Lehrstuhl für Angewandte Softwaretechnik
Chair for Applied Software Engineering

Zeiss Meditec Customer Sales Representative Assistant App rolled out in Germany and Mexico

In close cooperation with Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, a team of 7 students developed a mobile app that makes the life of ZEISS customer sales representatives easier. As part of the iPraktikum WS16/17, the team used agile development techniques to build the solution sales representatives really needed.

The app is currently being rolled out in Mexico and Germany. During the development process, the team identified two main use cases: ordering and stock taking. Until now, sales representatives were not able to cover these two use cases in a completely digital way. The team interviewed potential users in Mexico and Germany to identify the problems in the existing processes for these two use cases to prototype and develop a new improved solution. The close cooperation between industry partners and the Chair for Applied Software Engineering gives students the chance to work on real life problems with real customers. Even more, the students’ innovative, young and technology-driven approach is a huge opportunity for companies like ZEISS to prototype, develop and rollout new solutions in a fast way.

Carl Zeiss Meditec is happy to be part of the line-up for the iPraktikum summer term 2017 and looking forward to another success story driven by the engagement of young software engineers taking part in the Praktikum.

Tutor in POM (Summer 2017)

We will teach Project Organization and Management (POM) again in the summer semester 2017: it has a focus on software project management with exercises on agile methods, meeting management, retrospectives, release management, continuous integration and continuous delivery

POM has special emphasis on blended, experiential and interactive learning, mixing theory with exercises. We expect more than 400 students. Therefore, we are looking for motivated tutors who help us in the preparation and conduction of exercises. If you are interested, please write a short email to Stephan Krusche.

SIGCSE Workshop „How to Integrate Interactive Learning into Large Classes”

We will give a workshop on the topic How to Integrate Interactive Learning into Large Classes at the SIGCSE 2017. We will present how we teach in the lectures Project Organization and Management (POM) and Patterns in Software Engineering (PSE) lecture and introduce the concept of Interactive Learning. We provide insights into the different interactive learning exercises and show hands-on examples how to apply them for classes with more than 300 students. In case you have friends or colleagues joining the SIGCSE 2017 conference, spread a word about our workshop and recommend to register for it.  The workshop will take place on Saturday March 11, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm in Seattle, Washington.  If you have any questions feel free to contact Andreas Seitz.

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Student assistant wanted: Design of an information system with multiple displays for the ITüpferl

Event at the ITüpferl

We are celebrating 50 years of informatics in Munich and we are looking for a student taking care of an information system including videos, photos and text as well as the design of exhibitions in the ITüpferl. If you don’t know anything about the iTüpferl, find more information at: http://www.in.tum.de/forschung/ituepferl.html

 

 

 

Your tasks:

  • Design of the exhibition for 50 years of informatics in Munich and 10 years of iPraktikum in the ITüpferl
  • Design, installation and maintenance of an information system with multiple displays
  • Supervision of the weekly opening hours (2h) of the ITüpferl
  • Event organization (Schülertag, 50 years of informatics in Munich, Tag der offenen Tür)

 

We are looking for a motivated student with a workload of 5 hours per week for about 6 months. If you are interested, please write an application email with a short motivation and CV to Andreas Seitz (seitz (at) in.tum.de).

Sign up for the iPraktikum or its related courses for the summer semester!

 We will offer the iPraktikum again in the coming summer semester! We are looking for participants in various roles. Would you like to learn about software engineering in an applied setting while developing a mobile application? Apply as a Developer for the practical course iPraktikum.

If you have already participated in a project at our chair, consider applying for the seminar/practical course Agile Project Management. In this course, you get to take on the role of a Coach and learn about agile project management in a real project.

Are you an experienced iOS developer? Apply to be a Tutor in our introductory courses and teach beginners how to develop in Swift as participant in the (pro)seminar Teaching iOS. You prepare an interactive tutorial and help students during the course.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Dora Dzvonyar or ios (at) in.tum.de.

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2nd CSE Workshop @ SE 2017

CSEWe are co-hosting the 2nd Workshop on Continuous Software Engineering together with RWTH Aachen and FAU Nürnberg. The goal of this workshop is to present and discuss innovative solutions, ideas and experiences in the area of continuous integration and continuous delivery including workflows, technologies, architecture, testing and culture. We solicit full papers (up to 8 pages) presenting original and evaluated research and short papers (up to 4 pages) describing novel ideas, identified challenges and experience reports. The workshop will take place on February 21, 2017 in Hanover, Germany, in conjunction with the Software Engineering conference 2017. You can find a detailed description of the topics covered and the call for papers can be found on the CSE17 website. We are looking forward to your paper submissions until January 8, 2017 (extended) and great discussions during the workshop!

Tutors wanted: EASE MOOC (Winter 2016/17)

In the upcoming winter semester 2016/17, we will teach a completely new course Essentials of Applied Software Engineering (EASE) as Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). The course focuses on software development with exercises on analysis, design, modeling, programming and testing, but also includes project management and design patterns topics.

The course has a special emphasis on active, blended and experiential learning, mixing theory in online videos with online exercises to create an interactive learning experience for participating students. Therefore, we are looking for motivated tutors who help us in the preparation of videos and online exercises.

If you are interested, please write an application email with motivation, CV and TUM Online grade report to Stephan Krusche.

iPraktikum Client Acceptance Test


The iPraktikum is once again coming to the finish line. We are happy to invite you to the Client Acceptance Test (CAT), which will take place on Thursday, 14 July, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm in the Interims Lecture Hall 1. We will also live stream the complete event: https://livestream.com/ios/16CAT.

Each of the 12 teams will give a presentation about the functionality of their App, a demonstration of the main features and the final status of their project. Check the schedule and other practical information here.

 

CPSSC'16 and CSE'16 - Review & Recordings

In February members of our chair organised the 1st International Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems in the Context of Smart Cities (CPSSC'16) and the Workshop on Continuous Software Engineering (CSE’16) as part of SE 2016. Andreas Seitz and Constantin Scheuermann were responsible for the CPSSC’16 and Lukas Alperowitz together with colleagues from the RWTH Aachen were in charge for CSE’16.

The results of the CPSSC Workshop have been video recorded and are available online.

As part of the opening session, Volker Hartkopf held the keynote of the CPSSC´16 about "Campuses as Living & Lived Laboratories for Smart Cities".

After a short break, the scientific program started with the following contributions:

 

As part of the closing session a panel discussion with well-known experts in the area of Smart Cities, Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart Office Environments was organized. The scope of the discussion was "The Future of Smart Cities", which was moderated by Prof. Bernd Brügge, Ph.D.

Members of the Panel Discussion:

  • Prof. Dr.h.c. Volker Hartkopf, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Oliver Juli, Aspern Smart City Research
  • Prof. Dr. Ardeshir Mahdavi, Technische Universität Wien
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Monika Sturm, Leibniz Universität Hannover

The entire panel discussion as been recorded and is available online https://cloudbruegge.in.tum.de/index.php/s/V5eH9vH42wD0X3E.

Special thanks goes to Ruth Demmel and Andreas Jung for their great support during and after the CPSSC workshop, 2016.

iPraktikum and related courses, winter 2016/17

 We will offer the iPraktikum again in the coming winter semester! We are looking for participants in various roles. Would you like to learn about software engineering in an applied setting while developing a mobile application? Apply as a Developer for the practical course iPraktikum.

If you have already participated in a project at our chair, consider applying for the seminar/practical course Agile Project Management. In this course, you get to take on the role of a Coach and learn about agile project management in a real project.

Are you an experienced iOS developer? Apply to be a Tutor in our introductory courses and teach beginners how to develop in Swift as participant in the (pro)seminar Teaching iOS. You prepare an interactive tutorial and help students during the course.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Lukas Alperowitz or ios (at) in.tum.de.

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