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SPIRE Day - 16. November 1998

8.30 - 9.00 Coffee and Registration  
9.00 - 9.10 Welcome and Introduction  
9.10 - 10.00 How can SSD's benefit from SPI?
  • Introduction and Motivation for SPI
  • Key Factors for Success
  • Introduction to SPIRE
  • SPIRE Experiences
  • SPIRE Products and Services
Joc Sanders, CSE
10.00 - 10.55 How to get started!
  • How to plan SPI?
  • Self-Assessment
  • Why use a mentor? The Role of a Mentor
  • Prioritising Activities
  • Tools
Hakan Wickberg, IVF
10.55 - 11.20 Experiences from one of the participating SPIRE Companies  
11.20 - 11.50 DonQ-SPI Experiences
  • Introduction to DONQ-SPI
  • Business Objectives of DONQ-SPI
  • DONQ-Method
  • Benefits and Impact in SMEs
Leire Aginako, CARSA
11.50 - 12.50 Lunch  
12.50 - 13.15 Experiences from one of the participating SPIRE Companies  
13.15 - 13.45 TAPISTRY
  • Motivation, Objectives and Experience of TAPISTRY Workshop
  • How Participants are driven to develop a Tailored Improvement Plan
  • How to evaluate the current Capability using BootCheck
  • How to identify Target Improvements using the TAPISTRY Portfolio of Improvement Action Templates
Bruno Mellera, Etnoteam
13.45 - 14.10 Experiences from one of the participating SPIRE Companies  
14.10 - 14.30 Coffee Break  
14.30 - 15.00 SCATE, Practical SPI Training
  • SCATE, Practical Group SPI Training, once a month for 9 Months
  • Set Company Software Goals based on your Business Goals
  • Learn what to do in SPI and how to do it
  • Practice SPI in a Company Project to implement what you learned
  • Share Experiences with others to learn from each other
Marty Sanders, Catalyst Software
15.00 - 15.25 Experiences from one of the participating SPIRE Companies  
15.25 - 15.50 LSD Project Experiences: Disseminating Software Process Improvement Culture
  • Introduction to the Project
  • Case Studies of LSD Beneficiaries
  • The LSD Resources: How you can benefit from the project?
  • The Future of LSD: A renewable Resource for SPI Management
Markos Tiris, MCT
15.50 - 16.30 Panel Session
What should a small company do to benefit from SPI?
 
16.30 - 16.45 Closing Remarks  

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