projectmanagement

Shipping Greatness Chris Vander Mey (O’Reilly, paperback – Kindle) The subtitle of this excellent new book deserves its own paragraph, so here it is: “Practical lessons on building and launching outstanding software, learned on the job at Google and Amazon.” Back when I worked in software development, we never shipped “greatness,” nor anything that resembled … Continue reading Shipping Greatness – How to build and launch outstanding software – #bookreview #projectmanagement

SharePoint 2010 for Project Management, 2nd Edition – #bookreview

SharePoint 2010 for Project Management, 2nd Edition By Dux Raymond Sy (O’Reilly, paperback, list price $44.99; Kindle edition, list price $34.99) Project management now provides the top use of Microsoft SharePoint 2010, and this updated edition quickly jumps straight into using SharePoint to create and run a Project Management Information System (PMIS).  The book is written and … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 for Project Management, 2nd Edition – #bookreview