Optimize Your Software Investment Through Better Management
Software Management (SM) is the first software conference of its
kind where project and team leaders, software development managers, and quality assurance professionals
can learn about the latest and best practices in the peopleware side of development.
This years program features some of the most recognized leaders and authors in software management today.
There are also specialized topical tracks delivered by selected industry professionals and practitioners.
Each presentation delivers ideas and techniques that all practicing software professionals need in order to
optimize their software development investment by teaching delegates ways to effectively manage their software development projects.
And with a program that focuses on critical management topics, your attendance gives you practical tools and
techniques to apply in your daily work activities.
SM 2003 topics include:
- People and Team Management
- Agile Software Development
- Project Management Best Practices
- Requirements Management
- Risk Management for Software Projects
- Benchmarking Practices
- Use Cases for Maximizing Project Success
- Process Improvement Techniques
Who Should Attend SM 2003
- Software managers at every phase of the software development process who want to bolster their people and process skills
- Practitioners who are looking to move into the management ranks
- Seasoned managers who need solutions to changing work force issues
- Metrics specialists and process engineers who want to understand management needs
|MESSAGE FROM THE CONFERENCE CHAIR|
Id like to personally invite you to the 2003 Software
Management and Applications of Software Measurement Conferences (SM/ASM 2003).
We are particularly proud of the line-up of experts and practitioners that have been
assembled for this years event, and Im certain youll find it to be a first-rate
As program chair, I was very fortunate to work with
two of our industrys best in putting together this conference: Beth Layman of TeraQuest
and Esther Derby of Esther Derby Associates. My thanks to both of my teammates for the
critical role they played in this winning conference agenda.
Conference Chair SM/ASM 2003
is an experienced software manager, consultant, and lecturer. He's helped
hundreds of companies improve the quality of their software in countries throughout Europe, Asia, Australia,
and the Americas and has been a featured speaker at software conferences every year since 1983.
Rick is a technical editor for StickyMinds.com and the co-author of Systematic Software Testing.
Rick is currently a Colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserve.
Co-Located with the
Applications of Software Measurement Conference (ASM 2003)
The side-by-side delivery of these two powerful conferences SM 2003 and
ASM 2003 covers the breadth of software management along with vital measurement activities to assess and improve results. Both conferences feature real-world coverage of the management and measurement experiences of leading software organizations. And your registration allows you to attend sessions from both conferences — resulting in even more valuable information!
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There were excellent speakers with real-life experiences which they willingly shared. Also, I enjoyed the dual purpose of the conference.
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