RTP - Software Process Improvement Network

SPIN Meeting Information

Current 2001 Meeting Schedule

Date/Time/Presenter Topic(s)
January 11, 2001, 11:30am - 1pm, Daniel Ehmann, Alcatel USA,  Location - Ericsson Risk Management in Software Development Projects
March 14, 2001, 10:20am - 12:00pm, John L. Moore,  Kintana, Location - IBM Process with an Attitude - Implementing Best Practices Inside Workflows
April 26, 2001, 10:20am - 12:00pm, Dr. Laurie Williams, NCSU, Location: Lucent - NCSU Centennial Campus Pair-Programming
June 14, 2001, Tim Ruzbacki, CMI, 11:20am - 1pm, Location - Ericsson A Guide to the CMM – Understanding Level 2 and Level 3
August 16, 2001, Jointly with IEEE Computer, Communications and DSP Societies, Dinner meeting -  6-8pm. Locations:  Ericsson Hardware / Software Co-Design Panel with members (see below) Short presentations followed by Q&A.

Contact Dave Ruder at d.ruden@ieee.org by August 10

September - November: Open TBD

 Although seating is limited the schedule and agenda of the next Leadership Council may be viewed.

Next Meeting Details - August 16, 2001

Presenter's Biography:

The panel consists of the following members:

 Presentation Summary:

Joint IEEE and RTP Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) Dinner Meeting and Panel Discussion (8/16/01)

This notice is to announce and to offer an invitation to the next RTP Software Process Improvement Network (SPIN) meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 16, 2001 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Ericsson. This is a jointly sponsored meeting with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). SPIN Members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting and talk. IEEE will provide dinner (pizza).

The program will consist of a panel discussion and question / answer period on "Hardware / Software Co-Design." The Schedule is:
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Social - Pizza and Sodas Provided (No charge)
6:15 - 6:30 p.m. Business Meeting / Announcements
6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Program

Please RSVP to Ben Hoyle at mailto:ben.hoyle@rhd.com if you plan to attend. Additional information about RTP SPIN and this talk can be found at http://www.rtpspin.org. There is no cost to join SPIN or to attend a meeting. Please forward this email to anyone you think would be interested in SPIN or this presentation.

After introductions and panel motivations, each panelist will talk for 10 minutes. The remaining time will be available for questions and answers.

 Directions to Ericsson:  

The meeting will be held in the Ericsson Facility at 8001 Development Drive. From I-40 exit 280 (Davis Drive), head south (turn left on Davis if coming from the direction of the airport). Cross over NC-54 and Hopson Road, then turn right at the next light onto Development Drive. Turn left at the third driveway on the left (make sure you see the large Ericsson sign with the address 8001). Continue on the driveway to visitor parking (towards the back of the building). Park in the visitor parking lot, enter at the covered entrance. Sign in at the security desk.

A special "Thanks" to Ericsson for hosting this activity, Jim Conrad at Ericsson for coordination of the event and IEEE for co-hosting!

(Last update: 08/10/01 )