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Technical Books

Software Requirements Software Requirements, 3rd Ed. is among the most popular books in the area of defining and managing requirements for a software or systems project. Every business analyst should have a copy. Heck, every *person* should have a copy!

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More About Software Requirements More About Software Requirements provides guidance for many thorny issues that cause headaches for business analysts working on requirements for software projects.

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Practical Project Initiation Practical Project Initiation provides a wealth of practical guidance for launching any project on a solid foundation. Numerous templates and other work aids are included.

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Peer Reviews in Software Peer Reviews in Software is a practical handbook for performing quality reviews on any software work product. This is the most effective known software quality technique.

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Creating a Software Engineering Culture Creating a Software Engineering Culture describes 13 principles that can guide the work a software group performs, the team's attitude toward quality, and the technical practices they use.

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Nontechnical Books

Going It Alone Going It Alone offers many pragmatic tips from my 20+ years of consulting, training, and writing experience. If you have questions about setting prices, negotiating agreements, dealing with difficult clients, writing for publication, or generating revenue while you sleep, Going It Alone has answers.

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The Reconstruction In the mystery novel The Reconstruction, a forensic sculptor is shocked to discover she has a close personal connection to her latest facial reconstruction. She is then driven to identify the victim, confirm their relationship, and deliver justice for her death.

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Pearls from Sand Pearls from Sand: How Small Encounters Lead to Powerful Lessons is a memoir of life lessons I learned from otherwise ordinary conversations and experiences. They've helped me, and they can help you too.

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