About the Author
James McDonald, PhD, is an associate professor of software engineering at Monmouth University. He has an extensive industrial background in both software and electrical engineering. Dr. McDonald has worked for AT&T, Bell Laboratories, Bellcore, and Lucent Technologies, managing hardware and software development projects from 1980 to 1999. He has taught numerous courses and workshops in the areas of operations research, microeconomics, quality management, and software project management. Dr. McDonald is also a Senior Life Member of the IEEE, the IEEE Computer Society, the ACM, and ASEE.