Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools
You are here: Home news Software@ speaker series 2017

Software@ speaker series 2017

A seminar series inviting speakers from Irish-based software companies. We discuss various approaches to creating software, methods, technology stacks, evolution of architecture, design process, dynamics of deployment, test culture, peer processes etc.
Software@ speaker series 2017

A Macintosh in 1984 style

The seminars are open to all.

The 2017 series calendar:

  1. Software@ Version1 - 5:15pm, February 6, 2017
  2. Software@ TestReach - 12 midday, February 7, 2017
  3. Software@ DemonWare - 3pm, February 14, 2017
  4. Software@ Dimension Data - 3pm, February 28, 2017
  5. Software@ OpenJaw - 3pm, April 11, 2017

The goal of this seminar series is two-fold. It allows software companies to share their experiences with academics. It enables students to gain a deeper understanding of what is involved in developing software in a real environment. Topics include but aren't limited to:

  • Software methodology
  • Technology stack
  • Approach to testing and bugs
  • Deployment
  • Experiences with various practices, e.g. code reviews, TDD, pair programming, refactoring, etc.


Mel Ó Cinnéide,

School of Computer Science and Informatics,

University College Dublin.

Allen Higgins,

UCD School of Business,

University College Dublin.