With the fast development and extensive application of information and communication technology (ICT), information industry has already become a strong dynamic hauling force for any economic growth. As the kernel and soul of the information industry, software has penetrated into nearly every aspect of economic and has caused profound changes in enhancing efficiency for industries of manufacturing, agriculture, services and social management. As a result, software and information service industry has become the most important and strategic industry of the world. In year 2009, this research centre was founded and it was previously known as the Software Engineering or Systems Engineering Research Centre (SERC). It has been re-branded to its current name since early 2012.
CSI aims to work with almost any type of organizations to enhance their innovation potential and to develop smarter software applications and solutions more quickly. Initially, the centre consists of six (6) ambitious members. However, starting from 2014 we have doubled our members who have blended expertise including IREB Certified Professional for Requirement Engineering (CPRE), ISTQB Certified Tester Foundation Level (CTFL), ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level Test Manager (CTAL Test Manager), PSMB certified trainer, ITIL certified consultant as well as experienced educators and industry practitioners. The centre has two main units:
To be a leading research centre in innovative systems and advanced software quality
We strive to deliver high quality research and development leading to the state-of-the-art inventions, and to provide excellent consultancy services towards enhancing organizations competitive advantage in today business environment. We strive to deliver high quality research and development leading to the state-of-the-art inventions, and to provide excellent consultancy services towards enhancing organizations competitive advantage in today business environment.
Areas of Specialization:
Dr. Suhaimi Abdul Rahman (Head)
Centre for Software Innovation (CSI)
College of Information Technology
Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN)
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