Daniel Roy is 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. STPP is an SEI transition partner for PSP/TSP and a former partner for P-CMM.
Dan Roy has 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 include 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. Dan formed the first PSP instructors at SEI. He still is a PSP instructor, an SEI Team Software Process Launch Coach, an SEI PSP certified software developer, a past P-CMM instructor and a qualified user of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI). Dan recently obtained certification as a professional SCRUM master from Ken Schwaber.
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