Second International Conference on
Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore and Outsourced Development
Second International Conference on Software Engineering Approaches For Offshore and Outsourced Development
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Conference program

SEAFOOD will take in the room F30 located in the ETH Main Building (HG). The letter in the room references refers to the floor.


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Thursday, July 3 2008

8:30-09:30: Registration (in front of F30)
9:00-9:30 Introduction to SEAFOOD: Bertrand Meyer
9:30-10:30 Keynote: Dick Simmons. Texas A&M University.
10:30-11:00: Coffee Break (Uhrenhalle)
Session 1: Processes
11:00-11:30 Ponmurugarajan Thiyagarajan and Sachal Verma (Tata Consultancy Services). A closer look at Extreme Programming (XP) with an onsite-offshore model to develop software projects using XP methodology - A Case Study
11:30-12:00 Bertrand Meyer (ETH). Design and code reviews in the age of the Internet
Session 2: Education
12:00-12:30 Dumitru Dan Burdescu, Cristian Mihaescu and Bogdan Logofatu (University of Craiova). A Structure for Management of Requirements Set for e-Learning Applications
12:30-13:00 Olly Gotel, Vidya Kulkarni, Christelle Scharff and Longchrea Neak (Pace University, University of Delhi, Institute of Technology of Cambodia). Students as Partners and Students as Mentors: An Educational Model for Quality Assurance in Global Software Development
13:00-14:30: Lunch (Dozenten Foyer, on top of the main building)
Session 3: Risks
14:30-15:00 Miguel Jimenez Monasor and Mario Piattini (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Alhambra-Eidos). Problems and Solutions in Distributed Software Development: A Systematic Review
15:00-15:30 Zhongqi Sheng, Hiroshi TSUJI, Akito Sakurai, Kenichi Yoshida and Takako Nakatani (Osaka Prefecture University, Keio university, University of Tsukuba). Preliminary Analysis for Risk Finding in Offshore Software Outsourcing from Vendor's Viewpoint
15:30-16:00 Jarmo Ahonen, Anu Valtanen, Paula Savolainen, Timo Schalkowski and Mikko Kontio(University of Kuopio). Outsourcing through Combining Software Departments of Several Companies
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break (Uhrenhalle)
Session 4: New Ideas
16:30-16:45 Dehua Ju (ASTI Shanghai). Towards New Breakthroughs In Offshore Development.
16:45-17:15 Atanu Bhattacharya (Tata Consultancy Services). Outsourcing-Iterative Improvement Model for Transforming Challenges to Mutual Benefits.
17:15-17:30: Break
17:30-18:30 Industry Panel: outsourcing and the future of software engineering
Panel chair: Peter Kolb
  • Dr. Mario Crameri, Head IT, Bank Julius Baer, Zurich
  • Fredi Schmid, Head of Sourcing Services, Global IT, Swiss Re, Zurich
  • Bartek Truszkiewicz, Head of Group Applications, IS Delivery Center, ABB Poland, Krakow
  • René Bosshart, Head of Competence Center Offshoring, Private Banking IT, CREDIT SUISSE, Zurich

Friday, July 4th 2008

9:30-10:30 Keynote: Ashish Arora. Carnegie Mellon University - Heinz School
10:30-11:00: Coffee Break (In front of F30)
Session 5: Automation and Prediction
11:00-11:30 SUBHAJIT DATTA and Robert van Engelen (Florda State University) An Examination of the Effects of Offshore and Outsourced Development on the Delegation of Responsibilities to Software Components
11:30-12:00 Kay Berkling, Georgios Kiragiannis, Armin Zundel and Subhajit Datta (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, Inline GmbH, Florda State University) Timeline Prediction Framework for Iterative Software Engineering Projects with Changes
13:00-14:30: Lunch (Dozenten Foyer, on top of the main building)
Session 6: Evaluation
14:30-15:00 Fadrian Sudaman and Christine Mingins (Monash University). Evidence-based Management of Outsourced Software Projects
15:00-15:30 Yunwen Ye, Kumiyo Nakakoji and Yasuhiro Yamamoto (University of Colorado, University of Tokyo). Measuring and Monitoring Task Couplings of Developers and Development Sites in Global Software Development
15:30-16:00 Pedro Colla and Jorge Marcelo Montagna (Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, EDS Argentina). Evaluation of Software Process Improvement in Small Organizations
16:00-16:30: Coffee Break (In front of F30)
16:30-17:00 SEAFOOD summary, conclusion and perspectives: Mathai Joseph