Software Luminaries Interviews Series #1

Welcome to the Software Luminaries Interviews series. During the series we will be bringing you interviews with leaders in software quality.

Today's interview is with Bill Curtis and will focus on two topics:
  1. ISO 5055 –an automated approach to measuring software code quality
  2. The future of software process.
Dr. Curtis is the Senior Vice President and Chief Scientist at CAST Software Inc., a leader in providing technology for software measurement and analysis. He heads CAST Research Labs and publishes biennial reports on the global state of software structural quality. He is also the Executive Director of the Consortium for IT Software Quality sponsored by Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at Carnegie Mellon University and the Object Management Group. At SEI he led the development of the Capability Maturity Model (CMM) and the People Capability Maturity Model. Prior to joining SEI, Bill directed research on advanced user interface technologies and the software design process at MCC, developed a global software productivity and quality measurement system at ITT’s Programming Technology Center, evaluated software development methods and metrics in GE Space Division, and taught statistics at the University of Washington. He has published four books, over 200 articles, and has been on the editorial boards of numerous journals. In 2007 Dr. Curtis was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for his contributions to software process improvement and measurement.

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Watch the video recording of the interview here.
News Software Division 04/22/2022 5:12pm CDT


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