Leading a software architecture evaluation using the SEI Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method (ATAM) requires technical expertise in both software architecture and quality attributes, a working knowledge of the ATAM, and superior facilitation skills. The social dimension of leading the ATAM is often overlooked, but there are considerable facilitation challenges for the ATAM lead evaluator:
This two-day course focuses on the social and leadership skills needed to successfully lead an architecture evaluation using the ATAM. The course presents ATAM facilitation requirements and challenges in the context of general facilitation and consulting principles. Through exercises, participants practice being an ATAM lead evaluator.
After attending this course participants will have a better understanding of
Participants must have successfully completed the
We also strongly recommend that all attendees participate in at least one ATAM evaluation prior to taking this course.
Participants will receive a copy of lecture slides and exercises.
This 2-day course meets at the following times:
Days 1-2, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (U.S. locations)
Days 1-2, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (non-U.S. locations)
Training courses provided by the SEI are not academic courses for academic credit toward a degree. Any certificates provided are evidence of the completion of the courses and are not official academic credentials.