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Knowledge Driven Development

Knowledge Driven Development
Bridging Waterfall and Agile Methodologies


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  • Date Published: March 2018
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108475211

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About the Authors
  • This book presents a new methodology, known as Knowledge Driven Development, for managing project knowledge in an exhaustive and structured manner. The text highlights the importance of efficient project delivery methodology in the overall software development life cycle. Important topics such as requirement analysis, solution design, application design, and test design are discussed in depth. It establishes a connection between enterprise knowledge and project knowledge for continuous improvement and accelerated project delivery. Separate chapters on end-to-end project delivery, compliance and protocols and interface with existing methodologies makes it useful for the readers. Several case studies and examples are interspersed throughout the text for better understanding.

    • Introduces new methodology for faster IT project delivery
    • Proposes a bridge between waterfall and agile methodologies for enhanced software development
    • Includes plenty of case studies and examples for better understanding of concepts
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    Reviews & endorsements

    'This book introduces a new software development methodology - Knowledge Driven Development (KDD) based on digitisation of the project knowledge … Via 17 chapters of the book, the author has provided the full conceptual details of KDD and GKMF [Generic Knowledge Management Framework] to be assessed by interested readers in industry and academia. This book adds to the existing literature on software engineering and knowledge management.' IEEE India Council Newsletter

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    Product details

    • Date Published: March 2018
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108475211
    • length: 322 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 158 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.52kg
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Overview of the book
    1. Knowledge Driven Development
    2. Project delivery and supporting methodologies
    3. Project delivery pain areas and the way forward
    4. Project knowledge model – context and definition
    5. Project knowledge model – a differentiator
    6. Project knowledge model vs project documents
    7. Extending project knowledge model to cover end-to-end project delivery by KDD
    8. Extended KDD – pre-requirement and post delivery
    9. KDD compliance with standards of project delivery
    10. Enabling DevOps
    11. Addressing contemporary concerns of project delivery
    12. Helping existing methodologies
    13. Technology enablers – tools and automation
    14. Suits factory model – needs cultural change
    15. Global relevance of KDD – assisting skill development
    16. Lean KDD – elimination of requirement and test design
    17. Conclusion
    Appendix A
    Appendix B
    Appendix C
    Appendix D

  • Author

    Manoj Kumar Lal, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
    Manoj Kumar Lal completed his post-graduation in Aerospace engineering from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1997. He joined Tata Consultancy Services in 1997 and has spent twenty years in the organization. He has worked extensively in the field of IT project delivery with specialization in business analysis and quality assurance. His area of interest is software engineering and digitization of knowledge.

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