This presentation was created for the SATURN conference series and does not necessarily reflect the positions and views of the Software Engineering Institute.
ATAM is a method for evaluating a software architecture against
business goals. The architecture identifies a number of risks that the
architecture will not meet its goals and these risks are rolled up into
a collection of "risk themes". This talk presents a preliminary
analysis of the results of a collection of ATAMs. The articulated
business goals are categorized as are the risk themes. The risk themes
are compared to the business goals articulated and some patterns are