Vote in the 2018 Elections: “It will make the Society—and your profession—better”

I know. I know. The Computer Society leadership can seem to be very distant from Computer Society Members and can often seem to be dealing with issues that have nothing to do with your conference or your chapter or your standard or your transaction. Yet, as one who has occupied the leadership chair, I can tell you that the leadership is constantly considering questions that will affect all the daily lives of our members. We have to look at the topics that we might cover in next year’s conferences, the scope of our standards operations, or the activities of the chapters. Continue…


IEEE Computer Society Denver Chapter Will Host Distinguished Visitor in September

On 15 September 2018, Distinguished Visitor Dr. Mark Paulk will present “Software Project Management” at the University of Denver, Ritchie School of Engineering (RM 410).

Dr. Paulk, professor of software engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas, consultant and author, will lead a seminar structured around project management, customer relations management, decision-making, earned value, critical path, critical chain and agile methodologies. The presentation will examine the ways that, although effective project management is a prerequisite for meeting commitments, many software projects fail to meet customer expectations for budget, schedule, functionality, and quality.

Dr. Paulk will also touch upon project management as a fundamental requirement to achieve Level 2 against the Capability Maturity Integration (CMMI) for development or to be certified against ISO 9001.  Continue…