[Events] FW: Lero Invited Speaker - Rory O'Connor Lifecycle standards for very small companies:Everything you wanted to know about ISO Software & Systems Engineering Standards, but were afraid to ask .Wednesday 7th January / 11-12 / LRG032

Katherine.Martin Katherine.Martin at lero.ie
Tue Dec 22 11:58:02 GMT 2009


Apologies, that date should be Thursday 7th January.

 

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Katherine

 

Katherine Martin

Administrator

Lero - The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre

University of Limerick, Ireland

Tel: +353 61 213028

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Subject: FW: Lero Invited Speaker - Rory O'Connor Lifecycle standards
for very small companies:Everything you wanted to know about ISO
Software & Systems Engineering Standards, but were afraid to ask
.Wednesday 7th January / 11-12 / LRG032

 

 

 

 

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Lifecycle standards for very small companies:

Everything you wanted to know about ISO Software & Systems Engineering
Standards, but were afraid to ask

 

 

Invited speaker:

Rory O'Connor

 

 

Thursday 7th January / 11-12 / LRG032

 

 

ABSTRACT 

Very Small Enterprises (VSEs) - those with 25 or fewer employees - have
a pressing need to develop their products efficiently, effectively, and
with high quality. Quality orientated process approaches and standards
are maturing and gaining acceptance in many companies. There are many
potential benefits of using standards. From the VSE perspective, the
benefits that certification can provide include: increased
competitiveness, greater customer confidence and satisfaction, greater
software product quality, increased sponsorship for process improvement,
decreased development risk, facilitation of marketing, and higher
potential to export. 

 

However, at a time when software quality is becoming key to competitive
advantage, the use of ISO/IEC systems and software engineering standards
remains limited to a few of the most popular ones. Our research shows
that VSEs can find it difficult to relate ISO/IEC standards to their
business needs and to justify the application of the standards to their
business practices.

 

To help VSEs meet their needs in the global economy, ISO/IEC 29110
Software Engineering Lifecycle Profiles for Very Small Entities, will
emerge soon onto the software engineering standards landscape to help
these very small organizations to understand and use an appropriate set
of the concepts, processes and practices proposed in the international
software engineering standards. Lero, has been a key player in the
development of this new international standard.

 

This talk will put ISO standards in context, explain the evolution of
ISO 29110 and elucidate the Lero involvement in international efforts to
pilot this standard prior to its formal launch.

 

BIO

Dr. Rory O'Connor is a Senior Lecturer in Software Engineering at Dublin
City University and has been a researcher with Lero, the Irish Software
Engineering Research Centre since its inception. He is also the Irish
head of delegation to ISO/IEC JCT1/SC7. He received his Ph.D. in
Computer Science from City University (London). His research interests
are centred on the processes whereby software intensive systems are
designed, implemented and managed. 

 

 

This talk can be viewed at http://connect.lero.ie/roryoconnor/

 

 

 

If you would like to attend please RSVP before January 6th  to  
katherine.martin at lero.ie 

 

 

 

 

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