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Val Casey

  • Doctor
  • Senior Researcher
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • 44PublicationsNumber of items in Val's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 7Followers


Dr. Valentine (Val) Casey is a Senior Researcher in the Regulated Software Research Group at Dundalk Institute of Technology. His previous role was Senior Lecturer in Software Quality and Testing and Global Software Development Research (GSD) Area Leader at Bournemouth University. He has undertaken 4 independent studies focusing on GSD over the last 12 years. He has published widely in the areas of GSD, virtual team operation and software process improvement. His publications include his book “Software Testing and Global Industry: Future Paradigms”. He is a programme committee member for a number of international conferences and a reviewer for various Software Engineering journals including IEEE Software & Communications of the ACM. He spent three years as a researcher with Lero - The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre at the University of Limerick where he also lectured. He has over 20 years industrial experience in software development. He is a Software Engineering Institute (SEI) trained CMMI assessor and holds a MSc. in Software Re-Engineering and a BSc. in Economics and Management. His last role in industry was that of Quality Manager in an organisation which employed a number of different distributed development strategies including virtual team based software development. He has also provided consultancy services focusing on distributed / global software development, software process improvement, and testing to the financial and telecom sectors.The focus of his work is practical and industry based while leveraging the wider areas of academic research which include Global Software Development, Virtual Team Operation, Software Process Improvement, Organizational Theory and Project Management.

Recent publications

  • Barriers to Adopting Agile Practices when Developing Medical Device Software

    • Mc Hugh M
    • Mc Caffery F
    • Casey V
  • Development of the Medi SPICE PRM,

    • Casey V
    • Mc Caffery F

Professional experience

Senior Researcher

Dundalk Institute of Technology

February 2010 - Present

Senior Lecture

Bournemouth University

September 2008 - January 2010(a year)

Research Fellow

Lero--The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre

August 2005 - August 2008(3 years)


University of Limerick

January 2004 - July 2005(2 years)


University of Limerick

January 2003 - December 2003(a year)


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