InnerWorkings Releases Accredited Online Learning Content for the PSP in Partnership with the SEI at Carnegie Mellon University
The PSP was established to improve software quality by providing individual developers with a set of disciplined practices for software development, and is a prerequisite for developers who join a TSP team. The InnerWorkings PSP Fundamentals course is the first instalment of a comprehensive program of online learning content supporting the PSP. The company intends to release an approved PSP Advanced course later this year.
PSP Fundamentals is comprised of highly-interactive, exercise-driven modules covering the basic planning, tracking, and quality principles of software development with PSP. Developed in close collaboration with the SEI, this modular and highly-interactive content places a strong emphasis on practical coding assignments. InnerWorkings PSP Fundamentals also blends the best elements of traditional teaching by supporting access to SEI-authorized PSP Instructors (called LiveGuides) who assess and grade trainee assignments, and answer students’ questions as they arise.
“The SEI is a household name in the world of software process engineering and we are delighted to partner with an organization of such international renown,” says InnerWorkings’ CEO
In a separate initiative, InnerWorkings plans to develop tailored platform tools to help facilitate TSP adoption within software organizations worldwide. Since early 2008, InnerWorkings has been working with a Fortune 500 systems integrator on a global implementation of TSP. InnerWorkings is also collaborating with Tecnologico de
“Achieving widespread TSP adoption provides an important means of substantially improving the quality of the software we produce in
About the SEI
The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a U.S. Department of Defense federally funded research and development center operated by
InnerWorkings helps software organizations gain clear insight into development team capabilities, and optimize skills and processes. The ability to improve development skills and processes enables increased developer utilization, and reduces the risks of offshoring, outsourcing, and recruiting. InnerWorkings has been a Gold-Certified Microsoft Partner and a Visual Studio Integration Partner since 2003. The company’s enterprise customer base includes Microsoft, Dell, HP, EDS, GE Healthcare, Intel, Wells Fargo, Nike, and Clear Channel. For more information, visit http://www.innerworkings.com.
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