SOFTWARE QUALITY WEEK
26-29 May 1998, San Francisco, California USA
Quality Week '98 (QW'98) is run by Software Research Institute (SR/Institute), a not-for-profit subsidiary of Software Research, Inc.. Organizations which have agreed to be sponsors of the QW'98 event are given below.
The QW'98 event is organized and presented in cooperation with certain other organizations, whose support is also acknowledged below. Note: Additional sponsors and cooperating organizations are expected to be added. The information given below was last updated on 6 April 1998.
ABOUT THE ACM...The ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) has approved Quality Week '98 as an event presented in cooperation with the ACM. ACM members receive a 10% discount when they register using their ACM Membership Number.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to advancing the arts, sciences, and application of information technology. With a worldwide membership of 80,000, ACM functions as a locus for various fields of Information Technology.
Membership benefits include a subscription to Communications of the ACM, discounts on conferences and publications, 36 special interest groups and the new ACM Digital Library. The Digital Library includes unlimited access to 22 ACM publications and archives, 6 years of conference proceedings and over 100,000 pages of text, with full searching capabilities.
For more information visit our website at: http://www.acm.org or contact ACM directly at: 1 (800) 342-6626 (U.S.A. & Canada) or 1 (212) 626-0500 (anywhere), by fax at: 1 (212) 944-1318, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or by writing to ACM, Member Services Department, P.O. Box 11315, New York, NY 10286-1315.
ABOUT THE BAY AREA QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATION (BAQA)...The Bay Area Quality Assurance Association (BAQA) focuses on local software quality issues under the leadership of Ms. Alka Jarvis (Cisco Systems) email@example.com.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR NATIONAL SOFTWARE STUDIES (CNSS)...The Center for National Software Studies (CNSS) is a non-profit body that aims to bring major focus on critical software issues facing the nation. Headed by Larry Bernstein and staffed by recognized authorities and leaders in the software community, the current CNSS agenda includes investigations and action programs on USA software value-added awareness, software education and certification, and software trustworthiness. Click here for complete information on the National Software Council (NSC), the organization that has created the CNSS.
ABOUT SANTA CLARA SOFTWARE QUALITY ASSOCIATION (SSQA)...The Santa Clara Software Quality Association (SSQA) focuses attention on quality issues that pertain to the Santa Clara area and is affiliated with the American Society for Quality Control. The contact for SSQA is Mr. Douglas Hoffman (Software Quality Methods) firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT ASQC...ASQC Software Division is composed of more that 5,000 members and includes software quality professionals and software engineers interested in applying quality principles to the field of software development. The mission of the Software Division is to improve the ability of individuals and organizations to satisfy their customers with quality software products and services through education, communication, research, outreach and professional development.
ABOUT AONIX...Aonix, with headquarters in San Francisco, is a major player in the software development tools market. The company was formed in November 1996 as a result of the merger of two successful development-tools companies: Interactive Development Environments, Inc. (IDE), a veteran player in the modeling, analysis and design tools market, and Thomson Software products, a diversified tools company. Aonix's products and array of consulting services provide complete life cycle solutions for analyzing requirements, designing, implementing, testing and deploying software for even the most challenging commercial or technical projects. Its comprehensive set of offerings address the most popular object-oriented and structured-development languages including C, C++, Ada, Java, IDL, and others on a variety of development platforms.
Aonix's product offering includes the 10X Software Testing Program, a highly effective combination of tools and services which brings a measurable 10-fold improvement on both testing quality and productivity. Aonix can be found on the Internet at www.aonix.com or reached by phone at (800) 97-AONIX.
ABOUT TBI...Technology Builders, Inc. (TBI) is a software products and services company providing integrated customer solutions comprised of software products, training and professional services. With a focus on Software Quality Management (SQM), TBI offers Caliber-RM(tm), a Windows-based, client/server requirements management tool that allows development and QA teams to fully define, manage and communicate changing requirements to deliver higher quality applications.
ABOUT DR. DOBBS JOURNAL...Dr. Dobb's Journal is the leading publication for professional software developers. DDJ provides software experts with advanced tools and techniques, delivering relevant and important in-depth, technical information that is critical to the art, science and business of software development.
Experts turn to DDJ for guidance on the languages, tools, operating systems, databases and platforms that define the leading edge in software development.
ABOUT SR/TestWorks...Software Research, Inc. (SR) offers the TestWorks suite of integrated software test tools that include regression and coverage testing support for UNIX and Windows platforms, in use by thousands of sites worldwide. SR's active program of new-product development includes current applications in Web Testing, UML-Based Test Planning and Development and Remote Testing Technology. SR publishes the widely subscribed TTN-Online, an Emailed monthly newsletter (click to subscribe).
ABOUT SR/INSTITUTE...Software Research Institute (SR/Institute), a not-for-profit subsidiary of Software Research, Inc., was founded to promote the issues of Software Quality throughout the software development community.
In addition to the Quality Week Conference series SR/Institute sponsors continuing education seminars in the general area of software quality and software engineering, and Software Quality Forums at which software quality industry leaders provide state of the art technology transfer to industry executives about how to best apply current technology to immediate software quality needs.