S3M in Korea

Following a presentation of S3M to Korea CEO I had visited Seoul in 2011 and met with Banking Executives. I will be back again in April 2017 for follow-discussions on how S3M has been used in regulators and Banking organizations.

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Daniel Campanelli, on Sticky Minds, reviewed favorably our recent book

‘In my opinion, the authors have addressed a very important deficiency in software engineering. Software maintenance typically comprises 70-80 percent of the work done by most IT organizations. Therefore, there is a serious need for a tool such as S3m®. The arguments presented by the authors are well justified and based on well documented, factual […]

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Ned Chapin presents a favorable review of our book in the Journal of Software Maintenance and Evolution (February 2009)

The book’s emphasis on the smaller software maintenance tasks sets this book apart from others in the software maintenance literature. In practice, many of the smaller maintenance tasks are either evaluative maintenance or corrective maintenance, where, as the book notes, such tasks have often not had the guidance of either vigorous project management or consistent […]

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The Québec Provincial Police adopts S3M

We have received a letter, on October 21st 2009, originating from the Head of application maintenance relating that the Software Maintenance Management book has a important role in the process improvement initiatives. Mrs Lyse A Chamberland has recognised the usefullness of the model to help the organization progress and published a 2 pages article in […]

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S3M to meet ISO15504 criteria

The S3M has created a workgroup to validate that S3M meets the ISO 15504 criteria. Join the workgroup athttp://www.spiceusergroup.org/group/S3M.

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3 Fool-Proof Tactics by ExecutiveBrief reporter Chuck Myron

Bringing Agility to your Software Maintenance Plan: 3 Fool-Proof Tactics by ExecutiveBrief reporter Chuck Myron located at http://www.executivebrief.com/article/bringing-agility-to-your-software-maintenance-plan-3-fool-proof-tactics/ Don’t risk losing your competitive edge by allowing maintenance improvement to lag behind development. Stay ahead of the curve by following this detailed action plan for success. It can be tempting to cut corners in the race […]

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Ross Gagliano of the ACM Ubiquity reviewed favorably our recent book

Software Maintenance Management: Evaluation and Continuous Improvement by Alain April and Alain Abran (IEEE Computer Society, 2008). Having the daunting task of describing the source of the vast majority of the total life cycle costs of typical software systems, the book is a fresh approach to an often otherwise dull and boring subject area. These […]

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