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2012

Managing the Unmanageable: Rules, Tools, and Insights for Managing Software People and Teams Book Review

This book will become a classic to turn to over time. Every manager interacting with programmers should read this book. That includes CIOs, Software Architects, Enterprise Architects, and Lead Developers.

Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process Book Review

This book's title Essentials Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process, is a perfect description of what this book is. It covers every essential that you need to know about the scrum process, and the book is written to every role in the scrum process.

Mastering the Requirements Process: Getting Requirements Right Book Review

The Volere Requirement Process described in this book can be used with any process. Every process needs to gather requirements.

An Enterprise and Software Architect's Tools of the Trade

It is not easy keeping up the latest technologies, processes, architectural techniques, and enterprise architecture framework improvements. Now more than ever an architect needs a lot of assets to keep up.

How Google Tests Software Book Review

Over all I found this book very educational and very entertaining!!!

The Scrum Field Guide: Practical Advice for Your First Year Book Review

This is one cool book. If you are starting to use Scrum, read it. If you are using Scrum, read it. If you are just wondering what Scrum is all about, read it.

Software Engineering Best Practices: Lessons from Successful Projects in the Top Companies Book Review

This is one of those books that should be read by every person with a relationship to IT. Testers, CIOs, CFOs, developers, architects, project managers, and agilists will benefit from this book. I highly recommend reading it. You will come out the back end of it with a complete new perspective on Software Engineering.

Succeeding with Agile: Software Development Using Scrum Book Review

This book down to earth does not just regurgitate Scrum practices, it provides tons of advice and examples from past experience. The book is for all levels of individuals and teams involved with or thinking about getting involved with Scrum.

2011

Software Systems Architecture: Working With Stakeholders Using Viewpoints and Perspectives (2nd Edition) Book Review

This is the second edition of one of the best books written on software systems architecture. If you are in the software development industry, you should read this book. If you are a Software Architect, you must read this book.

Effective Project Management Traditional, Agile, Extreme Book Review

I bought this book to find out what the latest project management best practices are.

12 Essential Skills for Software Architects Book Review

Although the book is written in the context of Software Architecture, anyone could benefit from the advice in the book.

Enterprise Governance and Enterprise Engineering Book Review

This is the last book in the Enterprise Engineering Series I had to read. It covers a ton of topics and covers them in-depth.

Enterprise Architecture: Creating Value by Informed Governance Book Review

This is a well rounded introduction to Enterprise Architecture. It covers all the basics in depth and also provides a really nice example to show you the results of Enterprise Architecting.

Architecture Principles: The Cornerstones of Enterprise Architecture Book Review

This book is a must read for anyone involved with Enterprise Architecture in any way. Architecture Principles are a very very important topic and they deserve your attention

Developers should Learn Why not just Memorize What

To me having information is knowledge, knowing what to do with the knowledge is wisdom. I see a whole lot of knowledge these days, but very little wisdom.

CMMI for Development: Guidelines for Process Integration and Product Improvement Book Review

CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) models are the product of the industry’s best coming together to build a collection of best practices that help organizations to improve their processes.

SDLC 3.0: Beyond a Tacit Understanding of Agile Book Review

This book is a really nice overview of the current state of modern software development processes. There isn't a better collection of information on SDLC in one place that I have seen.

2010

Documenting Software Architectures: Views and Beyond (2nd Edition) Book Review

This book is the bible of documenting software architectures. It is a mandatory read for all software architects.

Professional Application Lifecycle Management with Visual Studio 2010 Book Review

This is a pretty sweet book. There are a ton of features in Visual Studio 2010 and Team Foundation Server 2010. This book does a great job of covering all of them that are related to Application Lifecycle Management.