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New Book: Going It Alone

In Going It Alone: Essential Tips for the Independent Consultant Karl Wiegers offers an abundance of pragmatic pointers from his 20+ years of experience as a consultant, trainer, and author. If you have questions about setting prices, negotiating agreements, dealing with difficult clients, writing for publication, or generating revenue while you sleep, Going It Alone has answers.

Details, contents, and sample chapters
New Book: The Reconstruction

The Reconstruction Karl Wiegers's first novel, a forensic mystery titled The Reconstruction, is now available! Here's the synopsis: "Shocked when she discovers that she has a close personal connection to some unidentified remains found in a forest grave, a forensic sculptor strives to identify the victim, confirm their relationship, and deliver justice for the victim's death."

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Who is Process Impact?

Process Impact focuses on practical software process improvement. Our mission is to collaborate with clients to have an impact on the processes their software organizations use, and to help those processes have an impact on the business. We apply established process improvement models and approaches in a non-dogmatic, sensible way that fits the culture and needs of each organization. Areas of expertise include requirements engineering, risk management, software peer reviews, project management, metrics, and process assessment. Karl Wiegers, the Principal Consultant at Process Impact, has many years of experience with software development, software management, and leading process improvement, quality improvement, and software measurement activities in both small and large organizations.

Products and Services

  • Training courses on various aspects of software development and management (available for licensing)
  • eLearning versions of training seminars, which provide flexible and inexpensive training options
  • On-demand webinars
  • Books and articles on many aspects of software engineering and management
  • Ebooks with concise, practical guidance

Contact Information

Karl Wiegers, PhD
Principal Consultant
Process Impact
11491 SE 119th Drive
Happy Valley, OR 97086-8278
Phone: 503-698-7879

Worthy Causes

Norm Kerth Benefit Fund: Donations are welcome to help a highly-respected consultant who received a disabling brain injury in an automobile accident (more information).

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