Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University


What Is Team Software Process (TSP)?

Team Software Process (TSP) guides engineering teams that are developing software-intensive products. Using TSP helps organizations establish a mature and disciplined engineering practice that produces secure, reliable software in less time and at lower costs.

TSP News 

TSP Community of Practice Workshop - Register Now!

The SEI is hosting a TSP Community of Practice Workshop December 13-15, 2016 in Pittsburgh at the SEI Building, 4500 Fifth Avenue. Join us and help shape the future of the TSP.

This 2 ½ -day event will be held in the SEI's Jordan Auditorium and breakout rooms with no fee required to attend. Breakfast, lunch, and breaks will be provided with dinner on your own.

On the first day we will review the refactoring of the PSP, discuss the options in the new open licensing agreement, and explore the communications channels provided by the TSP Community of Practice.

On the second day there will be time to discuss the latest techniques and tips from the TSP community. We will also conduct working sessions that will define the value of TSP in secure software development settings, and the value of PSP in Agile practices.

Please RSVP if you wish to attend by sending email to Michele Falce at If you cannot attend, please check this page for the proceedings from the workshop a few weeks after the workshop is over.

We also invite you to join our TSP Community of Practice by visiting the Software is Not Secure group at: and clicking the “Ask to Join” button.

Tentative Agenda

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

7:30 - 8:30 am Continental breakfast
8:30 - 9:15 am Welcome and Introductions
9:15 - noon PSP Refactored
noon - 1 pm Lunch
1 - 2:30 pm PSP Refactored
2:30 - 3 pm Afternoon break
3 - 4 pm Open Licensing
4 - 5 pm TSP Talk: Engaging with the Community of Practice

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

7:30 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 10 am Working Session Topics
  • TSP in Secure Software Development Settings
  • The Value of TSP in Agile Practices
10 - 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 - noon Lightning Talks on Working Session Topics,
presented by workshop attendees
noon - 1 pm Lunch
1 - 5 pm Parallel Work Sessions with Breakout Topic Leaders

Thursday, December 15, 2016

7:30 - 8:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 10 am Out-briefs from Previous Day's Work Sessions
10 - 10:30 am Morning Break
10:30 - 11:30 am Fitting It All Together - Open Discussion
11:30 - noon Engaging Our Community
noon - 1 pm Lunch and Adjourn for the Day

We look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh!

SEI Administration of TSP Licenses and Certifications

In April 2015 the responsibility for the SEI Partner Network and the administration of licenses and certifications for the Team Software Process (TSP) was transferred from the CMMI Institute back to the Software Engineering Institute (SEI). We are pleased to be back in the position of providing full support to SEI partners and the entire TSP community and are looking forward to working with you to help your organizations and others improve software engineering practice and achieve world class results.

TSP Symposium Mexico 2016

In collaboration with the Software Industry Excellence Center of Mexico, the SEI cosponsored the Team Software Process (TSP) Symposium Mexico. The event took place February 23-24, 2016, at the Royal Pedregal Hotel in Mexico City, Mexico.

Past Proceedings from the TSP Symposiums

You can also browse past proceedings from the TSP Symposium.

TSP Partner Workshop and User Group Meeting

The SEI hosted a TSP Partner Workshop and User Group on December 8-9, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the future direction for TSP and the SEI Partner Network, to provide our diverse international community the opportunity to express their views on technical direction and transition of the TSP, and to provide an opportunity for sharing and networking. Proceedings are available in the Partner Resource Center.

Find Out More About TSP

Our TSP Overview document provides more information about the impact TSP is having on software development and the improvements you can expect from its use in your organization. You can also explore our research and tools & methods, see how others have used TSP, or find out how you can start your own implementation