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Below is a list of all brochures in the library in descending order by publication date.
SOA Migration, Adoption, and Reuse Technique Family Members
(May 2013) This information sheet describes the SOA Migration, Adoption, and Reuse Technique (SMART), its benefits, and the SMART "family members."
Value-Driven Incremental Development
(May 2013) Describes how Agile methods can reduce iteration time while increasing delivered value for small-scale software development projects.
Developing Architecture-Centric Engineering Within TSP
(April 2013) Describes the Bursatec project, which combined Architecture-centric engineering with practices from the Team Software Process.
RTSS Training Course Catalog
(January 2013) Course descriptions and logistical information for SEI courses in software architecture, software product lines, and SOA.
Advanced Mobile Systems Initiative
(January 2013) Describes the RTSS Advanced Mobile Systems Initiative
Software Architecture Books from SEI Series in Software Engineering
(December 2012) This information sheet introduces three books from the SEI Series in Software Engineering, published by Addison-Wesley.
Architecture Practices Initiative
(December 2012) The SEI Architecture Practices Initiative aims to improve product development and quality by using architecture to gain early confidence in achieving system-related business and mission goals.
Serving the Changing Needs of the DoD
(November 2012) Describes how the RTSS program is Serving the Changing Needs of the DoD
Software Product Lines Course
(November 2012) Describes the Software Product Lines Course
Software Architecture Principles and Practices Course
(November 2012) Describes the Software Architecture Principles and Practices Course
Software Architecture Design Analysis Course
(November 2012) Describes the Software Architecture Design Analysis Course
Software Architecture Professional Certificate Courses
(November 2012) Describes the Software Architecture Professional Certificate Courses
Software Architecture Professional Certificate
(November 2012) Describes how to obtain Software Architecture Professional Certificate
Documenting Software Architectures
(November 2012) Describes the Documenting Software Architectures course
ATAM Evaluator Training
(November 2012) Explains how to become part of an ATAM evaluator team
ATAM Evaluator Certificate
(November 2012) Describes benefits of and requirements for obtaining an ATAM Evaluator Certificate
Launch of High-Speed, High-Capacity Trading System
(November 2012) Describes the Launch of High-Speed, High-Capacity Trading System that capped engagement with Mexican Bourse
Model-Based Engineering with AADL
(October 2012) This flyer summarizes the content of Model-Based Engineering with AADL and provides instructions for saving 35% off the cover price of the book.
Insider Fraud in Financial Services
(July 2012) This brochure presents a summary of the findings of a recent study that analyzed insider and outsider computer criminal activity in the financial services sector to help security professionals prevent, detect, and manage malicious insider activity and risk.
Advanced Software Architecture Workshop
(June 2012) Information sheet describing the Advanced Software Architecture Workshop
Software Architecture Opportunities for SEI Partners
(May 2012) If you are already an SEI Partner delivering process-improvement services, now you can help your customers improve their products by offering a suite of proven SEI products and services in architecture-centric engineering.
Basics about the Smart Grid Maturity Model
(April 2012) Basics about the Smart Grid Maturity Model
Approaches for Edge-Enabled Tactical Systems
(March 2012) This booklet contains brief articles about using mobile devices in the areas of edge-enabled systems and cloud computing and a report on cloud offload in hostile environments.
Managing Technical Debt Workshop
(March 2012) Describes the third annual Managing Technical Debt Workshop
Architecting Software the SEI Way
(February 2012) Describes the free virtual event, Architecting Software the SEI Way, held in February 2012.
Smart Grid Maturity Model Update, 2011
(September 2011) In 2011, the SEI released version 1.2 of the Smart Grid Maturity Model. This update offers insight into past use of the SGMM and shows how utilities are working with the model.
Help with Adoption of Software Product Lines
(September 2011) This one-pager was produced for SPLC 2011 and focuses on how the SEI provides various types of software product lines training.
Attacking Network and Software Complexities: Tools for the Cyber Warrior
(September 2011) This brochure was produced for the 2011 LandWarNet conference and summarizes the SEI's efforts in the areas of software security and software-reliant systems
(August 2011) To improve architecture capability, the SEI has developed a diagnostic method to systematically assess your architecture competence at the individual, team, and organizational levels.
Battlefield Mobile Computing
(July 2011) This information sheet describes SEI research into tactical handheld computing software and cloud computing technology.
SOA Vendor Jungle
(May 2011) SOA Vendor Jungle describes quandaries depicted fictional customers have had in adopting SOA
The SEI Research, Technology, and System Solutions (RTSS) Program
(May 2011) An overview of the RTSS Program, including both new research and areas of established expertise.
Edge-Enabled Tactical Systems
(February 2011) Describes IRAD work on how Edge-Enabled Tactical Systems might enable soldiers in the field to build and relay operational images using handheld devices
Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method (ATAM)
(January 2011) This information sheet describes the Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method (ATAM.)
Software Product Line Curriculum 2010
System of Systems Software Assurance (SoSSA) Initiative
System of Systems (SoS) Practice Initiative
Product Line Practice (PLP) Initiative
Research, Technology, and System Solutions Program Introduces the Concept Lab
(November 2010) This article reprint introduces the Concept Lab, a vehicle for encouraging the development of engineering prototypes that further understanding of new system capabilities and help explain these capabilities to stakeholders.
Experiments with Service-Oriented Computing on Handheld Devices in Tactical Environments
(November 2010) This information sheet describes experiments using SEI-developed prototypes for testing service-oriented computing with smartphones in tactical network environments.
Smart Grid Maturity Model Update, October 2010
(October 2010) This 2010 update brings the Smart Grid Maturity Model (SGMM) to V 1.1. Organizations can compare their current V1.1 results against those obtained using earlier versions of the model.
Ultra-Large-Scale Systems Study
(June 2010) The study Ultra-Large-Scale Systems: Software Challenge of the Future brought together experts in software and other fields
System of Systems Software Assurance Initiative
(June 2010) The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute System of Systems Software Assurance Initiative is developing an integrated set of theories, methods, and practices to lower the cost and reduce the time required to achieve justified confidence in SoS behavior.
System of Systems Practice Initiative
(June 2010) The Carnegie Mellon System of Systems Practice initiative focuses on the means to successfully engineering systems of systems
Product Line Practice Initiative
(June 2010) The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute product line practice initiative helps organizations and executives realize the benefits of software product lines practice.
Architecture-Centric Engineering Initiative
(June 2010) The Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI) initiative for architecture-centric engineering develops and uses techniques for analyzing quality attribute behavior based on a system’s architecture.
Research, Technology, and System Solutions Program
(June 2010) Part of the Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute (SEI), this team focuses on the structure and behavior of software-reliant systems to enable assured and flexible system capabilities at all scales.
SATURN: Join the Network of Connected Software Architecture Professionals
(May 2010) SATURN helps you stay connected with your peers and architecture experts through its LinkedIn group, blog, annual conference, and updates on SEI architecture technologies.
Training Course: Software Architecture Principles and Practices
(May 2010) The SEI Software Architecture: Principles and Practices course is your introduction to essentials about software architecture.
Training Course: Modeling System Architectures Using AADL
(April 2010) In the Modeling System Architectures Using the Architecture Analysis and Design Language (AADL) course, you will learn how to use tools for model-based engineering.
SOA Migration, Adoption, and Reuse Technique
(April 2010) The SEI SMART helps organizations determine whether migrating to an SOA environment is feasible.
Licensing Opportunity: Software Architecture Principles and Practices Course
(March 2010) Take the steps to license the popular SEI course on architecture essentials.
SEI Software Product Line Diagnostics
(March 2010) Three diagnostic tools for understanding an organization's readiness for and initial approach to software product lines
Assessing and Improving Architecture Competence
(March 2010) Achieving architecture competence will ensure that you realize the benefit of architecture-centric practice, including the alignment of your architecture to your business goals and predictable, routine success in architecture.
Best Practices for Successful Adoption of SOA: One-Day Training
(February 2010) You’ll get a well-rounded introduction to SOA in the SEI course Service-Oriented Architecture: Best Practices for Successful Adoption
SEI Software Product Line Curriculum
(January 2010) Enhance your skills in software product line adoption and learn how to employ the proven strategies and techniques that make software product lines successful.
Process Improvement in Multimodel Environments: A Three-Year Project Proposed by the SEI
(January 2010) The Process Improvement in Multimodel Environments (PrIME) project will span a breadth of topics that are needed for an organization to be successful with process improvement in multimodel environments. The project will concentrate on several subsets of models and standards that are commonly used in industry, such as Six Sigma, CMMI®, Lean, and Agile methods.
System of Systems (SoS) Architecture Definition and Evaluation
(October 2009) This brochure describes the purpose of the SoS Architecture Evaluation: to evaluate the SoS architecture’s ability to satisfy its business goals, mission, and quality attribute needs.
ATAM Leader Certification Program
(October 2009) This document describes the ATAM Leader Certification Program.
PACC Starter Kit
(June 2009) The PACC Starter Kit is an integrated set of tools that demonstrates how technologies can be combined to deliver objective confidence in predictions of system behavior.
Distributed Project Governance Assessment
(May 2009) This tool reveals details embedded in an organization’s typical work flows, their controlling stakeholders, and the important quality attributes associated with the performance of those dependencies.
SGMM: First Annual Report on Smart Grid Implementation
(May 2009) As of July 2009, 53 utilities have completed the Smart Grid Maturity Model (SGMM) assessment. Results indicate that most utilities are just starting smart grid implementation and are focusing their efforts on one or two of the eight SGMM domains. As the SGMM data continues to grow, trends in smart grid deployment by utilities will become more evident, helping utilities make meaningful progress toward the goals of a smart grid.
SMART Training Workshop
(April 2009) Before launching a migration effort, an organization needs to make a realistic assessment of the cost, risk, and feasibility of migrating a specific set of legacy systems to a specific SOA environment. The SEI Service Migration and Reuse Technique (SMART) has a growing track record of helping organizations to develop realistic and successful strategies for migrating legacy systems to their targeted SOA environments.
SEI Mosaic: Rethinking Risk Management
(April 2009) This document highlights a new, systemic approach to risk management using recently released SEI Mosaic, a suite of methods that can be used across the life cycle and supply chain.
SOA-SMART Team Lead Certification
(April 2009) The SEI-Certified SOA-SMART Team Lead works with organizations to identify candidate services, assess the changes needed in the legacy system to accomplish the migration, evaluate migration strategies, and identify a pilot project as a risk mitigation mechanism.
Computational Mechanism Design for Allocating Tactical Network Bandwidth
(March 2009) Computational mechanisms bring economic theory to the realm of software engineering to address issues of human incentives in decentralized decision making
Architecture-Centric Approach to Predicting Security
(May 2008) This information sheet describes an approach to security analysis that allows software validation by identifying data elements to be protected, components that should be allowed access to those elements, and appropriate communication channels.
Architecture-Centric Approach to Predicting System Resource Consumption
(May 2008) This information sheet describes the SEI architecture-centric, model-based toolkit for predicting behavior in bandwidth usage, CPU time, and power consumption.
Architecture-Centric Approach to Predicting Real-Time Performance
(May 2008) The information sheet describes the SEI architecture-centric toolkit for prediciting end-to-end latency and other qualities of real-time systems.
Architecture-Centric Approach to Predicting System Reliability
(May 2008) This information sheet describes the SEI architecture-centric, model-based toolkit for more accurate prediction of system reliability.
Making the Right Decision About SOA
(April 2008) How can you distinguish fact from fiction regarding SOA?
Workshop on SOA Governance
(April 2008) Insight into a key to success in an SOA environment
eLearning Course: Migrating Legacy Systems to SOA Environments
(December 2007) This eLearning course from the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) can help you understand software-oriented architecture (SOA) and decide how to adopt it effectively in your organization.
CMMI: A Short History
Assurance for Software-Reliant Systems
(April 2007) This information sheet describes SEI research into using the assurance case method to document and predict the dependability of a system where it is infeasible or too costly to depend only on testing.
SAE Architecture Analysis and Design Language Fact Sheet
(January 2007) The SAE AADL is an international standard for predictable model-based engineering of real-time and embedded computer systems.
The Adventures of Ricky and Stick
(June 2006) This book isn't an official guide to best practice, and it certainly isn't a textbook. But in a kind of off-beat way, it's an entertaining yet insightful look at some of the things that can really happen in software acquisition.
Workshop on SOA Strategy
(April 2006) Workshop on SOA Strategy - Focus on Business and Mission Priorities
Predictability by Construction
(February 2005) This brochure summarizes our area of work about Predictability by Construction: building high-stakes systems from certified software components.
SEI Affiliate Brochure
(June 2003) he Software Engineering Institute Affiliate Program provides sponsoring organizations with an opportunity to contribute their best ideas and people to a uniquely collaborative peer group who combine their technical knowledge and experience to help define superior software engineering practices.
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