Best Paper Award

Best Industrial Experience Paper

Critical Smart Meter Projects

In their paper entitled "Why Software Testing Fails" they analyzed the introduction of smart metering technology in a large, critical project in the energy sector. The size and complexity of the project led to major difficulties in testing with serious consequences. Despite huge investments and effort, the project is still struggling to reach the rollout phase. The authors were able to trace back the identified problems to commonly known pitfalls, which are the root cause of testing failures in many of today's software projects.

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