Register for January 28 Webcast: Stranger than Fiction--Case Studies in Software Engineering Judgment

Register* TODAY for the next free ACM Learning Webinar, "Stranger than Fiction: Case Studies in Software Engineering Judgment," presented on Wednesday, January 28, 2014 1pm ET (12pm CT/11 am MT/10 am PT/6 pm GMT) by Steve McConnell, CEO and Chief Software Engineer at Construx Software. The talk will be followed by a live question and…


Professor Mihaela Ulieru, President IMPACT Institute, Global ICT Innovation Researcher, Luminary and Authority

Professor Mihaela Ulieru is a seasoned expert in ICT-enabled innovation and President of the IMPACT Institute for the Digital Economy, aiming to capitalize on her achievements as the Canada Research Chair in Adaptive Information Infrastructures for the eSociety which she held for five years since July 2005. Along her over 25 year career, Professor Ulieru…


Joanne Molesky, Principal Consultant, ThoughtWorks

Joanne is the global practice lead for Continuous Delivery at ThoughtWorks, a company that is devoted to the art and science of delivering custom software. Joanne’s professional passion is for finding practical ways to implement processes in IT that provide enough control to give visibility and transparency into what is happening without bogging teams down…


David Alan Grier 2013 President IEEE-CS, Top International Technology and Policy Authority

David Alan Grier is the 2013 President of the IEEE Computer Society. He has served the society as its Vice President of Publications, Director of Magazines, and Editor in Chief of the IEEE Annals. He writes on the subject of technology and its social implications. His books include: "When Computers Were Human" (Princeton 2005), "Too…


Workshop on Enterprise-Aligned Software Engineering (EASE'12) at International Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering

Workshop submission deadline: 19 September 2012 Workshop date: 12 November 2012 Co-organizers: Leon J. Osterweil, Peri Tarr, Kevin Sullivan, Evelyn Duesterwald Enterprises achieve business goals through engineering, delivery and support of software. Business success depends on aligning software processes and their products with business goals. However, achieving this alignment is challenging, as evidenced by decades…


Views-Dr. Will Tracz, Lockheed Martin Fellow Emeritus, Top Global Technology Authority

Dr. Will Tracz is a Lockheed Martin Fellow Emeritus (retired). Since 2007 he was a principal software engineer/application architect for the Global Combat Support System – AF (GCSS-AF) where he was responsible for evaluating new technology and investigating its application. He also has served as Tech Volume Lead on several Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), infrastructure…


Top Tips, Trends in Microsoft Software Development, Social Media, Associations

Interview: Terry Coatta: Internationally Acclaimed Technology Executive and Platform Software Architect and Developer Terry is currently the President of AssociCom, a Vancouver-based start-up that builds online communities for professional and trade associations. Prior to AssociCom, he worked in a number of Vancouver-based companies as a technology leader. His expertise in software architecture and software development…


The Cloud in Your Hands – Marriage of Cloud Computing with Smart Devices – ACM Free Webinar

Register NOW for ACM’s first-ever, free learning webinar, presented on January 26, 2012 at 2 PM EST! Space is limited. Innovations in wireless networking technology are driving our increasingly connected world, with mobile devices gaining acceptance for both professional and private use. In the future, a vast majority of devices will rely on cloud services…


The Agile Method - It’s Not Just for Software Development

Jonathan and I had the distinct pleasure last week of sitting down with Sam Guckenheimer for a chat and while the focus of our talk was applying the Agile methodology to delivering great software, it got me thinking about using the Agile method in other areas of life and work. In fact, the night before…

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Frans Kaashoek: ACM-Infosys Foundation Award $150K Recipient, Internationally Renowned MIT Professor and Researcher, Innovating Entrepreneur Company Founder and Executive

This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with top-echelon and renowned professionals. In this blog, I interview Frans Kaashoek: ACM-Infosys Foundation Award $150K Recipient, Internationally Renowned MIT Professor and Researcher, Innovating Entrepreneur Company Founder and Executive. Enjoy! Stephen Ibaraki A professor of Computer Science and Engineering in MIT’s Department of Electrical…