February 28, 2014 in News
On February 24th, another SEMAT All Hands Meeting was held with more than 20 participants. Please use the link below to see the meeting minutes.
February 9, 2014 in News
January 17, 2014 in News
Secretary General of Software Process Improvement Association of China, Wang Jun says: “Many of the prevalent, influential software methodologies have been evaluated, and at the end, SEMAT Essence (Kernel) was selected being the most complete, comprehensive and up-to-date method framework. It will strengthen any other methods, agile or pre-agile, by providing support to software developers in their daily work.”
Read National Quality Plan Powered by SEMAT for the role SEMAT will play in China software industry.
November 26, 2013 in News
SEMAT has proposed Essence as a standard and it is expected to within short become an OMG standard. The standard supports the team to measure progress and health along several dimensions in a project. This idea has since several years been demonstrated in practice using physical cards. Now, the cards have become “electronic” and you can play several practical “games” when progressing your project. The Alpha State Explorer app runs on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch and can be downloaded for free from the App Store.
Here you can find out more on the App: http://www.ivarjacobson.com/Alpha_State_Explorer_App/.
November 19, 2013 in News
Another important step in the history of SEMAT has been taken: SEMAT has been set up as the non-profit organization SEMAT Inc.! See here for evidence from the Florida Department of State, where the corporation is located. Initial Officers are: June Sung Park, President of SEMAT Inc./ Professor, KAIST; Cecile Preraire, Treasurer of SEMAT Inc. / Professor, CMU@SV; Paul McMahon, Secretary of SEMAT Inc. / President, PEM Systems.
October 31, 2013 in News
Communications of the ACM has just published a new article by Ivar Jacobson, Ian Spence and Pan-Wei Ng titled “Agile and SEMAT — Perfect Partners”. The fulltext is available at the DL of ACM (due to the authors’ permission you can download it here as well without the need to have access to the DL of ACM) and the printed version will appear in Vol. 56, No. 11, pages 53-59.
October 7, 2013 in News
The summary of a tutorial on SEMAT held in Armenia during the Eight Colombian Computing Conference last August is now available as PDF file.
There will also be a new tutorial on October 8th in Caracas, during the 2013 Latin American Conference in Informatics. Just in case you are there, don’t miss to join!