IEEE-CS Meeting of the Month


Real World Software Risk Management

Presented by Mary Lewis

Tuesday September 22, 2015

Time: 6:30 PM – Networking and Pizza; 7:00 – 8:00 PM – Program

There is no cost to attend at McLean, Silver Spring

Understanding the probability and potential impact of a software failure, hazard or threat is critical for implementing an effective test strategy and achieving a successful project outcome. This presentation will review traditional software risks analysis methods and take a look at innovative techniques software engineers can use to manage risks within the project life cycle.

Mary Lewis, a graduate of Temple University’s College of Engineering with a degree in Electrical Engineering has over twenty years of experience as an IT professional. As a Certified Software Quality Engineer (CSQE), she worked in quality roles at IBM, Fiserv, and Lockheed Martin.

Most recently she participated in a job analysis workshop for the CSQE body of knowledge. Mary is also the Program Coordinator for the American Society for Quality (ASQ), Washington DC & Maryland Metro Section (509), Software Special Interest Group (SSIG).

Location Data:

The presenter will be remote with the presentation video/teleconferenced to the following locations: MITRE-2 room 1N100, 7515 Colshire Drive, McLean, VA 22102; FDA, Bldg 66, room G512, 10903 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD;  MITRE Eatontown, NJ; MITRE Aberdeen, MD



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