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Software Shock:
The Danger of Opportunity

by Roger S. Pressman and S. Russell Herron

ISBN: 978-0-932633-20-0  
©1991  240 pages   softcover  
$19.95 (plus shipping)

Subject(s): Software Engineering, Software Industry, Software Maintenance

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Here's the Book to Explain the Power and Importance of
Software to Your Management Team—And Your Family

About the Book

Showing us how software affects virtually every area of our lives, from work to entertainment, this entertaining and educational book offers a tantalizing peek into the future:

  • How our privacy can be invaded by hackers
  • How our national security can be compromised by technoterrorists
  • How small errors jeopardize our vital systems, like our telephone networks
  • How teaching computers can revolutionize education
  • How software can increase your professional and personal productivity
  • How intelligent cars and software-based highways will make driving a hands-off experience

. . . and much more!


"well-written. . . . weaves a tapestry of examples that illustrate software's hidden and not-so-hidden roles in our everyday lives. . . . This is the kind of book that you should consider giving to your management team. . . . a good starting point for helping them come to grips with software's role in their own experiences."

 —Damian Rinaldi,
Software Magazine

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Data Structured Software Maintenance: The Warnier/Orr Approach, by David A. Higgins
The One Minute Methodology, by Ken Orr
Productivity Sand Traps & Tar Pits, by Mike Walsh
Why Does Software Cost So Much? (And Other Puzzles of the Information Age), by Tom DeMarco

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