Software Experts Summit 2012 – London, UK

Please consider participating in the Software Experts Summit 2012: Mastering Uncertainty in the Software Industry: Risks, Rewards, and Reality

organized by the IEEE Software magazine
June 26, 2012 at the British Computer Society in London

Deadline for early registration: register before May 15, 2012
http://www.computer.org/ses12

The level of uncertainty and complexity, as well as the rate of change, are growing in all aspects of business and the world around us. These forces are compelling the software community to quickly adapt its development approaches to enable success.

The Software Experts Summit 2012 will address many aspects of this theme. Speakers include:

  • Michael Feathers (Groupon) on Technical Debt, Process and Culture – the Hidden Linkages
  • Mike Andrews (Microsoft, Principal Security Strategist for Bing) on Systems, Tools, and Processes that Allow Bing to Scale
  • Christof Ebert (Vector Consulting Services) on Practical Decision-Making in Software Engineering and Its Business Relevance
  • Hakan Erdogmus (Kalemun Research) and John Favaro (Intecs SpA) on the Economic Perspective of Agile Software Development
  • Diomidis Spinellis (Athens University of Economics and Business, prior Secretary General for Information Systems at the Greek Ministry of Finance on Theory meets reality: Managing IT Systems at the Greek Ministry of Finance
  • Les Hatton (Oakwood Computing Association) on Software Defects, as well as
  • A Panel on the Impact of Software moderated by Michiel van Genuchten and Les Hatton with panelists from Microsoft, Shell International, and TomTom

The event is inexpensively priced (early registration is 100 GBP, normal registration is 120 GBP). Register BEFORE May 15, 2012 to get the early registration price.

If you are interested in trying out the digital edition of “IEEE Software” please visit the IEEE Software site at Qmags. You can download a free sample digital copy of the Jan/Feb 2011 issue.