SCALARE Project Kicks Off!

scalare_cakeThe ITEA2-SCALARE project has officially kicked off on December 3rd, 2013. The kick-off meeting was co-located at the Lean Enterprise Software & Systems Conference in Galway, Ireland.

The SCALARE project will soon publish its first Newsletter in early 2014. Meanwhile, the SCALARE partners wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

 

SCALing softwARE

“Energy management is increasingly depending on software and paradoxically the software is becoming one of the highest growth energy demanders. SCALARE will help for addressing this new info-energy scenario in an efficient and sustainable way.”

–Jesus Bermejo, SCALARE project manager, Schneider Electric

 

“Since 2009 we have been moving our product development from a traditional waterfall model to a Lean and Agile way of working and now see the need to take the next steps to make our operations even more flexible and faster by scaling our processes to better involve the customer and the delivery chain and also by exploring opportunities to create an eco-system model where we work closely together with our partners to boost speed and innovativeness. We see that the SCALARE project as providing ideal research and collaboration possibilities to take this intention forwards”

–Harri Oikarinen, Director of R&D, Ericsson

 

“Softhouse is today a leading provider of lean software development expertise in Scandinavia. With the Scalare project we will get a more systematic and powerful approach when helping our customers with scalability issues in the their sw products, processes and organizations. We look forward to contribute with our experiences and to co-operate with our new business partners in the Scalare consortium.”

–Peter Thorman, CEO, Softhouse Consulting

 

“The work performed in SCALARE will allow FADA-CATEC to increase modularity and reusability of our software products, and to improve our position and experience for future developments of certified Remotely Piloted Aircraft software”.

–Juan Pedro Vela, Director, Fundación Andaluza para el Desarrollo Aeroespacial – Center for Advanced Aerospace Technologies (FADA-CATEC)

 

“The SCALARE project fits exceptionally well our goals to ramp up a software development organisation to match the existing and developing ecosystem on Telecommunications business.”
–Timo Tarvainen, Technology Director, Esju Oy