For media/bloggers: SIG (Software Improvement Group) UK

Dr. Joost Visser, Head of Research, SIG, at launch of Software Energy Footprint Lab, Amsterdam

SIG (Software Improvement Group) advises clients on software quality, software risk and software economics.

The company provides management with a fact-based insight into their current IT situation, along with pragmatic and actionable recommendations on how to improve that situation. It advises on how to govern software projects effectively, when and how to invest in quality improvement, how to rationalize and how to control cost.

SIG performs both in-depth technical analysis and management level financial analysis and consolidate the two. Our research department continually advances state of the art software research.

It has clients located throughout Europe, who use SIG services to manage their systems old, new, developed in house, or off-shored to a different continent.

SIG boasts an in-house ISO 17025 certified laboratory to perform software analyses. In partnership with TÜV, it can grade and certify the quality of software systems. It aims to transform the enterprise software industry by making sure that quality and risk are part of the software procurement process.

SIG Products and Services

SIG offers five core services:

  1. Software Product Certification
  2. Software Risk Assessment
  3. Software Monitoring
  4. Project Risk Estimation

It also offers the following research based services:

  1. Spreadsheet analyses
  2. Green software
  3. Valuation of software

SIG has recently come to the UK.  Its UK manager is Joss Ings Chambers, and Waves PR is helping introduce the company to CIOs across the UK.

 

Contacts:

Contact Claire Thompson, Waves PR for information regarding SIG

e: claire at wavespr.com   t: +44(0) 7771817015

 

Useful Resources

SIG Website (in English)

SIG photos on Flickr

Customer video: Dutch Chamber of Commerce

News/Releases

July 30, 2012: Analyst (Quocirca) comment: Ensuring that top down and bottom up meet in the middle

April 3,  2012:  Companies’ Software Unprepared for IPv6

March 2012:  SIG round table – What makes a successful software development team? Flickr set here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/softwareimprovementgroup/sets/72157629292596180/

February 2012: SIG Opens a research centre, the Software Energy Footprint Lab #SEFLab (Biography: Miguel Ferreira, researcher)

On November 15, 2011, SIG was at Public Sector ICT, where customer Anwar Osseyran was due to speak. Mark Hissink Muller, Senior Management Consultant, SIG, was available at the conference and available to speak with the media. Note: Dr Jan Willem Tellegen replaced Dr Osseyran as speaker.

Port of Rotterdam’s Software System Rewarded with Five-Star Rating, October 21, 2011

SIG (Software Improvement Group) opens UK Office, September 26, 2011

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