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The Successful Software Manager

By : Herman Fung
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The Successful Software Manager

By: Herman Fung

Overview of this book

The Successful Software Manager is a comprehensive and practical guide to managing software developers, software customers, and the process of deciding what software needs to be built. It explains in detail how to develop a management mindset, lead a high-performing developer team, and meet all the expectations of a good manager. The book will help you whether you’ve chosen to pursue a career in management or have been asked to "act up" as a manager. Whether you’re a Development Manager, Product Manager, Team Leader, Solution Architect, or IT Director, this is your indispensable guide to all aspects of running your team and working within an organization and dealing with colleagues, customers, potential customers, and technologists, to ensure you build the product your organization needs. This book is the must-have authoritative guide to managing projects, managing people, and preparing yourself to be an effective manager. The intuitive real-life examples will act as a desk companion for any day-to-day challenge, and beyond that, Herman will show you how to prepare for the next stages and how to achieve career success.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Title Page

Information overload

This makes finding the information you need for your software project, which is often something specific, very difficult indeed as you're just looking for a needle in a haystack!

What's more, the advent of fake news is a worrying trend and global issue. Misinformation is unhelpful and potentially dangerous as it helps to perpetuate false notions and skews facts with fiction. As such, it undermines those who are legitimately trying to share genuine information.

When you ask someone on the street for directions, they can cause you a lot of problems by sending you in the completely wrong direction – intentionally or not!

Very few developers would say that investigating a technical issue by examining logs is easy or fun. But, the number of logs you now have to examine is a lot more than a few years ago. Having multiple logs, sometimes for a similar...