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Gregory Shannon Testifies Before House Committee about Cybersecurity Best Practices

03/29/2012 - Gregory Shannon, Chief Scientist for the CERT Program at the SEI, testified before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.

SATURN 2012 Conference Registration Now Open

02/02/2012 - Registration is now open for the SATURN 2012 Conference, the SEI’s annual event dedicated exclusively to software, systems, and enterprise architecture.

New CrossTalk Issue Touts High-level CMMI Maturity

01/19/2012 - The January/February 2012 issue of CrossTalk, The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, titled "High Maturity - The Payoff" discusses the value and benefits realized by organizations that adopt high maturity CMMI Level 4 and 5 software processes.

Stal and Hunt to Keynote the SATURN 2012 Conference

12/15/2011 - Michael Stal and Andy Hunt, two leading thinkers in the fields of software architecture and software engineering, will deliver keynote presentations at the SATURN 2012 conference.

New Technical Reports Published: October 2011

11/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in October 2011.

New Technical Reports Published: September 2011

10/03/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in September 2011.

Greg Shannon Testifies Before House Committee

09/28/2011 - Greg Shannon, chief scientist for the SEI's CERT Program, testified on September 14 before the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.

CERT Publishes 2010 Research Report

09/23/2011 - The SEI’s CERT® Program has published the 2010 CERT Research Report. This annual report highlights the accomplishments of the CERT Program and the work it performs to successfully execute its research strategy.

New Technical Reports Published: August 2011

09/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in August 2011.

SEPG Latin America 2011 is Coming to Lima, Peru

08/11/2011 - SEPG Latin America 2011 will be held November 2-3, 2011 in Lima, Peru, on the premises of the National Society of Industries in the business heart of the city. Sponsored by the European Software Institute and supported by the Software Engineering Institute, 2011 marks the seventh annual gathering of systems and software process improvement community of Latin America.

New Technical Reports Published: July 2011

08/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in July 2011.

New Technical Reports Published: June 2011

07/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in June 2011.

NDIA Space Division Elects SEI Chief Engineer to Executive Council

06/22/2011 - NDIA Space Division Elects SEI Chief Engineer to Executive Council

Software Product Lines: Now Available in eLearning Format

06/22/2011 - The SEI makes available eLearning version of its popular Software Product Lines course.

Four New Books Published in SEI Software Engineering Series

05/09/2011 - The SEI announced that Addison-Wesley Professional has published four new books in the SEI Series in Software Engineering.

New Technical Reports Published: April 2011

05/02/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in April 2011.

New CMMI-Six Sigma Tool Available

04/15/2011 - New CMMI-Six Sigma Tool Available

New Technical Reports Published: March 2011

04/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in March 2011.

SCAMPI V1.3 Method Definition Document Released

03/18/2011 - Announcement of new version of the SCAMPI MDD V1.3

New Technical Reports Published: February 2011

03/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in February 2011

Independent Research and Development Proposals Approved for FY11

02/23/2011 - The SEI Director’s Office selected eight independent research and development proposals for fiscal year 2011. Learn more about them.

New Technical Reports Published: October 2010-January 2011

02/01/2011 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in October 2010-January 2011.

Architecture-Based Testing Project Invites Feedback

12/09/2010 - The SEI’s Architecture-Centric Engineering (ACE) Initiative recently launched a new research project called architecture-based testing, which means using a system’s architecture to inform and guide the system’s testing activities. The SEI is inviting community feedback on the project.

SEI Director Named Distinguished Member of the ACM

11/19/2010 - Linda Northrop, Director of the Research, Technology, and System Solutions Program at the SEI, was named a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Software Architect Is Best Job in the Country

10/12/2010 - CNN Money.com yesterday released its 2010 list of the 100 Best Jobs in America, and according to the magazine, software architect is the top job in the country.

New Technical Reports Published: August-September 2010

10/01/2010 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in August-September 2010

Clearing Up Cloud Computing

09/30/2010 - SEI white paper describes basics of cloud computing.

Now Available: Primer on SOA Terms

09/17/2010 - SEI white paper defines core service-oriented architecture (SOA) terms, describes three basic operations that support service-oriented systems, and discusses two common implementation technology patterns.

CERT Insider Threat Center Launches the Insider Threat Blog

09/09/2010 - The CERT Insider Threat Center is pleased to announce the launch of the new Insider Threat Blog

New Technical Reports Published: June-July 2010

08/09/2010 - Learn more about the technical reports and technical notes published by the Software Engineering Institute in June-July 2010

SEI Program Director Discusses Research and Technology for Software Engineering

07/09/2010 - Linda Northrop, director for the SEI Research, Technology, and System Solutions (RTSS) Program, provides an overview of the SEI’s work in the structure and behavior of systems in a short video now available on the SEI website.

Infosys Technologies Receives 2009 Software Process Achievement Award

06/03/2010 - The IEEE Computer Society recently announced that Infosys Technologies Ltd., headquartered in Bangalore, India, has received the 2009 Software Process Achievement Award.

New Technical Reports Published: May 2010

05/24/2010 - New technical reports and technical notes were published recently by the Software Engineering Institute. For the latest SEI technical reports and papers see http://www.sei.cmu.edu/library/reportspapers.cfm.

Why Is R&D in the Cyber and Software Engineering Environment Different? SSTC Keynote

05/03/2010 - The days of primarily hardware-centric, proprietary systems have rapidly transitioned to system of system (SOS) and ultra-large systems in netted environments. These SOS architectures now form the foundation for the cyber environment, within which we conduct all of our societal, economic, infrastructure, industry, defense and intelligence key functions, and work. The dynamics of this arena dictate different approaches for conducting game-changing R&D

CERT Research Annual Report 2009 Published

04/12/2010 - The CERT Program of the Software Engineering Institute recently published the CERT Research Annual Report 2009. The report describes how CERT research advanced the field of information and systems security during 2009.

Senior Member of the Technical Staff Becomes First Computing Professional to Serve on ABET Committee

04/08/2010 - CSAB Fellow Lawrence G. Jones was elected to serve as Board Representative to the ABET Board Executive Committee, becoming the first computing professional to serve in that capacity.

Shaw Receives Inaugural Nancy Mead Award

04/08/2010 - Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, has been named the recipient of the first Nancy Mead Award for Excellence in Software Engineering Education.

SEI Honors First 15-Year Partners

04/02/2010 - The SEI Partner Network honored the first organizations to celebrate 15 years of partnership with the SEI. Three SEI Partners—Institute for Software Process Improvement, Integrated System Diagnostics, and Process Focus Management—began collaborating with the SEI in 1994 as “transition partners.”

65 Recommendations for Testing in Service-Oriented Environments

04/02/2010 - SEI report discusses what to test for and how to test in service-oriented environments, such as SOAs. Report makes 65 recommendations to improve testing effectiveness.

White Paper on Developing Justified Confidence in Software's Impact on System Reliability

04/02/2010 - Present-day practice is inadequate for developing justified confidence in software’s impact on system reliability. The inadequacies are especially obvious when dealing with systems of systems.

Security Quality Requirements Engineering (SQUARE) Tool Is Now Available

02/22/2010 - Carnegie Mellon University staff within CERT, part of the Software Engineering Institute, and CyLab announced that a robust tool has been developed by a team of Carnegie Mellon Master of Software Engineering (MSE) students to support Security Quality Requirements Engineering (SQUARE).

SEI Executive Director Terry Roberts To Speak on AFCEA West Panel

01/22/2010 - Terry Roberts, executive director of the Acquisition Support Program/Interagency and Cyber at the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI), will serve as a panelist at the AFCEA West 2010 conference in San Diego to discuss Cyber Issues: What Should Be the Priorities?

CMMI NDIA 2009 Presentations

01/18/2010 - Presentations from the 9th annual NDIA CMMI Technology Conference and User Group are now available.

Process Improvement for All: What to Expect from CMMI Version 1.3

01/15/2010 - A new article about CMMI Version 1.3 appears in the January-February 2010 issue of CrossTalk, the Journal of Defense Software Engineering.

Quality Attributes and Agile Development: Interview with Len Bass

11/30/2009 - Len Bass talks with Matt Deacon in a segment of Talking Architects

The Watts New Collection: Columns by the SEI’s Watts Humphrey

11/24/2009 - From 1998 to 2008, Watts Humphrey took readers of news@sei and its predecessor SEI Interactive on a process-improvement journey, step by step, in his column Watts New. Enjoy vintage Watts New columns Watts New Collection.

Student Poster Program Open for SEPG North America 2010

11/03/2009 - Students are invited to submit poster presentations for consideration for SEPG North America 2010, to be held March 22-25 in Savannah, Georgia.

Help for Architects of Service-Oriented Systems

10/13/2009 - A new course from the Software Engineering Institute, Advanced Topics in Service-Oriented Architecture, provides guidance in four key areas: architecture and design, governance, security, and testing.

New Courses Prepare Organizations for Moving to SOA Environments

10/13/2009 - Two new one-day courses from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) give individuals and organizations greater preparation for SOA adoption; both will be offered for the first time in 2010.

Registration Is Open for SEPG North America 2010—Limited Number of Super Early Bird Registrations Available

10/07/2009 - Registration is open for SEPG North America 2010, the annual gathering spot for software, systems, and service process champions from around the world, to be held March 22-25, 2010 in Savannah, Georgia. Register at the super early bird rate and save $300 off the registration rate. Only 100 super early bird registrations are available.

New Analysis Support for Embedded, Real-Time System Predictability

10/06/2009 - OSATE 2.0 is a new release of a tool suite for the analysis of architectural models created using version 2 of the AADL standard.

Register Now for SEI Training: 2010 Course Schedule Available

09/30/2009 - Looking for training opportunities for next year? We’ve recently updated our training schedule to include course dates for 2010.

Software Architecture: Principles and Practices Course Available in eLearning

09/18/2009 - The SEI eLearning version of Software Architecture: Principles and Practices puts you in control of what to learn, as well as when and where to learn it—at about half the cost of the classroom course.

CERT Resiliency Management Model Being Released

07/17/2009 - CERT has begun releasing individual process areas of the CERT Resiliency Management Model, v1.0, a capability model for operational resiliency management.

Framework for Software Product Line Practice

06/01/2009 - The Framework for Software Product Line Practice is a web-based document that describes essential activities and practices that organizations must master in order to successfully adopt a product line approach.

SOA Training Now in Interactive Format

05/28/2009 - The SEI is pleased to announce that the Migrating Legacy Systems to SOA Environments is now available in its eLearning format.



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