‘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 evidence.’
Dr. Alain AprilView posts by Dr. Alain April
I am full professor of Software Engineering at the University of Québec in Montréal, in its Software Engineering faculty. I have more than 30 years of Helthcare, Finance/Banking and Telecommunications IT industry experience, especially in Cloud Computing, Big Data, software acquisition, contracts, software quality assurance and business process management. I am more comfortable with open source, practical applications and technology transfer to industry.
Currently I concentrate on research projects. In the past I was the recipient of the ISO award for higher education in standardization in 2011, as well as the chair of the Software Engineering gratuate program and of the Software Engineering departement. I also published Software Engineering Books: Software Maintenance Improvement and Software Quality Assurance.