From the Back Cover
This book is the essential guide for any student undertaking a computing/IS project, and will give you everything you need to achieve outstanding results.
Undertaking a project is a key component of nearly all computing/information systems degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Projects in Computing and Information Systems covers the four key aspects of project work (planning, conducting, presenting and taking the project further) in chronological fashion, and provides the reader with the skills to excel in the following essential areas:
- Writing project proposals
- Surveying literature and writing literature reviews
- Project management
- Time management
- Managing risk
- Team working
- Working with your supervisor
- Software development
- Documenting software
- Report writing
- Effective presentations
- Viva voce examinations.
The author uses a number of real-life case studies to pass on the experiences of past student projects so the reader gets a genuine understanding of how to avoid pitfalls and ensure best practice in their own project.
New to this second edition:
- Updated sections on ethics and plagiarism
- Updated section on agile methods
- New section on poster presentations
- Extended sections on team work
- New section on software quality.
Christian Dawson is currently a senior lecturer at Loughborough University.
About the Author
Christian Dawson is currently a lecturer at Loughborough University.