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SATURN Blog Merging with SEI Blog

SATURN Blog Merging with SEI Blog

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Tamara Marshall-Keim

Changes are coming in how we communicate with the SEI Architecture User Network (SATURN) beginning February 18. Technical content of interest to software architecture practitioners will be folded into the SEI Blog. No further announcements will be posted to this page. But this doesn't mean the SATURN Conference is changing. The SATURN Conference will continue to be held annually and will celebrate its 15th year in Pittsburgh from May 6 to 9. Registration is open....

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Call for Papers: International Conference on Technical Debt (TechDebt 2019)

Call for Papers: International Conference on Technical Debt (TechDebt 2019)

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Tamara Marshall-Keim

The Second International Conference on Technical Debt will be held in Montréal, QC, Canada, on May 26-27, 2019, collocated with ICSE 2019. The conference brings together leading software researchers, practitioners, and tool vendors to explore theoretical and practical approaches that manage technical debt. Technical debt describes a universal software development phenomenon: design or implementation constructs that are expedient in the short term, but set up a technical context that can make future change more costly...

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SATURN 2018 Awards Conferred

SATURN 2018 Awards Conferred

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Tamara Marshall-Keim

The 14th SATURN Conference was held in Plano, Texas, on May 7-10, 2018, with attendees representing 74 organizations and 17 countries. This subset of the SATURN Community shared their ideas, insights, and experiences about effective software architecture practices for developing and maintaining software-intensive systems while also having some fun at the SATURN Celebration reception with armadillo racing and a game of giant cornhole (because everything is bigger in Texas). The conference began with three one-day...

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Your Participation in SEI Web Presence Tree Testing

Your Participation in SEI Web Presence Tree Testing

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Tamara Marshall-Keim

Can you help us test improvements to the SEI external web presence? What is happening with the SEI's external web presence? The SEI is improving the user experience of our external web presence. We have made improvements to the website information architecture based on previous tree testing and design research and need to validate the success of those improvements. What is tree testing and how does it work? Tree testing is an evaluative design research...

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Volunteers Sought for Group Expert-Judgment Study

Volunteers Sought for Group Expert-Judgment Study

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Tamara Marshall-Keim

Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute are seeking volunteers to participate in a study. The Quantifying Uncertainty for Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation research project is conducting a public call for participation from individuals who have recent experience executing a Department of Defense (DoD) program. This study explores how to calibrate individual and group expert judgment in the context of decisions about uncertain events within DoD programs. The study also explores the impact...

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