Chapter Chairman: Doo Hwan Bae, Professor and Chairman, Computer Science Department, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), firstname.lastname@example.org
Chapter Website: http://semat-korea.org/
Korea Chapter was inaugurated in October 2013 and now has about 50 members including LG Electronics, SK Telecom, Samsung SDS, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, and National Information Society Agency.
Member activities so far include:
2e Consulting has started rewriting their IT service engagement methods using the Essence Kernel and translating the Essence book authored by Ivar Jacobson et al. into Korean.
uEngine Solutions has started developing a tool called Essencia to orchestrate the Essence Kernel-based methods into a project-specific software engineering process and support the project team with the process-based workflow automation, the project progress dashboard, and social collaboration among the team members.
The Korean government is supporting KAIST research on Essence over 2013-2015.
The Korea Software Technology Association is delivering a training course for industry practitioners on software engineering that includes the learning of Essence.
Prof. June Sung Park at KAIST has participated in the Essence 1.0 Finalization Task Force in OMG.
Park presented papers on Essence in the Symposiums of Korea Society of Standards and Standardization held in November 2013 and May 2014 in Seoul, Korea.
Park, together with Paul McMahon and Barry Myburgh, have written a paper to compare the native Scrum with the Essence-powered Scrum as an example of using the Essence Kernel to describe software engineering practices and to demonstrate the values created by doing so.