Another step towards a standard

27 Mar 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 Mar 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...

SEMAT All Hands Meeting Report

28 Feb 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. ...

SEMAT and Systems Engineering

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

SEMAT All Hands Meeting Report

27 Nov 2013 Please visit below link to access the report of SEMAT all hands Meeting, held on November 15, 2013 AllHandsMeeting_Report_Nov15_2013 – Final

Alpha State Explorer App out now!

26 Nov 2013 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...

Non-profit organization SEMAT Inc. established

19 Nov 2013 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...

Agile and SEMAT— Perfect Partners

31 Oct 2013 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...

New Academic Signatory: University of Twente

14 Oct 2013 The University of Twente has joined SEMAT as an academic signatory. The university is represented by Prof. Dr. Roel J. Wieringa, well known for his work on Design Science and...

Spanish SEMAT tutorial summary available

07 Oct 2013 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...

Dean Leffingwell has become a Signatory

01 Oct 2013 We are happy to announce that Dean Leffingwell has become a signatory of SEMAT. With his expertise in scaling software agility he is most welcome in the SEMAT community. ...

SEMAT Korea Inauguration Meeting and Seminar on Essence

01 Oct 2013 On October 18, 2013, the Korean chapter of SEMAT will hold its Inauguration Meeting. There will also be a seminar on Essence held on the same day. Speakers include June Sung...

SEMAT as Cover Story for CSIC

12 Sep 2013 The recent issue of CSI Communications features SEMAT as the cover story. The full article by Ivar Jacobson, Pan-Wei Ng, Paul McMahon, Ian Spence and Svante Lidman can be read...

Journal of Open Research Software publishes article on SEMAT tool

03 Sep 2013 An article by Daniel Graziotin and Pekka Abrahamsson about the tool "SEMAT Accelerator" (SematAcc) has been published in volume 1 of the Journal of Open Research Software....

A workshop on SEMAT in Moscow

12 Jun 2013 In connection with a conference on "Actual challenges of systems and software engineering", the Russian Chapter of SEMAT arranged a full-day workshop at MESI university in...

SEMAT article published in Latin American Software Engineering Journal

07 Jun 2013 The article: "The Essence of Software Engineering: The SEMAT Kernel" that was originally published in the Communications of the ACM, Vol. 55 No. 12, Pages 42-49, has been...

Scott Ambler interviews Ivar Jacobson

09 May 2013 Scott Ambler interviews Ivar Jacobson, author of  The Essence of Software Engineering: Applying the SEMAT Kernel , about the agnostic approach of SEMAT and why it is a...

SEMAT Received Funding from Korean Government

03 May 2013 Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in Korea gave a research grant of $100K to KAIST for setting up Korea Chapter of SEMAT, and contributing to further development and OMG...