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SATURN 2015: Open Medical Record System Plus (OpenMRS+): OpenMRS for Non-Communicable Diseases (Session Notes)

Gloria Ingabire, Carnegie Mellon University OpenMRS is an existing, robust medical record system (MRS), and Ingabire is proposing some additional functions for it, called OpenMRS+. She was inspired to take on this challenge by her mother’s history of diabetes and … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Living a Nightmare, Dreaming a Dream: A Drupal Deployment Dilemma (Session Notes)

Gail E. Harris, TVOntario TVOntario’s mandate since 1970 has been to “use electronic and associated media to provide educational opportunities for all people in Ontario.” TVO has embraced the internet and mobile space: they support an online high school degree, … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Software Architecture as Code (Session Notes)

Simon Brown, Coding the Architecture by Jacob Tate, Mount St. Mary’s University Simon Brown taught us a lot in his session titled “Software Architecture as Code.” From teaching us where Jersey is to how to extract architecture from code, Brown … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Open Systems Architectures: Progress and Challenges (Session Notes)

Forrest Shull, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI); Thomas DuBois, The Boeing Company; Nick Guertin, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation; Michael McLendon, SEI; and Douglas C. Schmidt, Vanderbilt University and … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Why They Just Don’t Get It: Communicating Architecture to Business Stakeholders (Session Notes)

Jochem Schulenklopper, inspearit, and Eelco Rommes, inspearit/cibit academy by Jacob Tate, Mount St. Mary’s University Jochem Schulenklopper gave a presentation concerning the topic of successfully communicating architecture to stakeholders. The title, “Why They Just Don’t Get It: Communicating Architecture to … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Design Thinking Is for You (Session Notes)

Ariadna Font Llitjós, IBM Watson Group; Jonathan Berger, Pivotal Labs; and Jeff Patton, Jeff Patton & Associates Font Llitjós began this conversation-style panel with a brief review of Design Thinking 101: “Design is not a product designers produce”; “design is … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Improving Architectural Refactoring Using Kanban and the Mikado Method (Session Notes)

Paul Boos, Santeon Group  by Jacob Tate, Mount St. Mary’s University Paul Boos introduced us to a little Japanese in his talk titled “Improving Architectural Refactoring Using Kanban and the Mikado Method.” These methods have been employed by such companies … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: ADD 3.0: Rethinking Drivers and Decisions in the Design Process (Session Notes)

Rick Kazman, University of Hawaii and Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute, and Humberto Cervantes, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana–Iztapalapa Design is hard. Architects need insight into types of architectural drivers, guidance on selecting design concepts, and what drives certain design decisions to … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Systems of Action: A Stack Model for Capability Classification (Session Notes)

Einar Landre and Jørn Ølmheim, Statoil by Jacob Tate, Mount St. Mary’s University Einar Landre presented an experience report at the last morning session titled “Systems of Action: A Stack Model for Capability Classification.” The subject matter of this presentation … Continue reading

SATURN 2015: Introduction to Architecture-Centric Design Thinking (Session Notes)

Michael Keeling, IBM Watson Group The concept of design as a way of thinking comes from Herbert Simon in 1969. Companies would empathize with the user and work to solve their problems, but this approach had the unintended side effect … Continue reading