Software Engineering in the Systems Context

15 12 2015 Software Engineering in the Systems Context Edited by: Ivar Jacobson and Harold “Bud” Lawson A new book has been created to provide various perspectives concerning the...

Welcome to our new corporate signatory TCS

01 10 2015 The SEMAT community is happy to welcome “Tata Consulting Services” from India as a new corporate signatory!

Agile Essentials – seven ‘essentialized’ practices now published

22 7 2015 Ivar Jacobson International has released a starter pack of agile practice cards that aid team-based software development by ensuring that core agile team practices are...

Essence in Practice – a Revolution in Software Engineering?

26 5 2015 Essence in Practice – a Revolution in Software Engineering? Registration http://www.omg.org/meetings/berlin-2015/index4.cgi?noid=yes Find the program...

Three case studies on ESSENCE

15 12 2014 During the last weeks, several case studies on using ESSENCE got published: 1. One of the worlds largest reinsurers, Munich Re, has applied the Essence kernel with great...

Google Switzerland Explored Essence

04 12 2014 One of the first and most prominent outputs from the SEMAT community is Essence – a standard that defines the smallest set of concepts that are common to all software projects,...

SEMAT – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

02 12 2014 A new paper by Ivar Jacobson, Barry Myburgh, Pontus Johnson, Paul McMahon and June Park has been published: SEMAT-Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow .

GTSE 2015 4th SEMAT Workshop on a General Theory of Software Engineering @ ICSE 2015

28 11 2014 Please note: our proposal to have the next GTSE Workshop as an ICSE workshop hast been accepted. Please visit the CFP here . Submit a paper!

Google Tech Talk on ESSENCE

31 7 2014 A presentation on ESSENCE given by Ivar Jacobson and Ian Spence at Google in Zurich is now available as Google Tech Talk at ...

ESSENCE book now available in Spanish

31 7 2014 Thanks to the great work of the Latin American Chapter of SEMAT, the ESSENCE book is now available in Spanish. The Argentinian publisher Nueva Libreria is announcing the release...

OMG Board of Directors Announces adoption of Essence Standard as official OMG standard

20 6 2014 On June 16, 2014 the Object Management Group (OMG) announced that its Board of Directors adopted "Essence Kernel and Language for Software Engineering Methods" as an official OMG...

Initial Essence Training Certification Process Announced

16 6 2014 In April the Initial Essence Training Certification Process was completed and approved by every member of the executive committee of SEMAT consisting of June Park, Paul McMahon,...

Interview on InfoQ: Using SEMAT in Agile Adoption

04 6 2014 InfoQ has interviewed Ian Spence and Ivar Jabobson based on the CACM paper "Agile and SEMAT-Perfect Partners": http://www.infoq.com/articles/semat-agile-adoption

The Inauguration of SEMAT Indian Chapter

10 5 2014 The official Inauguration of SEMAT India Chapter will be held on June 4th,  2014 at Kolkata,India. The first activity...

Essence Tutorial at ICSE 2014 in Hyderabad India June 3, 2014

13 4 2014 Essence Tutorial, entitled: "Essence – A Foundation for Software Development Games" Location : Hyderabad International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, India (Collocated with...

Another step towards a standard

27 3 2014 On Monday the OMG Architecture Board voted to accept the finalization task force (FTF) report for the Essence specification! The only issues that remain after this technical...

SEMAT Newsletter

12 3 2014 The latest version of the SEMAT Newsletter has just been published. It reports on SEMAT moving forward and provides a brief account of their local activities within SEMAT Chapters...

SEMAT All Hands Meeting Report

28 2 2014 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. Minutes_All_Hands_Feb24_2014 ...

SEMAT and Systems Engineering

09 2 2014 A new book with the Preliminary Title:  "Software Engineering in the Systems Context" is on its way.  The book will be co-edited by Dr. Ivar Jacobson and Dr. Harold...

SEMAT Adopted by the China Software Industry

17 1 2014 Secretary General of Software Process Improvement Association of China,  Wang Jun says: "Many of the prevalent, influential software methodologies have been...