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Product Release Planning - Obsolete or More Urgent than Ever? by Guenther Ruhe (University of Calgary)

The workshop is to describe the state-of-the art and practice of release planning. In times of more and more adaptive development, the value of planning in general needs to be revisited. With the comprehensive information available from all kinds of repositories, forums and user groups, the process and participation in the release planning process needs to be changed. The workshop is designed to provide processes to support analytical product release planning and illustrates its value by case study results.

Guenther Ruhe is the Industrial Research Chair in Software Engineering at the University of Calgary. His research focuses on product release planning, software project management, decision support, data analytics, empirical software engineering, and search-based software engineering. Ruhe received a habilitation in computer science from the University of Kaiserslautern. Since 2016, he serves as the Editor in Chief of the Information and Software Technoloogy (IST) journal. He’s a senior member of IEEE and a member of ACM. Contact him at ruhe@ucalgary.ca.