Welcome to QESP
QESP is a specialist group of practitioners wishing to share their experiences and learn from others in the area of Software Quality, Software Process and Software Metrics. Amongst our members we have some of the best known experts in this field. It is a national organisation and may have international members.Learn more about QESP
By Ted Smillie - Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
We have had recent warnings that AI applications can cause a wide range of harms due to biased algorithms. Now it appears we are more exposed to developer misbehavior than to faulty algorithms. “It’s really sort of hilariously simple. If you’ve got a piece of text that you need to be aligned to the right, […]
By Shirley Jackson, PhD Candidate in Economic Sociology, University of Melbourne - Thursday, June 21st, 2018
While there is little consensus about the “future of work”, one thing is certain – young people are at the coalface. Young workers experience insufficient opportunities for work experience, a mismatch between work and education, a lack of career management skills and scant entry-level jobs, according to a report from the Foundation for Young Australians.
By University of California – Berkeley - Tuesday, June 19th, 2018
When it comes to understanding what makes people tick — and get sick — medical science has long assumed that the bigger the sample of human subjects, the better. But new research suggests this big-data approach may be wildly off the mark.
By Bronwen Wade-Leeuwen , Project Manager, Sustainability Research, Macquarie University Jessica Vovers Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering PhD Candidate, University of Melbourne Melissa Silk PhD Candidate, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology Sydney - Monday, June 11th, 2018
Gonski 2.0 urges us to get our children back to basics through the “three Rs” of reading, writing and arithmetic. For educators, there is now a greater need for science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) concepts to integrate with the arts (STEAM) across the wider curriculum.
We know this because business and industry broadcast that future-ready employees need to have multiple areas of expertise or at least appreciate how a range of skills fit together.