PROFES, the International Conference on Product-Focused Software Process Improvement, is among the top recognized software development and process improvement conferences.

PROFES offers manifold opportunities to share scientific and practical findings and experiences. We thus invite submissions of

Topics of Interest

The topics of interest include, but are not restricted to, the following:

  • Agile and lean methods and processes
  • Continuous deployment
  • Continuous experimentation, A/B testing
  • Crowdsourcing in software development
  • Development approaches using customer feedback
  • DevOps, Big data real-time analytics for software process improvement
  • Empirical studies in industry about processes and methods
  • Global or distributed software development and scaling
  • Infrastructure and processes for iterative or incremental software delivery
  • Predictive models for software engineering tasks
  • Process modeling, management, assessment and improvement
  • Processes and methods for commercial or open source development
  • Processes for (digital) software product innovation
  • Processes for security oriented software development and secure project management
  • Product quality models for software, system, and services
  • Project management techniques
  • Release planning
  • Service engineering processes
  • Software analytics with actionable insights on software products and processes
  • Software development for Cyber Physical Systems
  • Software ecosystems, software business and start-ups
  • Value-driven software development

Important Dates 

All relevant dates and deadlines can be taken from the Important Dates page.


Please visit the Submission Procedures page to learn more about the details.


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