Fraunhofer IESE offering Free Workshop on Software Quality on 27 September 2010

Press Release / 14.9.2010

On 27 September 2010, the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) will open its doors to decision-makers from small and medium-size enterprises from the region by offering a workshop on Software Quality.

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When it comes to software development, small and medium-size enterprises are facing two challenges today: On the one hand, software systems are becoming more and more complex, development cycles are getting shorter, and new functions must be brought to market ever faster – in other words, the complexity of modern software is increasing by leaps and bounds. On the other hand, software is increasingly being used for products that did not use to be equipped with software. Since developers are usually tied up in everyday business, they rarely have free capacities – which would be needed to achieve necessary improvements.

The Software Quality workshop will focus on conveying novel solution approaches for numerous software development problems.
Not only will the participants get learn something about architecture evaluations with SAVE, but they will also receive state-of-the-art information – about subjects ranging from domain-specific languages via modern testing procedures to the evaluation of safety-critical systems.

Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE
Fraunhofer IESE is one of the worldwide leading research institutes in the area of software and systems development. A major portion of the products offered by our collaboration partners is defined by software. These products range from automotive and transportation systems via automation and plant engineering, information systems, health care and medical systems to software systems for the public sector.
Our solutions allow flexible scaling. This makes us a competent technology partner for organizations of any size – from small companies to major corporations.
Under the leadership of Prof. Dieter Rombach and Prof. Peter Liggesmeyer, the past decade has seen us making major contributions to strengthening the emerging IT location Kaiserslautern. In the Fraunhofer Information and Communication Technology Group, we are cooperating with other Fraunhofer institutes on developing trend-setting key technologies for the future. Fraunhofer IESE is one of 59 institutes of the Fraunhofer- Gesellschaft. Together we have a major impact on shaping applied research in Europe and contribute to Germany’s competitiveness in international markets. The institute is officially a “Selected Landmark 2009“ of the Germany-wide initiative “Germany – Land of Ideas“.