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CAST Application Risk Analytics Launch Party
Seminar | Wednesday, April 23, 2014
New York, New York - United States

Join us for the Application Risk Analytics Launch Party in New York City!

During the party the CIOs of several prominent organizations will share their views on controlling software risk and we will demonstrate how CAST can help drive out IT risks by creating visibility into system weaknesses. Only by measuring the software product do IT managers get in control of weaknesses that erode stability, prevent reuse, and slow down delivery cycles.

Most importantly, come enjoy an evening of networking, cocktails and fun with a group of like-minded IT executives!


CIO Dinner München - Transparenz im Applikationsumfeld -	ein „Must have“ für IT Entscheider
Seminar | Monday, April 28, 2014
80539 München, Germany

Namhafte IT-Führungskräfte aus IT- und Anwendungsmanagement diskutieren am 28. April im Hotel „Vier Jahreszeiten“ über die Bedeutung von Transparenz für faktenbasierte IT Entscheidungen.

Dr. Friedrich Wöbking, ehem. CIO der Allianz SE wird den Abend moderieren. Teilen Sie Ihre Herausforderungen und Erfahrungen mit anderen IT Entscheidern und diskutieren Sie Lösungsansätze speziell mit dem Schwerpunkt "effiziente Anwendungsentwicklung durch mehr Transparenz".

CAST/Flyzik Executive Breakfast
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Washington DC, District of Columbia - United States

The Flyzik Group, along with CAST, will host an executive breakfast roundtable on innovative and disruptive technologies. Participants will hear how world-class organizations are using technologies to solve business problems and reduce operational costs.

CAST/InfoConcepts Executive Roundtable
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Wasington DC, District of Columbia - United States

Is Digital the Dog Wagging the IT Tail?
Seminar | Monday, May 12, 2014
London, United Kingdom

Join us for an Executive Dinner for Public Sector with Andrew Agerbak, of the Boston Consulting Group, and Malcolm Whitehouse, CBE, formerly Deputy CIO DWP, for a discussion on the new challenges that Digital brings and how best to manage the growing complexity of application portfolios to ensure that they do not strangle an organisation’s digital growth.

Business-Frühstück: Risiko- und Providermanagement
Seminar | Thursday, May 15, 2014
60325 Frankfurt, Germany

Namhafte IT-Führungskräfte diskutieren am 15. Mai im Hotel "Hessischer Hof" in Frankfurt am Main über die Bedeutung von Risiko- und Providermanagment. Teilen Sie Ihre Herausforderungen und Erfahrungen und hören Sie von unserem CEO, Vincent Delaroche, Business Cases und Erfahrungen, unter anderem beim BFSI Institut an der Wall Street. 

CRASH Report 2013-14 Findings
Webinar | Thursday, May 15, 2014

CAST Research Labs continues to work on the leading edge of software analytics. CAST’s Appmarq Repository now encompasses 3000 large IT applications written to support all sorts of enterprise business processes in 11 industry sectors such as finance, retail, telecommunications, and government. It is the only such dataset available in industry today. CRL publishes its CRASH Report (CAST Research on Application Software Health) biennially and the CRASH 2013-14 report is here. The CRASH report will describe trends in technical debt, differences by sourcing and development methodology, and factors that affect the structural software quality of business-critical applications.

Register for our webinar to hear CAST SVP & Chief Scientist, Dr. Bill Curtis, discuss the state of the IT software industry.

CIO Conference - ¿Cómo afrontar los riesgos de negocio y mejorar la productividad?
Seminar | Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Madrid, Spain

¿Hacia dónde evoluciona el mercado español de TI? ¿Cómo se relacionan productividad y calidad?
¿Cómo abordar la gestión el talento en una situación como la actual?
La CIO Conference es una oportunidad única para obtener la respuesta a estos y otros interrogantes sobre la industria de software. Le proponemos el mejor entorno para establecer conexiones con diversos directivos de TI que además darán su visión sobre la productividad. Descubra la fórmula para medir, gestionar y mejorar la productividad para reducir riesgo de negocio.

CIO Conference- The CIO Roadmap: Reduce Business Risks & Improve Productivity
Seminar | Thursday, May 22, 2014
Brussels, Belgium

The CIO Conference provides the opportunity to hear from C-level executives on the importance of taking business risk into account when measuring ADM productivity, as well as how measurement fits into management best practices. You will also have the chance to discuss real-life experiences with your CIO peers from many industry sectors. They will offer a roadmap to help you set up an efficient software risk and productivity management practice to better control cost, minimize risks and increase the value of your enterprise applications.

CIO Conference: La misurazione dei rischi e della produttività nell’ADM: dal mito alla realtà
Seminar | Thursday, May 22, 2014
Milano, Italy

La Conferenza CIO di quest’anno offre l'opportunità di conoscere in modo reale come è possibile gestire i rischi e misurare la produttività nel ADM.
Alcuni dirigenti IT di importanti Aziende ci offriranno la loro visione relativa alla gestione dei rischi operativi che possono impattare sul business ed anche la possibilità di misurare la produttività nel ADM.
Ci sarà anche l’opportunità di confrontarsi su esperienze di vita reale tra coloro che hanno la responsabilità di gestire e minimizzare i rischi software oltre che aumentare la produttività con l’obiettivo di tenere sotto controllo i costi IT aumentando la qualità delle applicazioni aziendali.


International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)
Monday, June 02, 2014
Hyderabad, India

Dr. Bill Curtis – Keynote Speaker
In his keynote address, Dr. Curtis will describe the different layers of empirical ooze he has waded through and the quantitative problems he encountered during his 36+ years in the software engineering industry. He will demonstrate why industry's productivity benchmarks are grossly over-estimated. From a career submerged in industry's empirical ooze he will draw a multi-layered measurement stack and discuss the practical and statistical challenges of aggregating data across individuals, teams, projects, and organizations.

CIO Conference & CAST Forum
Friday, October 10, 2014
Paris, France

The yearly CIO Conference is a unique opportunity to network with CIOs of large organizations, MDs of systems integrators and software engineering experts about how the CIO role must adapt to new market constraints and fundamentally transform their models. Speakers will discuss methods to optimize an application portfolio to improve responsiveness and address risks, while simultaneously reducing costs. They will explain why software and productivity measurement is the foundation for effective IT transformation.

In the afternoon, the CAST Forum offers a serie of practical workshops giving practical advice about productivity measurement and software risk assessment, addressing technical and organizational aspects and facilitating questions and information sharing.