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Books on How to produce software?

I'm looking for some books that cover a range of topics focusing on running a software devision and producing a product.  I've recently found myself in a position that makes me director of a "mini" software devision at my company.  I'll be responsible for architecture, process, management, coding, documentation, and pretty much everything that goes along with a directorial type position.    The  toics I mentioned above are all things I am familiar with and have done before, except now  I'm looking for a book that talks about the RIGHT way to do them.  Any recomendations would be appreciated.

Vincent Marquez
Monday, January 27, 2003


Successful Software Development by Donaldson/Seigel is pretty good for the whole process:  The Economic Case,  how much do you charge, etc.

"Rapid Development" by McConnell is pretty good for tips & techniques on managing projects.

www.joelonsoftware.com (left click on "Complete archive") is pretty cool in general.

"The Deadline" by DeMarco and "Critical Chain" are good novelizations of complex ideas.

I suppose that's enough for now ...

Matt H.
Monday, January 27, 2003

The Pragmatic Programmer
Human Factor
The Man-Month Myth

Eddy Young
Monday, January 27, 2003

"Journey of the Software Professional" - Luke Hohmann

No BS
Monday, January 27, 2003

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