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Select Lectures – Overview

Select Lectures - Overview

The Overview module set sets the context of the Select Lectures in Software Engineering. This module set comprises three video modules. Each module is shipped on a single DVD for viewing on a computer only

The Evolution of Software

The computer is an amazing invention – on a daily basis, it seems, new applications arise, changing the way we live, work and play. Computers are used almost everywhere we go, and have moved from providing occasional assistance almost to the point of being essential for day-to-day life.

In this module we will explore the early days of computing, and examine how the decisions made 5 or 6 decades ago have shaped the world in which we live, and the industry in which we work.

Duration: 2 hours
Price: $99
Order Code: SBS-VBT-01

Duration: 3 hours
Price: $149
Order Code: SBS-VBT-34

The Future of Software Engineering

Software intensive systems (SIS) have become the foundation of virtually every modern technology.
Software content in virtually every product and service will continue to grow—in some cases dramatically.
Software must be demonstrably safe, secure, and reliable.
Requirements will emerge as systems evolve. This may be one of the most important characteristics of future systems. It’s something that will challenge software engineers for decades to come.
Interoperability and “networkability” will become dominant as “mash-ups” become the norm
A “smart world” demands better, more reliable software.

Presenters' Commentary

Presenters Dr. Roger Pressman and Phil Webb discuss issues around Process, Project Management, Component Based Design and Reuse, and Object Orientation.

Duration: 55 minutes
Price: $49
Order Code: SBS-VBT-35

Select Lectures - DVD Technical Requirements

The Select Lectures on Software Engineering have been designed for viewing on a computer with sound support. Computer requirements are:
  • DVD drive
  • Web Browser: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome Adobe Flash plugin may be required on some browsers.
Other formats can be made available. Please contact us with your requriements.