CISQ Aims to Bring Software Quality Sanity Back to Federal Outsourcing

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The current state of outsourced application development is a sorry state of affairs because of myriad software quality issues causing unprecedented glitches and crashes. It’s not that all outsourcers are making terrible software, rather, it’s that governments and organizations have no way of accurately measuring the performance, robustness, security, risk, and structural quality of the applications once they’ve been handed the keys.

That’s why CISQ, leader in setting the standard for software measurement in the enterprise, will be hosting a seminar this Wednesday, March 26 about software quality for federal acquisitions. Speakers will be providing valuable information on the role of software analysis and measurement in acquiring government systems including: best practices for deploying and using software measures in productivity analysis and improvement, vendor management, benchmarking, and structural quality management. CISQ is co-sponsored by The Object Management Group (OMG) and the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).

Our own Bill Curtis will be presenting how CISQ’s software quality measures can be used to provide valuable information about contracting and acquisition in the federal IT space. Areas of focus will include acquisition practice, sizing and estimating, and developments in assurance and security. IT leaders can expect to walk away with actionable insights and best practices for deploying and using software measures in productivity analysis and improvement, vendor management, benchmarking, and structural quality management.

You can register for the seminar here, which will be taking place this Wednesday at the HYATT Reston Town Center in Reston, VA. We hope to see you there!

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Lev Lesokhin
Lev Lesokhin EVP, Strategy and Analytics at CAST
Lev spends his time investigating and communicating ways that software analysis and measurement can improve the lives of apps dev professionals. He is always ready to listen to customer feedback and to hear from IT practitioners about their software development and management challenges. Lev helps set market & product strategy for CAST and occasionally writes about his perspective on business technology in this blog and other media.
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