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Introduction

Welcome to Software Project Management For Dummies; we hope you enjoy the ride as we take you through scenic highways dotted with the hues and shades of software project management concepts, project team development, and various descriptions of fascinating new terminology.

We're two experienced software project managers, and we wrote this book because we want you to benefit from the lessons we've learned through years of experience. You don't have to suffer to be a success. You just have to follow our example.

About This Book

The purpose of this book is to assist you in understanding and using software project management concepts. We want to pique your curiosity about some of the project management topics and processes and provide you with some tips on communicating project information to team members, executives, clients, and other important stakeholders. With the help of this book, you can develop high‐performing project teams who complete projects on time and under budget. Not only that, with the help of Software Project Management For Dummies, we hope that you'll cultivate high‐performing teams who respect your authority and believe in your abilities, even though you sometimes make them work overtime.

This book isn't intended to be a complete reference for discovering everything there is to know about software project management. It's also not intended to be your sole source of information if you're preparing for your PMP certification (for that you might want to check ...

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