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Lean software development: IPSS-Europe International Conference and Tutorials

The IPSS-Europe Conference on "Lean software development" will take place in Stuttgart on 22-23 October 1992. It is preceeded by a day of tutorials on 21 October.

Information Processing Systems and Software (IPSS), a part of the ESPRIT III programme, aims to provide the indus...

21 October 1992 - 21 October 1992
Germany

The IPSS-Europe Conference on "Lean software development" will take place in Stuttgart on 22-23 October 1992. It is preceeded by a day of tutorials on 21 October.

Information Processing Systems and Software (IPSS), a part of the ESPRIT III programme, aims to provide the industrial technology required for development of the IT products likely to emerge onto the market in the 1990s. Projects focus on a global system approach, bringing together software developers, computer architects and knowledge engineering experts.

European enterprises are critically dependent on the quality and relevance of the IT systems they develop. High quality and profitability can be achieved by applying the concepts of lean software development. The Conference addresses the specific needs of industrial organizations for practical and efficient strategies, methods and actions to cope with new demmands of the software-dependent markets of the 90s. Subjects include:

- BOOTSTRAP: The European kickoff to higher process maturity in software development.
- BOOTSTRAP: Reported benefits to industry.
- Optimizing the software business.
- Lean concepts in software engineering.
- Lean software development (Plenary Session).
- Software process improvements.
- Lean enterprise management and lean software production.
- Results driven quality planning.
- Total Quality Management (TQM) in Hughes Aircraft.
- Hewlett Packard's process improvement and measurement.
- Continuous improvement of the software process (Plenary Session).

- Tutorials on 21 October, by leading experts in the field, will cover software reuse and process modelling.

The conference is targeted at industrial leaders, strategic quality professionals and technical software professionals responsible for software development.
Further information can be obtained from:
Steinbeis-Zentrum
Europaischer Technologietransfer
Attn. Mrs. Petra Schmitz
Tel. +49-711-2290933; Fax +49-711-2290980