Authors

 

Prof. Dr.-Eng. 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 Healthcare, Finance/Banking and Telecommunications IT industry experience, especially in software maintenance, cloud computing, Big Data, software acquisition and IT contracts, software quality assurance and business process management. I am more comfortable with open source, practical applications and technology transfer to industry.

Prof. Dr.-Eng. Alain Abran

Prof. Dr.-Eng. Alain Abran is Professor and the Director of the Software Engineering Laboratory at École de Technologie Supérieure, Université du Québec (Canada). Dr. Abran is the co-executive editor of the SWEBOK project. He has been actively involved in software engineering standardization as the International Secretary for ISO/IEC JTC SC7 Software and System Engineering and as co-manager of the Common Software Measurement International Consortium (COSMIC). Dr. Abran’s research interests include software productivity and estimation models, software engineering foundations, software quality, software functional size measurement, software risk management, and software maintenance management.