Prediction Tools for Software Development

At the PROMISE 2011 conference in Banff, Ayse Bener of Ryerson University organized a panel on the future of predictive modelling in software development. Such models are used for quality, productivity, schedule, cost, or profitability estimation and rely on rich historical data, both code- and non-code related, to be successul. Setting them up, collecting the […]

EMSE Course at UPM

[ October 11, 2011 to January 18, 2012. ] Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain

The European Master of Software Engineering (EMSE ) is a joint graduate-level degree offered by four European Universities. EMSE is awarded every year with grants from the European Union through its Erasmus Mundus Program which promotes higher education excellence. The Erasmus Mundus Program funds cooperation among academics through the invitation of non-European professors […]


[ September 21, 2011; ] Banff, Alberta

7th International Conference on Predictive Models in Software Engineering
Panelist: The Road Ahead in Predictive Modeling

How to Evaluate Cost-Effectiveness of Software Projects and Process Improvement

Today I finished a training course for Siemens India on cost effectiveness of software development projects and process improvement initiatives. The course was conducted over LiveMeeting in 5 consecutive days. 23 people from 4 different locations participated in the training. We covered basic techniques for evaluating cost-effectiveness, such as NPV and Real Productivity, and worked […]

LiveMeeting Training on Cost Effectiveness, Siemens India

[ July 26, 2010 to July 30, 2010. ]

Conducted over LiveMeeting for Siemens AG — Gurgaon, Kolkata, Bangalore, Pune, India

Here is a related post about this event.

Materials for Participants

Evaluating Software Development and Process Improvement Initiatives

with Hakan Erdogmus

July 26-30, 2010 –  8h00-10h00 through LiveMeeting

In times of economic turmoil, cost effectiveness and productivity in software development is more important than ever. This tutorial will discuss quantitative […]

ICSE 2010 Tutorial, Cape Town, South Africa

[ May 3, 2010; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ]  


Cost Effectiveness Analysis in Software Engineering, Half-day Tutorial

Invited Talk, Izmir University of Economics

[ September 30, 2009; ]  

Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Computer Sciences

Yazilim Sureclerinin Yedi Esas Ozelligi

Konusmaci: Dr. M. Hakan Erdogmus
Tarih / Saat: 30 Eylul 2009, Carsamba / 14.15
Yer: IEU Konferans Salonu

Izmir, Turkey

Turkish National SE Symposium (UYMS) Keynote, Istanbul, Turkey

[ October 8, 2009 to October 10, 2009. ] October 8, 2009, Yildiz Teknik Universitesi, Istanbul, Turkey

Keynote address at Turkish National Software Engineering Symposium

For attendees: UYMS 2010 Keynote Slides (in Turkish)

Rio Info Technology Workshop Keynote, Course & COPPE Visit, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

[ September 8, 2009 to September 13, 2009. ]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Keynote address and tutorial at Rio Info 2009 (Sep 9-10, 2009) and visit to COPPE at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

(September 8, 2009)
For attendees: RioInfo 2009 Bundle Erdogmus (slides of course, keynote and COPPE talk; supplementary materials)

Software Estimation Panel

[ May 19, 2009; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]  At ICSE 2009, Vancouver, BC


I will be on the panel titled The Role of Judgment in Software Estimation.