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As a 30+ year veteran in the growth of PM, I gained insight into things I have been doing for years. Here, process takes a backseat to context, and Johanna provides the professional with one of the ﬁnest compendiums of observations, advice, and counsel on managing projects I have come across. Mike Dwyer Sr. Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Healthways Johanna packs a wealth of practical advice into this book. Even the most experienced project managers will ﬁnd numerous nuggets and gems that they can immediately apply to their project work.
Curiosity is in his title.John Grotzinger, NASA’s Curiosity project manager,
has a pretty cool job. He gets to direct the research efforts of NASA's Curiosity
rover. He and his team have already demonstrated evidence of liquid water
on ancient Mars, and they are now in hot pursuit of measurable methane[U1]
on the planet. Even if Grotzinger’s team find methane—and convincingly
confirm that finding—it still won’t be unequivocal evidence of microbial life.
But it will be tantalizing enough that their next step will be to focus on tracking
down the source.
Functional Programming in C# leads you along a path that begins with the historic value of functional ideas. Inside, C# MVP and functional programming expert Oliver Sturm explains the details of relevant language features in C# and describes theory and practice of using functional techniques in C#, including currying, partial application, composition, memoization, and monads.