Social cognitive career theory helps determine why minorities and women are still so underrepresented in the computing disciplines in colleges and universities.Antonio M. Lopez, Frederick G. Lopez, Robert W. Lent, Madonna G. Constantine Pages 46-50
A call for user engagement cannot be scheduled at a specific point in the software development process. Valuable user input comes in waves throughout the project and developers would do best to listen and learn.
Erica L. Wagner, Gabriele Piccoli Pages 51-55
The RosettaNet consortium aligns its diffusion strategies with its development processes while adapting them to the local conditions in the home countries of its member organizations.
Wai Fong Boh, Christina Soh, Steven Yeo Pages 57-62
Tensions grow---and often so do costs---when operating procedures change. This corporate study illustrates how friction between engineers and management can be eased by introducing complementary initiatives.Ilan Oshri, Sue Newell, Shan L. Pan Pages 63-67
"The perils of screwing up (with technology) are greater every year, making the stakes for effective communication even higher." --Stan Lepeak, VP of technology research services at MetaGroup.
Varun Grover, Raymond M. Henry, Jason B. Thatcher Pages 80-86