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SEL’s Recommended Approach to Software Development

SEL's Recommended Approach to Software Development This classic handbook discusses the methods, practices, and process used by the Software Engineering Laboratory (SEL) on its projects. For each phase, the document presents guidelines for the development process and its management, and for the products produced and their reviews. [...]

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Test Plan

Test Plan Download this useful template to help you succeed in future projects. This template document assumes that review processes are covered in the project’s Quality Plan. Testing involves dynamic interaction with a work product. Review involves examination of a static artifact. If necessary, this Introduction can clarify the distinction and [...]

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Quality Plan Template

Quality Plan Template Download this useful template to help you succeed in future projects. This template outlines the major topics and considerations needed when creating a quality plan for a project. Quality plans include all static testing, dynamic testing, and quality control activities that will occur on a project. [...]

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Implementation Roadmap

Implementation Roadmap Download this useful template to help you succeed in future projects. A milestone plan defines the high-level path through the project and the major dependencies. It is used to facilitate communication, planning and control across team. Milestone plans are typically created for plan-driven projects. Release plans are the closest equivalent [...]

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A Journey to Organization-Wide-Scrum – Presentation

A Journey to Organization-Wide-Scrum Download these useful presentation slides. At Construx, we've seen how powerful Scrum can be across a wide variety of types of software and types of organizations. We've also seen the challenges companies face when expanding Scrum from a few teams to organization-wide. Construx CEO, Steve McConnell, presents [...]

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Software Development’s Low Hanging Fruit – Presentation

Software Development's Low Hanging Fruit Download these useful presentation slides. Everyone knows that better software development practices pay off in the long run, but what if you need improvements now? In this talk, award-winning author Steve McConnell describes strategies that produce improvements in schedule, quality, and development costs in the short [...]

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Seven Critical Insights for C-Level Executives – Presentation

Seven Critical Insights for C-Level Executives Download these useful presentation slides. Technical staff complain that "management doesn't understand software development." What are the critical bits of software development knowledge that top executives need to know to support successful software development? Is it even true that C-level executives don't understand these important [...]

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Secrets of World Class Software Organizations – Presentation

Secrets of World Class Software Organizations Download these useful presentation slides. Construx consultants work with literally hundreds of software organizations each year. Among these organizations a few stand out as being truly world class. They are exceptional in their ability to meet their software development goals and exceptional in the contribution [...]

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Keys to Successful Software Project Outsourcing – Presentation

Keys to Successful Software Project Outsourcing Download these useful presentation slides. Outsourcing is a popular trend that is producing decidedly mixed results. Outsourcing can save time and money as well as freeing up internal staff for strategic work--or it can be a disastrous mistake. In this talk, Steve McConnell explains how [...]

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