Affiliate Program

STT has an affiliate program to extend services when required by the client community.

The following are affiliates with STT:

Ed Weller

Ed was a consultant with Software Technology Transition from 1995 through 2005.

Ed has over 35 years of experience in hardware, test, software, systems, and software process engineering.   For the last 15 years, he has been the senior technical leader for division level software process improvement programs. He has established two inspection programs, the first at Bull HN Information Systems, which was described in the 1993 IEEE Software article "Lessons from Three Years of Inspection Data", and later at Motorola’s Satellite Communications Division. Prior to joining STT full time, he was the Bull Information Systems Division Large Systems Division Senior Fellow responsible for Software Process, while working with STT.

He was a certified Lead Assessor in the SEI CMM-Based Appraisal for Internal Process Improvement (CBA-IPI) and instructor of the "Introduction to the CMM".  He is an authorized SCAMPI Lead Appraiser and instructor for the Introduction to the CMMI, and has conducted appraisals across all levels in the CMMI. He has participated in numerous assessments and software supplier process evaluations based on the SEI Appraisal model.

Ed was a co-founder and first co-chair of the Software Inspection and Review Organization, a special interest group promoting the use of inspection process, and  a member of the SEI's Software Measurements Steering Committee and the DoD Software Best Practices Initiative Steering Committee. He was the Program Chair of the 7th International Conference on the Applications of Software Measurement (1996). Ed was also program chair for ASM 99, 2000, 2001 and 2002.

His September 1993 IEEE Software article was awarded best article of the year honors by the IEEE Software Editorial Board, and his presentation "Using Metrics to Manage Software Projects" was selected as the best presentation at the 1994 Applications of Software Measurement Conference. He has three publications on applications of statistical process control: "Practical Applications of Statistical Process Control" in the 2000 IEEE Software, "Applying Quantitative Methods to Software Maintenance" in the Software Quality Professional, and “Applying Statistical Process Control to Software”, Chapter 40 of IT Measurement: Practical Advice from the Experts, Addison-Wesley. Ed has nearly 60 published articles, conference presentations and tutorials to his credit.

Ed received his BSE in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, and MSEE from the Florida Institute of Technology. Ed is a Senior Member of the IEEE.