Becoming Globally Competitive In Software: The Fundamentals for Regular People

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This book will teach you, the software student, practitioner and/or manager, how to become competitive in the global resource pool in which we reside. In sometimes humorous, mostly direct conversation, this book discusses understanding the customer, serving the customer, and learning to discern what really matters along the way by exploring some difficult and often unpopular subjects: The professional software talent pool is truly global and we are only grains of sand on a world beach There is more value in seeing the forest than worshiping the tree Know when to solve a problem, when to simplify, and when to be quiet Delivering a technical solution is a social problem Overpay the right people for the right reasons Serve the customer and provide immediate value or someone else will

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As co-founder of Ajilus, an Iowa based software company, Matthew D. Edwards consults on software process, quality and delivery management issues with a focus on helping customers simplify. From trench grunt to manager, consultant and troubleshooter, he has worked in various capacities throughout the end to end software development and delivery lifecycles. Through his career he has worked for start-ups to Fortune 100 companies including Computer Sciences Corporation, Motorola and Nationwide. He currently holds certifications from the Quality Assurance Institute Worldwide in Software Testing (CSTE) and Quality Analysis (CSQA), (CMIIC) from the Institute of Configuration Management, and is a Certified Scrum Master (CSM).

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