HYDERABAD Software Process Improvement Network, (in short known as Hyderabad SPIN or HYDSPIN) is a forum of software professionals from various organizations for open exchange of experiences and ideas (educational, scientific or practical) to bring about Process Improvements in their organizations. HYDSPIN was founded in November 1995. Our Mission is to provide a forum for the open exchange of experiences and ideas amongst software professionals

HYDSPIN is a part of the World wide SPIN. Details of HYDSPIN are published in SEI-Carnegie Mellon website at www.sei.cmu.edu/spin/find/Hyderabad.cfm. You can visit HYDSPIN Website at www.hydspin.com ; According to SEI, joining a SPIN recognizes one’s commitment and loyalty to improving the state of software and systems engineering, as well as placing one in contact with a network of expertise within their community. It is a practical forum for the interchange of ideas, information, and mutual support.

HYDSPIN has been one of the very active SPINs out of all SPINs across the globe for the last 15 years (since 1995). HYDSPIN has various Special Interest Groups (SIGs) for important topics like estimation, project management etc. to make our activities even more effective and long lasting. Few of HYDSPIN activities include:

  • Metrics Benchmarking
  • Process Benchmarking
  • SEPG Conferences
  • Knowledge Sharing Sessions
  • Best Practice Sharing
  • Quality Workshops
  • Trainings for certifications e.g. CSQA, CSTE
  • Six Sigma Trainings
  • Annual Conferences
  • Paper Presentations
  • Lot more..


Annual membership fee which is valid from January to December is Rs.500 for individuals and Rs.3000 for corporate. This nominal fee will be used to organize sessions, conferences and trainings for members every year. We don’t charge for our members for our best practice sessions, conferences etc. 8 members can attend any session in case of corporate members.