Architecture at all scales

Fifth SEI Architecture Technology
User Network Conference

May 4-7, 2009 | Radisson Greentree | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

SATURN 2009 Recap

SATURN 2009’s program featured presentations on everything from aligning software, system, and enterprise architectures to governance and architecture competence, design, and improvement. These were presenterd by practitioners who deal with these issues every day and know firsthand what works and what doesn’t.

In addition to Software Architecture: Principles and Practices (SAPP), Migrating Legacy Systems to SOA Environments courses, Information Seminars on evaluating software architecture and identifying risks, a panel on enterprise, system, and software architectures and five expert-led tutorials, over 20 presentations were given.

Keynotes were given by John A. Zachman of Zachman International and Rebecca Wirfs-Brock of Wirfs-Brock Associates.

Review the presentations and download them below:

May 6 Recap »
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May 6

Keynote Address

Architecture is Architecture
John A. Zachman, Zachman International, USA
Keynote Speaker

General Sessions

Aligning Software, System, and Enterprise Architectures

Session Chair – Mike Gagliardi, Software Engineering Institute, USA

Bridging Systems and Software Architecture
Anne-Marie Buibish, James Lewis, Elizabeth Penisten, Amy Lange,
and Caleb Conley
Raytheon, USA
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A Simple and Flexible Specification for an Enterprise Architecture Practice
David Cuyler, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
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Limits to the Use of the Zachman Framework in Developing and Evolving Architectures for Complex Systems of Systems
Suzanne Garcia and Philip Boxer
Software Engineering Institute, USA
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Architecture Competence

Session Chair – John Klein, Software Engineering Institute, USA

Architecting Your Organization
Kenneth Kunkel, IBM, USA
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Career Track for Architects in IT Service Provider Organizations
Shankar Kambhampaty, Satyam Computer Services Limited, India
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The Role and Development of an Enterprise Architect: A Devil's Advocate’s Perspective
Robert Ellinger, Northrop Grumman Corporation, USA
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Architecture Design

Session Chair – Robert Nord, Software Engineering Institute, USA

Integrating Usability Supporting Architectural Patterns in a
Product Line System's Architecture

Pia Stoll, ABB, Sweden
Len Bass, Software Engineering Institute, USA
Elspeth Golden, Carnegie Mellon University
Bonnie John, Carnegie Mellon University
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Leveraging ADD for Objective Technology Evaluation and Decision Analysis
Elizabeth Kielczewski, Qingfeng He, and Karen Smiley
ABB, USA
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May 7

Keynote Address

Lessons Learned from Architecture Reviews
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates, USA
Keynote Speaker

General Sessions

Value of Architecture

Session Chair – Nanette Brown, Notewell Consulting, USA

Architectural Measurements & Metrics at All Scales
Joseph Starwood, Westfield Group, USA
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A Framework for Making Architectural Decisions in a Business Context
Jeromy Carriere, Vistaprint, USA
Rick Kazman, Software Engineering Institute, USA
Ipek Ozkaya, Software Engineering Institute, USA
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The Impact of Conducting ATAM Evaluations on Army Programs
John Bergey, Stephen Blanchette, Jr., Mark Klein, and Robert Nord
Software Engineering Institute, USA
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Architecture Evaluation

Session Chair – Felix Bachmann, Software Engineering Institute, USA

How to Conduct a Contextually-Driven Systems Architecture Review
F. Michael Dedolph, CSC, USA
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Governance

Session Chair – SuZ Garcia, Software Engineering Institute, USA

How Acquisition Practice Can Impede SOA Governance
Lloyd Brodsky, CSC, USA
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Software Architecture Beyond Blueprints - “Aligning Software
Architecture with the Facets of Software Development -
Business, Management, Engineering, and Organization”

Issac Eldo, Philips Healthcare, USA
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Architecture Significant Requirements

Session Chair – Len Bass, Software Engineering Institute, USA

Improving the Definition of Quality Attribute Scenarios
by Using Requirements Patterns

Aldo Dagnino, ABB, USA
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Architecting for Highly Available, Scalable,
and Reliable Mission-Critical Applications

Diego Dagum, Microsoft, USA
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Dealing with Quality Attribute
Requirements as the Hero, Not the Witch

Andre Gous, Precision Quality Software, USA
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Architecture Improvement

Session Chair – Don O'Connell, The Boeing Company, USA

Experience with the Architecture Improvement Workshop
Lawrence Jones, Software Engineering Institute, USA
Rick Kazman, Software Engineering Institute, USA
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Bottom-Up Software Product Line Design: A Case Study Emphasizing
the Need for Stakeholder Commitment

Roland Weiss, Jens Doppelhamer, and Heiko Koziolek
ABB, Germany
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Architecture Governance and Rules Enforcement Using AOP
and SonarJ - A Case Study

Srini Penchikala, InfoQ, USA
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