Jan/Feb 2015

Software Education Today

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Table of Contents
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From the Publisher
by Justin T. Hill
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Missed Expectations: Where CS Students Fall Short in the Software Industry
by Alex Radermacher, Gursimran Walia, and Dean Knudson
Graduating computer science students do not always possess the necessary knowledge to succeed in their careers after graduation.
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Challenges in Academia in Producing Prepared IT Workforce
by Nary Subramanian
Producing well-educated students who are workforce-ready for cutting-edge technology companies within four years of college study is proving to be an increasingly tougher goal for academia.
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Seeking Balance in Cyber Education
by Commander Michael Bilzor
Few questions are more critical to the future of DoD and the nation than how can we most effectively prepare future cyber warriors for their missions.
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Training the DoD Software Acquisition Professional
by Robert P. Skertic
DAU is working with the IT Functional Leader to identify ways to train all of DoD as needed to ensure we deliver software acquisition management training that improves the IT acquisition outcomes for our warfighters.
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A Thinking Framework to Power Software Development Team Performance
by Paul E. McMahon
Essence is a new OMG software standard developed specifically for software development practitioners and teams.
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Training Software Project Managers
by Lawrence Peters
By their very nature, architectural and design flaws are difficult to find via static analysis.
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Increase Team Cohesion by Playing Cooperative Video Games
by Gregory S. Anderson and Spencer Hilton
Team building activities such as collaborative video gameplay requires a collective effort by players to achieve a common goal.
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Open Forum: Risk Management for Dummies
by Tom DeMarco
Want to avoid being late? Be early.
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by David A. Cook,
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