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1 Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA The International Process Research Consortium (IPRC) Jay Douglass

2 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 2 What is IPRC? The SEI initiated the IPRC as a technology scout vehicle. It is a two-year effort (August 2004 – August 2006) With international representation Its purpose is to forecast promising process technologies for the next generation of challenges in the software- intensive enterprise.

3 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 3 What Challenges Are We Trying to Address? Technological innovation never stops Today’s solutions were once yesterday’s ideas The problem space continues to change and new challenges emerge; we must always be preparing for the future

4 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 4 The IPRC Approach to this Challenge Bring together the international process community researchers technologists acquirers suppliers users Interact, debate, discuss Develop an R&D roadmap a view of the future landscape of process needs a forecast of technology possibilities an agenda for strategic research directions

5 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 5 The IPRC Organization SEI is the IPRC Coordinator Membership: Industry - leaders in process change, bringing the “state of the practice” and needs for the future Researchers - leaders in process research, bringing the “state of the art” and new ideas for the future Research funding agencies – enablers of change, bringing support for the “state of the possible”

6 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 6 Roadmap Development Framework DivergeExploreConverge Generate topics Future visioning Synthesize Publish roadmap Evaluate Filter Aug 04 Aug 06 2-day workshops * adapted from Simplex: A Flight to Creativity, by Min Basadur, 1995

7 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 7 Interested in Getting Involved? - Become a Sponsoring Member Memberships are available for organizations who would like to participate and sponsor the IPRC (Sponsoring Member) 18 Sponsoring Memberships available Who should consider becoming a Sponsoring Member? Software-intensive enterprises that are innovators of process technology users of process technology for competitive advantage Membership fee is $75K per year, $150K total, provides a seat at the table for a delegate of your choice

8 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 8 Benefits to Being a Sponsoring Member Ask yourself these two questions: (1) Do you know where to put your R&D investment dollars? -there are so many possibilities -Inform your decisions with IPRC input, we will agree on a few priority investment areas -be intimately involved in the creation, get your key issues on the table (2) What will be your differentiator as a leader in the future? -you may be using ISO, six sigma, agile, or CMMI today -but what will distinguish your organization as a leader 5-10 years from now? -be intimately involved in setting the standards for future excellence

9 © 2004 by Carnegie Mellon University 9 For More Information... Visit the IPRC web site at To inquire about becoming Sponsoring Member, please contact: Jay Douglass, Caroline Graettinger,


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