11-15 July the European Software Institute Center Bulgaria has organized a training session in Skopje, Macedonia and Sofia, Bulgaria.
On 11th of July a one-day course “CMMI® for Senior Managers” has taken place in Skopje. This is the first ESI Center’s project in Macedonia and it is organized in cooperation with MASIT - the Macedonian Association of Information Technology. 30 participants from Macedonia and 5 from Bulgaria have attended the training.
The ESICenter Global Alliance has launched worldwide the IT Mark Certification for quality and maturity of the Business Processes in SMEs that develop and maintain Information Technology (IT) Systems.
The IT Mark is a reference for IT SMEs. Thus they can demonstrate their customers the state-of-the-practice processes enable them to provide best-in-class Services and Products. On the other hand, the customers can distinguish Good Suppliers from the rest.
Companies and organizations from 7 countries have met in Sofia to discuss the possibilities of Software Process Improvement in South-Eastern Europe. Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia & Montenegro, Macedonia, Spain, Mexico and Brazil have attended the regional workshop.
There were presented 25 high-level decision makers from: associations - Bulgaria, Romania, Macedonia, Serbia; Donor programs- EBRD, USAID; companies “on the road” to CMMI; European Software Institute and ESI Centers (Mexico, Brazil, Bulgaria).
The fourth ESICenters Meeting was hosted by the ESI Center Bulgaria. Two new ESI Global Alliance products - GUC (Good User Certificate) and ITmark were announced
European Software Institute Center Bulgaria has started it’s 2005 activities with CMMI week in Romania. This first ESI Center’s project in Romania is organized in cooperation with ARIES - the Romanian Association for Electronics and Software Industry.
34 trainnees from 11 leading software companies have participated in the two main courses- a 3day “Introduction to CMMI” and one-day “CMMI for Senior Managers”, offered by ESI Center Bulgaria. All participants have had the opportunity to discuss issues directly with a SEI authorized instructor.