Organizing for Effective Management
The final topic in this introductory course in software engineering will address the matter of organizing for effective work. The issue was first introduced in chapter 1, and revisited in chapters 2 and 3. This chapter revisits the matter once more, this time focusing on the organizational structure that must be in place in order to support and facilitate good software engineering.
Let us for the moment concentrate on non-software engineering organizations: Some of these organizations have Information Systems (IS) departments/divisions; others have Information Technology (IT) departments/divisions; ...