The American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine

KYIV, Ukraine. April 23, 2007

Dear Chamber IT Committee Members,

The Chamber hosted another in a series of Seminars Competitiveness of the Ukrainian Economy: Management Systems"Continuing the tradition of providing the Membership with access to cutting-edge technologies and international best practices, the Chamber invited all interested Members to attend the seminar "STATE-OF-THE-ART SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS - NEW ERA IN MANUFACTURING", which was kindly conducted by the Chamber Member Information Software Systems Ltd.

The Seminar lecturers Ms. Ludmila Matveeva, PhD, ISS SQE Leader, and Mr. Stepan Potiyenko, Senior Developer, presented the main principles and benefits of software development based on a defined process, while drawing particular attention to the overview of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integrated) approach and comparison to other modern software development practices, such as Agile. Special focus was given to the correlation between a well-defined process and product quality, accuracy of estimates, control, and development planning.

The speakers characterized a well-managed software development process as a strategic core competency in Ukrainian organizations, enabling high-class software development. They presented the overall picture of Software process quality models and standards, process improvement cycle, advantages and disadvantages of process model, the benefits of process deployment etc.

Moreover, Seminar participants could learn what are the basic steps to improve process capability, and what are the ways to obtain practical advantages of the process, such as tracking and quantitative measurement ability; decreasing human factor; results repetition; maintaining quality of products and continuous process improvements ability.

To view the Presentation please click here.

Also, please be informed that another Seminar on "Modern Software Development Practices: Process and Technologies", will be hosted by ISS company on May 18th, 2007. The target audience of the event is senior and mid-level management of Software Companies. To receive additional information, please, contact Tatyana Rozdoba by tel. (+38044) 200 84 20.