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Global Software Engineering: Solutions for distributed product development and maintenance

Conference Program

Schedule for Monday (from 09.30h to 18.30h)

Time Monday
9:00h - 09:30h Registration
09:30h - 11:00h GINSENG and PARIS
11:00h - 11:30h Coffee break
11:30h - 13:00h GINSENG and Tutorial: Modeling of GSE Frameworks
13:00h - 15:00h Lunch
15:00h - 16:30h GINSENG and Doctoral Symposium
16:30h - 17:00h Coffee break
17:00h - 18:00h GINSENG
18:30h - 19:30h Free time
19:30h - 20:30h Guided visit
to the city
From 21:00h Welcome reception

Schedule for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (from 10.00h to 19.00h)

Time Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
09:30h - 10:00h Registration - -
10:00h - 11:30h Opening welcome and keynote by Christof Ebert Morning welcome and keynote by Gerd Hoefner Keynote by Carlos Rebate and closing
11:30h - 12:00h Coffee break
12:00h - 13:30h Industry Panel Session 3: Research - Studies for GSE Session 6: Practice - Agile practices for GSE and Offshore Supplier
13:30h - 15:30h Lunch Visit to Indra
15:30h - 17:00h Session 1: Research - Models for GSE Session 4: Research and Practice - Tools and Knowledge Management Strategies from GSE / Steering board meeting
17:00h - 17:30h Coffee break Trip to Toledo
(from 17:00h to 23:00h)
17:30h - 19:00h Session 2: Practice - Agile for GSE Session 5: Research - Distribution and education for GSE
19:00h - 19:30h Free time
19:30h - 20:30h Visit to Almagro
From 21:00h Dinner Gala dinner

Monday 13th July

  • PARIS: Methods and Tools for Project/Architecture/Risk Management in Globally Distributed Software Development Projects
  • GINGSENG: Green In Software Engineering
Tutorial: Modeling of GSE Frameworks
Doctoral Symposium

Tuesday 14th July

Industry Day
  • Panel
  • Tutorial: Distributed Development – Lessons from Industry
Conference sessions
Session 1: Research - Models for GSE
  • Modeling a Global Software Development Project as a Complex Socio-Technical System to Facilitate Risk Management and Improve the Project Structure
         Ilia Bider and Henning Otto.
  • Cultural Models and Their Interplay in Global Software-Engineering Practice
         Hina Shah and Nancy J. Nersessian.
  • Extending Survivability Models for Global Software Development with Media Synchronicity Theory
         Alberto Avritzer, Sarah Beecham, Josiane Kroll, Daniel Sadoc Menasché, John Noll, Maria Paasivaara and Ricardo Britto.
Session 2: Practice - Agile for GSE
  • Coaching an global agile virtual team
         Nils Brede Moe, Daniela Cruzes, Tore Dyba and Ellen Engebretsen
  • An Empirical Investigation on Effort Estimation in Agile Global Software Development
         Ricardo Britto, Emilia Mendes and Jürgen Börstler
  • Challenges in Adapting Scrum in Legacy Global Configurator Project
         Rajeevkumar Gupta and Prabhulinga Manikreddy

Wednesday 15th July

Session 3: Research - Studies for GSE
  • Systematic Software Development: A State of the Practice Report from Germany
         Marco Kuhrmann and Daniel Méndez Fernández.
  • Preparing the Global Software Engineer
         Anne-Kathrin Peters, Waqar Hussain, Asa Cajander Cajander, Tony Clear and Mats Daniels.
  • Reporting Empirical Evidence in Distributed Software Development: An Extended Taxonomy
         Antonio Techio, Rafael Prikladnicki and Sabrina Marczak.
Session 4: Research and Practice - Tools and Knowledge Management Strategies from GSE
  • Knowledge Management Strategies in Practice-Lesson Learned from Globally Distributed Agile Projects
          Mohammad Abdur Razzak.
  • Approximator: Predicting Interruptibility in Software Development with Commodity Computers
         Paolo Tell, Shahram Jalaliniya, Mads D. Christensen, Kristian S. M. Andersen, Anders B. Mellson and Jakob E. Bardram.
  • Assessing the Effectiveness of Static Analysis through Defect Correlation Analysis
          Radhika Venkatasubramanyam, Shrinath Gupta and Umesh Uppili
Session 5: Research - Distribution and education for GSE
  • Distributed Software Engineering in Collaborative Research Projects
         Michael Derntl, Dominik Renzel, Petru Nicolaescu, István Koren and Ralf Klamma
  • Assessing the Strength of Global Teaming practices: A pilot study
         Sarah Beecham, John Noll and Ita Richardson
  • Virtual Teams and Employability in Global Software Engineering Education
         Julian Bass, Roger McDermott and Jaiprakash Lalchandani.

Thursday 16th July

Session 6: Practice - Agile practices for GSE and Offshore Supplier
  • Offshore Supplier to Preferred Partner: A Journey
         Nikhil Mokashi, Debi Prasad Mahapatra and Madan Mohan Jha
  • Continuous software testing in a globally distributed project
         Nils Brede Moe, Daniela Cruzes, Tore Dyba and Edda Mikkelsen
  • Successfully transforming to Lean by changing the mindset in a global product development team
         Utpal Samanta and Mani V. S.

Keynote Speakers

Gerd Hoefner

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Technology and Services Pvt. Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Corporate Development Center

Speech title: Leading across cultures
Bio: Gerd Hoefner holds a master degree in Computer Science with Business Economics from the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Gerd Hoefner presently holds the position of the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited (STS) based in Bangalore, India, since 2002. He is also responsible for Siemens’ global Corporate Development Center (CT DC). CT DC is an in-house development center with about 4,500 engineers, providing product development services for Siemens businesses out of 20 locations across 9 countries. Gerd Hoefner is also a member of the board of Directors of Method Park Holding AG and Method Park Software AG, a co-chair of the Indian Council on Competitiveness, a member of the NASSCOM Global In-house Center council, the Advisory Board of the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering, the South Western Region Council of the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, the European Business Group Bangalore, the Bangalore Forum for IT and a member of the Siemens Software Strategy Board. In addition, Gerd Hoefner was a guest lecturer for Software Engineering at the Johannes-Kepler University in Linz, Austria and the Friedrich-Alexander University in Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Christof Ebert

Managing Director at Vector Consulting Services

Speech title: Advances in Global Software Engineering – 10 Years of ICGSE
Bio: Christof Ebert is managing director at Vector Consulting Services where he supports clients worldwide in improving their product development. Prior to that, Dr. Ebert held global management positions for ten years at Alcatel-Lucent, most recently the global responsibility for software platforms. He had ramped up several development centers worldwide. A trusted advisor for companies around the world and a member of industry boards, he is a professor at the University of Stuttgart, and authored several books including his most recent book “Global Software and IT” published by Wiley. Many Fortune 100 companies have already used his competence to improve their performance and competitiveness. He leads the Steering Board of the IEEE ICGSE conference series.

Carlos Rebate

Head of Business Process Outsourcing Strategy at Indra

Speech title: It's about people
Bio: Carlos Rebate is the Head of BPO Strategy & New Business Development at Indra and has been on the global delivery business for the last 15 years. He’s enthusiastic and curious by nature, with complementary backgrounds: technology (BSc & MSc in Computer Sciences and MSc in Advanced Artificial Intelligence), humanities (Master of Philosophy on Indian Thoughts) and management (Management Development Program at IESE Business School and Executive Education at IE Business School). Carlos is the author of different books on creativity, entrepreneurship and illusion. He participates as a speaker at different big events and collaborates as an expert on strategy and innovation at MBAs and management development programs.

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