By Watts S. Humphrey
“Whether you're in a startup or Fortune 500 corporation; are a developer, improvement supervisor, or CEO; use agile, lean, waterfall, or different methodology–if software program and caliber are vital to you, you might want to learn and be aware of Watts’s reflections.”
–Bill Ihrie, Former SVP & CTO, Intuit
“You will get pleasure from this assortment for its right down to earth, obtainable prose, its pragmatism, optimism, and, especially, Watts’s demonstration that software program caliber development is very important and extremely achievable.”
–Aidan Waine, info suggestions common supervisor, Microsoft leisure & units Division
“Watts has built a true weapon for beating your festival: a competent, repeatable strategy to create software program that has very good caliber and reduces the time to bring it for your shopper and lowers the price of the total software program lifestyles cycle and improves worker morale. All on the comparable time!”
–Michael J. Cullen, vice chairman, caliber, Oracle Communications worldwide company Unit
A life of useful administration Insights from mythical software program caliber Guru Watts S. Humphrey
In 1986, Watts S. Humphrey made an outrageous dedication: a promise to remodel software program improvement. because the pioneering innovator in the back of SEI’s potential adulthood version (CMM), own software program procedure (PSP), and crew software program approach (TSP), Humphrey has greater than met that promise. yet his contributions transcend method: for many years, his deeply own writings on venture administration were trendy via software program engineers worldwide.
Reflections on Management brings jointly Humphrey’s most sensible and so much influential essays and articles sharing insights that might be quintessential for a person who needs to in attaining improved leads to software program or the other endeavor.
Collected right here for the 1st time, those works provide compelling insights into every little thing from making plans day by day paintings to bettering caliber, encouraging teamwork to turning into a very nice chief.
All of those writings percentage a strong imaginative and prescient, grounded through a existence in software program that has prolonged throughout approximately six many years. The imaginative and prescient is that this: To be successful, execs needs to successfully deal with way over plans, schedules, and code they have to deal with groups, bosses, and notably, themselves.