Software Economics

With Steve Tockey


This course teaches you the essential concepts and techniques that will help you make technical decisions that positively impact the all-important bottom line.

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Overview

Companies are in business to maximize the return on their investment. Unfortunately, most software professionals lack the skills to evaluate the business impacts of the technical choices they make – which can lead to waste in time, money, and personnel. Grounded in engineering economics and business decision making, this course teaches you the essential concepts and techniques that will help you make technical decisions that positively impact the all-important bottom line.

This online course is taught by Steve Tockey and is based on his book, Return on Software.

Benefits

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Evaluate decisions based on profit
  • Apply the time value of money
  • Compare cash-flow streams
  • Develop mutually exclusive alternatives

Who Is This Course For?

This class is intended for practicing software professionals who are (or will be) involved in making significant technical and managerial decisions. This may include project managers, product managers, software architects, technical leads, designers, developers, QA managers, QA leads, and testers.

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Resources: Workbook, Labs, Tables, Calculator
Duration: 6h 25m

Steve Tockey

Your instructor
Steve Tockey
Construx Principal Consultant

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