We support the software engineering community by organizing and supporting events like conferences, workshops, and professional network meetings. In the following, you find an overview of past and upcoming events.

International Software Product Management Association (ISPMA)

The International Software Product Management Association (ISPMA) promotes the discipline of software product management and establishes it in both academia and industry. Gerald Heller of Software.Process.Management is one of ISPMA’s founding members. The association has developed and maintains the Software Product Management Body of Knowledge (SPMBOK), defines a growing curriculum for product management education, and supports various conferences, trainings, and association meetings.

HP Software User Group Vivit TQA

Vivit TQA is the Special Interest Group on „Testing, Quality, and Application Lifecycle Management“ (TQA) within Vivit, the independent users community of HP Software. Dr. Andreas Birk of Software.Process.Management has initiated the special interest group and is one of its co-leaders. Vivit TQA organizes a series of webinars, events at HP’s annual conferences, and various regional meetings. Software.Process.Managements organizes and supports Vivit TQA activities especially in Germany and Switzerland. For upcoming events check out Vivit’s community calendar.

Conference Series on Software Architecture

Dr. Andreas Birk has been technical advisor of the Software Architecture symposia of Technische Akademie Esslingen (TAE): TAE-Symposium „Software-Architektur“. Since 2011 these symposia gather practitioners from software development, systems development, and IT. The events provide an information source and discussion forum on topics like software architecture docmentation, architecture for embedded systems, and software product lines.

Working Groups of the German Computer Society (GI e.V.)

Software.Process.Management actively supports working groups of the German Computer Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik, GI e.V.), in particular the sections on Requirements Engineering (RE) and on Testing, Analysis and Verification of Software (TAV). Over the past years, staff of Software.Process.Management has participated in or led working groups and has contributed as presenters at GI’s network meetings.

LSO+RE 2006 Workshop

Andreas Birk of SWPM was co-chair of the LSO+RE 2006 workshop on „Learning Software Organizations and Requirements Engineering“ on March 27/28, 2006, in Hanover, Germany. Results from the workshop have also been published in a special issue of the J.UKM Journal of Universal Knowledge Management.