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2011-03-02 12:06:00

PITTSBURGH, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) announced today the keynote speakers for the upcoming SEI Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) 2011 Conference to be held May 16-20, 2011, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott in Burlingame, California. Delivering keynote addresses at the SATURN 2011 Conference are three recognized leaders in the field of software engineering and software architecture: Jan Bosch, vice president of...

2010-11-22 16:09:19

New study links high prevalence of insomnia and poor quality of life in software engineers Insomnia is bad news for software engineers' quality of life and deserves greater recognition and attention, according to new research by Sara Sarrafi Zadeh and Khyrunnisa Begum from the University of Mysore in India. Their work shows that poor sleep has a bearing on quality of life - affecting physical and mental health in particular - in this group with high levels of job-related stress. Their paper...

2010-10-28 14:14:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Watts Humphrey, founder of the Software Process Program at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and recipient of the National Medal of Technology, died Thursday at his home in Sarasota, Florida. He was 83. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101028/NE90990 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101028/NE90990 ) "Watts Humphrey was one of the icons of software engineering--one of a handful of engineers like Barry...

2010-10-14 12:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) recently named Anita Carleton director of its Software Engineering Process Management (SEPM) Program. As director of the SEPM Program, Carleton will oversee the SEI's software process and measurement initiatives, which include the internationally recognized Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) framework, which helps organizations increase the maturity of their processes to...

2010-07-26 11:55:28

Because of the electronic complexity of modern passenger vehicles, investigations into sudden, unintended acceleration should draw upon the expertise of a broad array of electrical, electronics and software engineers and computer professionals. A February 2009 IEEE Spectrum article, "This Car Runs on Code," said that a modern premium-class automobile "probably contains close to 100 million lines of software code," and "all that software executes on 70 to 100 microprocessor-based electronic...

2010-04-18 23:01:00

EssWork 3.0 Drives Adoption of Large Scale Agile Software Development OTTAWA, April 19 /PRNewswire/ - Ivar Jacobson International today is releasing a new version of EssWork which provides a "smart" framework for developing, browsing and executing software development practices. New features in EssWork 3.0 enhance and simplify an organization's ability to roll-out large-scale agile software development by giving software teams process guidelines that efficiently ensure software project...

2009-10-29 13:34:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclaimed author and leader of the Agile movement Jim Highsmith has been announced as a keynote speaker for the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network Conference (SATURN 2010), May 17-21, 2010, in Minneapolis, Minn. Building on the conference's theme of Architecting for Change, Highsmith's keynote will be titled Architects: Anchors or Accelerators for Organizational Agility. The keynote will focus on how...


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2012-04-29 20:53:48

IEEE Software is a bimonthly-published broad-based practitioner-oriented magazine of the IEEE Computer Society. Established in 1983, it targets software professionals, including business analysts, requirements engineers, designers, architects, developers, process improvement experts, testers, quality engineers, and project managers. It features peer-reviewed articles, special focus sections, regular columns, technology news, experience reports, and opinion pieces. Topics covered in IEEE...

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