Nothing is impossible for the person who doesn't have to do it themselves.
The sooner you begin coding the later you finish.
Any project can be estimated accurately (once it's completed).
The most valuable and least used WORD in a project manager's vocabulary is "NO".
The most valuable and least used PHRASE in a project manager's vocabulary is "I don't know".
You can con a sucker into committing to an impossible deadline, but you cannot con him into meeting it.
At the heart of every large project is a small project trying to get out.
Software testing and quality assurance processes are critical to ensure the success of software projects.
This unit covers testing methodologies and theories including
Unit coordinator: Arran Stewart
Consultation: Tuesday 4–5pm in CSSE Rm G.08.
Students must attend the lecture each week, and the workshop from week 2. See the detailed schedule (link to the left). Lecture recordings are available (see link at left).
|Lecture||2pm–4pm||Tuesday||CS 1.24 (Seminar Room)|
|Workshop||4pm–5pm||Thursday||Math building, room 1.23|
The assessment for CITS5501 consists of a project, a lab assignment, research seminar and a final exam.
|Assessment||% of final mark||Assessment Dates|
|Test automation project||20%||due week 11|
|Lab assessments||15%||weeks 3–9|
|Research seminar||15%||during lectures in weeks 12 and 13|
|Final exam||50%||June exam period|
The project and assignment deliverables should be submitted using cssubmit, as well as submitting a hardcopy of the report to the CSSE office. As the semester proceeds, your ongoing marks will be updated regularly and stored in a database that you can check by using the csmarks program.