Sponsors @ Exhibitors
As a consulting and training company with the focus on method development and imparting of requirements and systems engineering, we SOPHISTs (SOPHIST GmbH) have been supporting our clients methodically and operationally in the classic and agile project environment for more than 20 years. Since its foundation in 1996 by Chris Rupp, our consultants have been putting their know-how at the disposal of companies that aim to design their system and software development effectively and efficiently at all scopes of national and international projects.
Furthermore, we are speakers at national and international conferences, book authors of the most successful titles on requirements engineering and UML, as well as a motley bunch of highly motivated, dynamic people whose success is based on competence and enjoyment of their topics.
In order to standardize the qualifications of the people engaged in requirements engineering, Chris Rupp, the managing partner of SOPHIST GmbH, has cofounded the International Requirements Engineering Board e. V. (IREB e.V.).
Jama Software provides the leading platform for requirements, risk and test management. With Jama Connect and industry-focused services, teams building complex products, systems and software improve cycle times, increase quality, reduce rework and minimize effort proving compliance. Representing the forefront of modern development, Jama’s growing customer base of more than 600 organizations includes SpaceX, Boston Scientific, Lyft, Deloitte, Alight, Samsung and Caterpillar.
Der ASQF ist das Expertennetzwerk für Qualität. Bereits seit 20 Jahren gestalten wir maßgeblich die Entwicklung und Sicherung von Software bzw. System-Qualität und fördern eine international einheitliche Aus- und Weiterbildung von (IT-)Fachkräften.
Als Repräsentant und Stimme in der Software-Branche engagieren wir uns für ein kompetenzstarkes, gründer- und innovationsfreundliches Umfeld. Wir stehen im Dialog mit Entscheidungsträgern und erarbeiten Vorschläge, die den neuen Anforderungen der Digitalisierung Rechnung tragen. Als Netzwerk verbinden wir leistungsstarke Start-Ups, Mittelständler, Global Player, Hochschulen und Forschungseinrichtungen.
Zudem ist der ASQF Gesellschafter des International Software Quality Institute (iSQI), das weltweit das Know-How von (IT-)Fachkräften zertifiziert. Mit über 25.000 Zertifizierungen pro Jahr ist der iSQI der Ansprechpartner für eine erfolgreiche berufliche Entwicklung.
Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V.
German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI)) is a non-profit organization with about 20,000 members living across the world.
Most of them develop the discipline of informatics by teaching, researching or working in the field of informatics, while others are involved in related business and political areas. The main purposes of this network of professionals are motivate for informatics, develop the scientific discipline and promote the impact informatics has economy, business and society.
And to offer career support by the means of networking.
Members of GI are either individuals, companies or non-governmental organizations. We are proud to be able to claim that our members’ knowledge covers almost everything anyone could wish to know about informatics. Our challenge is to make the best of this broad knowledge base for GI, its members and society as a whole. In times of ever-growing importance and influence of an integrated Europe, GI is increasingly involved in European projects and organizations.
Education and Training
Starting about 40 years ago – at the time when the first informatics departments were being set up in Germany – our first aim was to build up, implement, grow and strengthen the academic discipline.
Times have changed, but our portfolio is still based on this main point. For instance, GI has contributed to the curricula for new bachelor and masters degrees in Germany, as to the official recognition of new courses.
Other important GI activities include raising public awareness of informatics including its benefits and risks.
In addition, our portfolio includes programmes to create early motivation and interest for informatics. Supported by products to develop skills and aided by initiatives for training frameworks. Beside other project-related activities, we do this e.g. by supporting Germany’s informatics competition BWINF, the European Computer Driving Licence ECDL and the Advanced IT Training System AITTS.
GI supports networking between researchers in industry, research institutes and universities by providing more than 100 special interest groups and about 40 regional branches. They can all rely on the same network of knowledge, best practices, skills and experience. Scientific and technical staffs from all types of colleges and research institutions play an active role in GI. All of them are represented in the management committee and the advisory councils.
About 10 % of GI’s members are students. For them, GI offers a network of contacts, information and coaching across many universities. There is an official advisory council looking after their interests.
Our close collaboration is assisted by services. For example, members are consistently well informed by our periodical Informatik Spektrum or by other print and online publications, edited by our interest groups.
Our own publication series LNI (Lecture Notes in Informatics) and access to Digital Libraries like those of the IEEE Computer Society or the new German io-port.net are other parts of our portfolio.
The number of freelance and self-employed IT experts in Germany is growing. Within GI those run an own special interest group. They are represented in the management committee through their own advisory council.
Our cooperation with the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry reaches from blue chip companies developing new architectures and solutions to a broad range of small and medium-sized companies who are adding value to their products by producing or using advanced IT solutions.
Gesellschaft für Systems Engineering e.V.
Die gemeinnützige Gesellschaft für Systems Engineering e.V. (GfSE) wurde 1997 mit dem Ziel gegründet, das Systems Engineering Gedankengut im deutschsprachigen Raum zu fördern und weiterzuentwickeln. Im Rahmen von Seminaren, Tagungen und anderen Angeboten stellt sie ein Forum für den Wissens- und Erfahrungsaustausch zwischen Industrie, Forschung und Lehre dar.
The International Requirements Engineering Board (IREB) has joined forces with the vision to create an international and professional basis for RE, in order to give this discipline the importance and the orientation that corresponds to its added value for the industry.
IREB is the developer and the holder of the CPRE (Certified Professional for Requirements Engineering) certification scheme. The board was created in 2006 by leading RE representatives, from science, research, industry and consulting, and today it is a worldwide renowned body of experts for the individual certification of professionals in requirements engineering. Though the CPRE certification scheme originated in Europe, it is also supported by committed members in many countries ranging from North and South America to Europe and Asia.
In their effort to establish the CPRE certification scheme internationally, IREB is highly successful. Today, more than 29,000 professionals have obtained the CPRE Foundation Level certificate in 68 countries.
For more information about IREB, their activities and the certification model, see www.ireb.org.
Micro Focus is a leading global enterprise software company uniquely positioned to help customers extend existing investments while embracing new technologies in a world of Hybrid IT. Providing customers with a world-class portfolio of enterprise-grade scalable solutions with analytics built-in, Micro Focus delivers customer-centered innovation across DevOps, Hybrid IT, Security and Risk Management, and Predictive Analytics. For more information visit www.microfocus.com/
The success of IT projects is decisive for many firms. That’s why microTOOL develops tools and offers services. Tool for application lifecycle management, project management and requirements engineering. And services like consultation, training and support for users at their locations.
With objectiF RPM, objectiF RM and in-STEP BLUE, microTOOL develops three very current tools. objectiF RPM supports application lifecycle management including project planning with requirements and useful graphic presentation. objectiF RM helps requirements engineers and business analysts with an environment to collect and arrange requirements with modern diagrams, for example for system contexts, system architecture, stakeholders, goals, requirements and tests. And in-STEP BLUE offers organizations and projects support for processes and fulfilling compliance requirements. This solution is still unique today, with its integration of management of projects, multi-projects, requirements, changes, quality, tests, risks and documents.
Get more information at www.microtool.de/en/
Certible is an independent personnel certification body, delivering exams and issuing certificates worldwide in highly sought-after areas from requirements engineering (IREB) and usability and user-experience (UXQB), to software architecture (iSAQB), software testing (ISTQB), Scrum (itedas) and medical software (CPMS). Certible is also proud to supply its exam-delivery infrastructure and technology to partners such as the Customer Experience Professionals Association (CXPA).
Certible delivers exams on-site with tablets as well as in test centers, with a fully-automated IT infrastructure that enables publication of results within minutes of exam completion while maintaining industry-leading standards of reliability, security and data protection.
Full details of Certible’s exams, including dates and registration, can be found online at: https://www.certible.com
ease solutions presents the new way of performing enterprise requirements management with R4J. As Atlassian Partner, we built on Atlassian’s flagship product an easy to start and Jira integrated RM solution.
ease solutions purpose is to help business increase efficiency & productivity through the simplification of complex IT processes. We enable our customers by providing full-managed, turnkey IT solutions & tools that leverage the sphere of our expertise coupled with the latest technology.
The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI), with offices in Boston, Potsdam (DE), London (UK) and Gorinchem (NL) is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world.
For more than 10 years, iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of IT professionals in over 100 countries on 6 continents in 10 languages. With over 30,000 certifications per year, iSQI paves the way for successful career development.
Constantly changing job requirements generate a demand for lifelong learning. To stay competitive in today´s job market, professionals need to possess comprehensive and comparable skills and knowledge. The iSQI ‘Certified’ Program includes certification examinations that set the global standards in Software Testing, Requirements Engineering, Agile, Business Analysis, Mobile App Testing as well as Usability and User Experience etc.
oose Innovative Informatik eG
For more than 20 years, oose Innovative Informatik eG has been offering excellent seminars, training sessions and workshops. We are always underway to provide advice and support even for the trickiest projects with the utmost enthusiasm.
Whether on the client's premises or in our very own oose.campus in Hamburg's Schanzenviertel district, our strength lies in treading unconventional paths at times to enable us to look beyond the end of our own noses, get a bird's-eye view, maintain an overview, be curious and develop new solutions.
Our core strengths in the area of software and systems engineering as well as new working worlds are more than just specialisms for us. We actively and passionately help to shape these topics and share our knowledge. What speaks in our favour? Our 120 seminars per year, through which we reach over 14,000 participants and have been able to impress 4,444 clients.
Tel. +49 40 414250-0
OSSENO Software GmbH
The aim of OSSENO Software GmbH is to simplify complex tasks during the early phases of development projects through smart software solutions and to increase their effectiveness and efficiency. With its “ReqSuite®” solution, the company is therefore offering experts as well as project stakeholders whose daily business does not include such tasks the opportunity to achieve better results in requirements engineering thanks to smart and comfortable work support. As a spin-off of the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering IESE, one of the most renowned institutes worldwide for software development methods, OSSENO Software GmbH combines the necessary industry and consulting experience with method expertise resulting from many years of state-of-the-art research. By coding this expertise into a software solution, OSSENO Software GmbH opens up completely new possibilities for companies to minimize burdens and risks in Requirements Engineering and thus to ultimately increase the profitability of development projects for the long term.
PiRo Systems Engineering GmbH
PiRo Systems Engineering GmbH is a jung company, supporting national and international development projects together with our customers. Our focus is the mastery of complex systems and projects. With innovative and unconventional methods in systems and requirements engineering as well as in the area of process work, we help to control non trivial development tasks.
With our method of “key word driven specification” various development artefacts can be connected content wise. This enables for example to create automatic test scripts based on various specifications just by one click.
Tools from our smaagile® series are supporting this method in various ways and help you with your specification work to be more efficient, smarter and more agile than ever before.
Qualicen GmbH supports companies in optimizing their software and systems engineering. Qualicen focuses on requirements and testing as well as model-based software and systems engineering. Qualicen's services includes method and process improvments as well as the introduction model-based systems engineering based on systematic status-quo analysis. Qualicen also offers the Qualicen Scout Tool Suite, with which specifications from different sources can be checked interactively and continuously for typical rule violations.
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