Allentown, PA (PRWEB) February 24, 2009
CAI's IT Metrics and Productivity Institute will continue to produce a series of free, weekly webinars in the Spring of 2009 that will show CIOs and senior IT practitioners around the world how to leverage best practices to compete in the global marketplace while dramatically improving the productivity and quality of their software development and maintenance organizations.
The Spring 2009 "Software Best Practices" webinars will include lectures by 50 leading industry experts including Capers Jones, author of 14 software management books and Chief Scientist Emeritus of Software Productivity Research, Ed Yourdon, author of "Decline and Fall of the American Programmer," Dan Galorath, inventor of the industry's leading software project estimation methodologies, David Garmus, world renowned expert in Function Points and author of "Function Point Analysis," and Paul Strassmann, former CIO for the US Department of Defense.
Specific topic areas covered in the Spring of 2009 will include software measurement, software project estimation, software testing, software project management, software benchmarking, software risk management, rapid application development, agile development methodologies, legacy systems support, software six sigma, IT project governance, IT infrastructure library (ITIL), and outsourcing best practices.
These free webinars are being organized by the IT Metrics and Productivity Institute (ITMPI), an organization founded by CAI and dedicated to the promotion of best practices in IT. The Institute advances the work of organizations and individuals who are focused on the role of metrics and process management in the creation and support of software. To find out more about the Institute's webinar program please visit the Institute's main registration page at http://www.itmpi.org/webinars or contact Michael Milutis, the Institute's Executive Director, at http://www.itmpi.org
Computer Aid (CAI) is an IT outsourcing firm that has been providing software development and maintenance services to Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies for over 25 years. For more information about CAI, visit them on the web at http://www.compaid.com