An Industrial Seminar in
Software Engineering

Going Agile, Global, Innovative and into the Cloud
What are the consequences for the software business as we see it today?

November 14, 2012 at BTH, Campus Gräsvik, 09:30 - 17:00

Software development and management is continuously changing. New technical solutions, new ways of developing software and new organizational forms give raise to a number of challenges. Each organization developing software must adapt and change as they face new challenges. The objective of the seminar is to discuss challenges and solutions in relation to the evolution of software development in the last decade and in the coming decade. The seminar includes three inspirational presentations from different industry representatives, which then will form the basis for breakout groups for interactive discussions about the way forward in software development to ensure industrial competitiveness.

Tentative program:

09:30-10:00 Coffee
10:00-10:30 Introduction - Claes Wohlin, BTH
10:30-11:45 Industrial inspiration presentations
  • Björn Törnqvist, Massive - A Ubisoft Studio: "Staying Innovative on a Deadline - Lessons Learned in the Online Backends of the Games Industry"
  • Magnus Wilson, Ericsson: "Value and Innovation"
  • Per Branger, ABB Process Automation: "Experiences of Agile with Distributed Teams"
11:45-12:00 Breakout group teasers
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Breakout groups - topics: agile, global, cloud and innovation/value (introduced and chaired by BTH researchers)
14:30-15:00 Group reporting
15:00-15:30 Topic specific meeting points and possibilities to discuss and share experiences over coffee with industrial and academic colleagues
15:30-17:00 Parallel options
  1. Continuation of discussion and sharing of experiences over coffee with industrial and academic partners
  2. Björn Hovstadius and Jaana Nyfjord, Swedsoft: "An Opportunity to Influence the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for Software"

This open seminar is organized as part of the BESQ+ project funded by the Knowledge Foundation. WELCOME!

The seminar is held at BTH, Karlskrona in House J, Room 1650.

The number of seats is limited. For registration, please send an email to with name, affiliation and address. Please include any food restrictions. Deadline for registration is on November 5.

Cancellations should be sent to Claudia Fricker at the latest by November 5.

Attendance is free. However, registrants (without cancellation as above) not attending will be invoiced a cost of 500 SEK, due to blocking the seats from other attendees.

Target Audience
Industry developing software-intensive systems







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