[SEPTEMBER 2015] An article by AQC is published in the Quality Progress magazine
The article "A Hard Look at Software Quality" by Alarcos Quality Center has been published in the lastest issue of the Quality Progress magazine. This article details the importance of software product evaluation and certification and its impact on the final costs of the software products. Furthermore, the article describes the case study that was carried out by AQC and AENOR for the evaluation and certification of three software products.
You can find an excerpt of the article with its most important aspects through the following link.
[AUGUST 2015] AQC will participate in the conference PAM 2015
AQC will take part in the conference Peopleware Agile Management PAM with the talk "Implementación de un laboratorio de evaluación de la calidad siguiendo métodos ágiles (Implementation of a quality evaluation laboratory using agile methods)". The conference will be held in Madrid on the 22nd of October at the hall of degrees of the Escuela Técnica Superior of Ingeniería de Sistemas Informáticos of the Universidad Politécnica.
The talk will deal with how agile practises were adapted in the implementation of the software product quality evaluation laboratory.
The PAM conference aims to become an annual milestone for exchanging experiences and a forum for discusssion of approaches to good and correct technical leadership, agile management and peopleware. You can register for the conference through the following link.
[JULY 2015] AQC is featured in the Revista Latinoamericana de Ingenieria del Software
[JULY 2015] 10th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE 2015)
During the 13th to the 16th of July, the 10th International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE 2015) will be held in Ciudad Real at the Escuela Superior de Informática (Computing College) of the University of Castilla-La Mancha. The conference will be sponsored by AQC.
ICGSE 2015 will bring together researchers and practitioners interested in solving the challenges of continentally distributed software engineering. Althought global software ingineering is a key competitive advantage in today’s software industry, it also causes new challenges: due to the impact of time zones, diversity of culture, or distance. This requires novel and effective techniques and practices to achieve intended productivity and quality targets.
Here you can see the poster of the conference:
You can access the conference program through this link
[JUNE 2015] AQC participates in the Master in Project Management
The new Master's degree in Management of Technological Projects (Máster en Dirección y Gestión de Proyectos Tecnológicos), imparted by the Computing School of the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, aims to train university graduates in the skills necessary for the management of technological projects and services. According to the ranking of Master's degrees 2015/2016, published by the newspaper El Mundo, the Master's degree in Management of Technological Projects is amogn the top five master's degrees in the specialized business field.
Mario Piattini, Scientific Director of AQC, and Moisés Rodríguez, Executive Director of AQC, participate as teachers of the Master's degree in Management of Technological Projects in the 1st module, Project Management Context: Fundamentals of engineering, quality and maturity models in project management.
Thanks to the collaboration wih the company In-nova Group, experts in PMP and ITIL certification training as the high success rate among its students show, the master's degree will provide training and counsel about the exams for these certifications. Besides, this company will officially certify the training hours needed to take these exams.
In addition to this, the students will be trained to obtain the CISA (Certified Information System Auditor) and COBIT certifications. This training will be offered by expert members of ISACA, the organization that promotes both certifications.