Business Case for Better Software Practices

The average software company spends 2-3 times as much on each software project as best-in-class companies spend to deliver similar capabilities. The average organizations wastes 25% or more of its software budget on projects that are ultimately cancelled.

Technical staff members are all-too-aware of the need for improved practices. But how do you make the case to upper management? In this talk, best-selling author and industry leader, Steve McConnell, explains the dollars and cents of software process improvement and maps out the need for improved practices in a way that is meaningful to business executives.

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