Annotated Bibliography and References

Most of the research for this book was done using web sources rather than books. Therefore, it seems best to include an annotated bibliography rather than a standard set of references. There were also a number of published books used, but websites outnumbered actual books by more than 100 to one. For example, I visited websites for about 200 corporations and about 25 nonprofit organizations and professional associations.

Many of the books cited in this bibliography are “classics” that have influenced several decades of software engineering process. For example, Fred Brooks’s The Mythical Man-Month and Jerry Weinberg’s Psychology of Computer Programming remain popular today, even though they were first published ...

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