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Webinar 15:00 UTC: "Agile Systems & Processes 103 – Fleshing out Architecture with Design Principles, Activities, and Closure"

INCOSE Webinar: "Agile Systems & Processes 103 – Fleshing out Architecture with Design Principles, Activities, and Closure"
Date:  17 September 2014
Time: 15:00 UTC/ 11am EDT
Presenter(s): Rick Dove
General Webinar Details: Webinar 67
 
Abstract:
Agility is enabled and maintained by a fundamentally necessary and sufficient common structural architecture in systems of all kinds; from agile development and deployment processes, to the agile systems and products that are deployed. Architecture is viewed as structure and strategy. This webinar will focus on the strategy of fleshing out an agile structural architecture, reviewing fundamental design principles that drive system functional processes, and a method that brings closure to the basic design concepts. Examples will be drawn from agile systems and from agile engineering processes in a variety of domains. The presentation will lead off with a quick review of agile 101 (architecture fundamentals) and agile 102 (requirements fundamentals).
 
Biography:
Rick Dove, INCOSE Fellow, was co-PI on the original work which identified Agility as the next competitive differentiator, funded by the US Office of the Secretary of Defense through the Navy in
1991 at Lehigh University. He went on to organize and lead the US DARPA - funded industry collaborative research at Lehigh University’s Agility Forum, developing fundamental understandings of what enables and characterizes system’s agility. He authored Response Ability – The Language, Structure, and Culture of the Agile Enterprise (Wiley, 2001). He has employed these agile concepts in both architecture and program management for large enterprise IT systems, for rapid manufacturing systems and services, and for self - organizing security strategies. Through Stevens Institute ofTechnology he teaches two 40 - hour graduate courses in basic and advanced agile - systems and agile systems - engineering, at client sites.
 
Through Paradigm Shift he provides training workshops and strategy development services. He chairs the INCOSE working groups on Agile Systems and Systems engineering, and on Systems Security Engineering. 
Agility is enabled and maintained by a fundamentally necessary and sufficient common structural architecture in systems of all kinds; from agile development and deployment processes, to the agile systems and products that are deployed. Architecture is viewed as structure and strategy.