STPP, Inc.

Daniel Roy was President of Software Technology, Process and People (STPP) Inc., a training and consulting company specializing in the institutionalization of disciplined software engineering practices at the individual and small team levels.

Dan Roy had 35 years experience in the development of biomedical and space systems as a hardware engineer, a programmer, a systems engineer, a research engineer and a manager. He worked for twelve years at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Dan was a project leader at SEI from 1990 to 1994. His interests included methodologies, risk management, process (from the Personal Software Process (PSPSM)[i] to Capability Maturity Model (CMM®)[ii] assessments), the People-CMM, and the psychological aspects of change management. Dan was selected by SEI to verify and approve the French translation of CMM and CBA-IPI material in the late 90’s. He is a "qualified user" of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and a professional SCRUM master.


Dan is co-author of the book “Meeting Deadlines in Hard Real-Time Systems, the rate monotonic approach” (Briand-Roy) published by IEEE in 1999.


[i] PSP and Personal Software Process are service marks of Carnegie Mellon University

[ii] CMM and Capability Maturity Model are registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office