IEEE Computer Society Expands its Training and Sponsored Webinars for Individuals and Corporations

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 28 October, 2011 – The IEEE Computer Society has expanded its webinar program to include professional development webinars for individuals, training webinars for organizations, and sponsored webinars for companies hoping to generate leads.

Two professional development webinars for individuals are scheduled next month, and several others are scheduled for December. The Computer Society’s professional development webinars are intended to give individuals immediate access to cutting-edge topics that they can immediately apply in their jobs or careers.

“Scaling up to Large Projects and Teams,” featuring teacher and consultant Stephen Mellor, a signatory to the Agile Manifesto, is scheduled for Thursday, 10 November at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET/18:00 GMT. Mellor is the author of “Structured Development for Real-Time Systems”, “Object Lifecycles”, “Executable UML”, and “MDA Distilled.” The webinar will be moderated by Theodore Rozolis, senior marketing manager at the IEEE Computer Society. To register, visit

On Thursday, 17 November at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET/18:00 GMT, Ovum Principal Analyst Tony Baer will conduct a Coffee Break Chat about systems engineering with Dominic Tavassoli, an IBM program director. Baer leads Ovum's research on the application lifecycle for complex systems, middleware, and data integration. Tavassoli has 20 years experience in systems engineering, advanced software development, and process improvement around CMMI, agile, and application lifecycle management.

The webinar will be moderated by Chris Ruoff, senior manager of sales and channel development at the IEEE Computer Society. To register, visit

The Computer Society also offers training webinars tailored to organizations’ specific information needs. The training webinars offer a cost-effective means of arming technical staff with the critical skills and insight needed for their jobs at a fraction of the cost of traditional training.

The webinars feature industry thought leaders who are the best in their fields and able to quickly present the latest information about emerging technologies in a manner that will make it easy for employees to absorb and apply to their work projects and careers.

The Computer Society has been providing high-quality training webinars to Lockheed Martin’s Systems and Software Initiative since 2008. Designed to be of value and interest to system and software engineers and architects, the webinars help systems and software engineers and architects achieve flawless execution in the development of complex solutions that are delivered problem-free to the customer.

“IEEE Computer Society webinars have provided the Lockeed Martin technical community with exposure to emerging technology and fresh ideas from industry and academic icons, providing role models, and encouraging participation in professional activities,” said Will Tracz, Lockheed Martin Fellow.

The Computer Society also offers sponsored webinars that can help companies generate leads for products and services, get immediate feedback from participants, and reach target prospects. Visit for more information about the Computer Society’s webinar programs.

About the Computer Society

With nearly 85,000 members, the IEEE Computer Society is the world’s leading organization of computing professionals. Founded in 1946, and the largest of the 38 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Computer Society is dedicated to advancing the theory and application of computer and information-processing technology, and is known globally for its computing standards activities. For more information, go to

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