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ISD Announces Dr. Paul Nielsen, Director and CEO of the Software Engineering Institute, to Deliver Keynote at the 3rd ISD Brasil Customers Conference

2006-09-13

For Immediate Release
ISD Announces Dr. Paul Nielsen, Director and CEO of the
Software Engineering Institute, to Deliver Keynote at the 3rd ISD
Brasil Customers Conference
Dr. Nielsen to present “The Future of Process Improvement – The Three
Dimensions of Growth.”
POCASSET, Mass. (September 18, 2006) – Integrated System Diagnostics, Inc. (ISD)
today announced that Dr. Paul Nielsen, Director and CEO of the Software Engineering Institute at
Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver the keynote address at ISD’s 3rd ISD Brasil Customer
Conference, September 20-22, 2006 at the WTC Hotel, Sao Paulo, Brasil.
Dr. Nielsen’s presentation, “The Future of Process Improvement – The Three Dimensions of
Growth,” is intended to motivate firms to apply CMMI-based process improvement principles as
an enterprise solution-across functional disciplines, up and down supply chains, and deeper
software engineering issues such as architecture and security. This broader perspective presents
opportunity to adopters of CMMI-based process improvement services.
“Bringing an enterprise perspective to model-based process improvement programs helps
organizations adopt a more disciplined approach to software and systems development,” said Dr.
Nielsen. “Our mission is to help organizations identify opportunities to put improvement models to
work, and realize business benefits beyond those achieved in the software engineering
organization.”
“We are pleased Dr. Nielsen has agreed to deliver the keynote address at ISD’s Customer
Conference,” said Albert Soule, ISD Director of Business Development. “This is a highly relevant
message for our customers to understand as they formulate their improvement goals and
objectives.”
ISD, Inc. and ISD Brasil deliver a broad range of SEI, and internally developed process
improvement consulting, training, appraisal services and tools as one of SEI’s Partners since
1992.
About the Software Engineering Institute
The Software Engineering Institute (SEI) is a U.S. Department of Defense federally funded
research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon University. The SEI helps
organizations make measured improvements in their software engineering capabilities by
providing technical leadership to advance the practice of software engineering. For more
information, visit the SEI Web site at http://www.sei.cmu.edu.
For more information, contact Kelly Ann Kimberland, Public Relations Manager, at 412-268-4793
or public-relations@sei.cmu.edu. Visit SEI at www.sei.cmu.edu.
About ISD
Integrated System Diagnostics Incorporated (ISD) is a US-headquartered, multinational
corporation dedicated to the dissemination and successful application of model-based process
improvement technology. Based in Pocasset, Massachusetts, ISD is the premier, high value
supplier of model based process improvement training, consulting, appraisal services and tools,
for global commercial, aerospace and defense customers. ISD is a technology leader in the
development of model-based appraisal methods and appraisal automation solutions.
For more information, contact Albert Soule, Director, Business Development, at 508-743-0802 or
als@isd-inc.com. For ISD Brasil, contact Carlos Alberto Carem, Executive Director ISD Brasil at
(11) 3818-8989. Visit ISD Brasil at www.isdbrasil.com.br.

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