Software and Systems Engineering Committee

The Software and Systems Engineering Committee of the Professional Activities Board (PAB-SSE) is currently involved in several projects in the field of software and systems engineering. If you are interested in participating in this work, please contact the PAB-SSE Chair, Richard Fairley.

Updates on current PAB-SSE projects can be found to the right.


SWECOM Now Open for Public Review
The public review draft of the Software Engineering Competency Model (SWECOM) is available online for public review comments through Sunday 20 April 2014.

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SWEBOK V3.0 Now Available
Version 3.0 of the SWEBOK(R) Guide has received all necessary approvals and is now available in .PDF and paperback formats.

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SEBoK news

The Guide to the Systems Engineering Body of Knowledge (SEBoK) consists of seven parts broken into 26 knowledge areas with 112 topics, as well as five use cases, seven case studies, and six vignettes to illustrate the contents. It includes a 363-entry glossary and 224 primary references, plus hundreds more additional references. The Guide represents contributions from 70 authors around the world and comments from hundreds of reviewers.

Version 1.1.2 of SEBoK is available at

For more information on the most recent version and on the newly available SEBoK sandbox, please visit our newsroom.


The Body of Knowledge and Curriculum to Advance Systems Engineering Project, commonly called "BKCASE," held its 13th workshop, a joint workshop of the editorial governing boards, in January 2014.