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1 CHIPs: Collaborative, Healthy Insourcing Partnerships Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy Computer Science Department University of Arkansas at Little Rock {rxseker, Nothing Endures, But Change [Heraclitus]

2 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Graduate of the Future 70’s Graduate Some Tech Skills No Comm. Skills 80’s Graduate Some Tech Skills Some Comm. Skills No Team Skills 90’s Graduate Some Tech Skills Good Comm. Skills Some Team Skills No Bus Skills Some Bus Skills 00’s Graduate Good Tech Skills Good Comm. Skills Some Team Skills Raw talent Loyal, Star performer Integrated Bus Skills Future Graduate Good Tech Skills Good Comm. Skills Good Team Skills

3 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Some Data to Ponder 900 people working on VLSI and embedded software database products, applications, business intelligence products and application development tools Solaris and Sun One development 60 percent of the company’s global software development WebSphere, DB2, Lotus, Tivoli and Rational, middleware and business intelligence Largest single-location R&D lab for SAP outside Walldorf, Germany. 10 percent of SAP's total R&D work Largest software centre for Philips outside Holland Almost all Philips software products come from this centre High-level research on futuristic technologies, with special focus on emerging markets

4 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Project Framework

5 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Groom Your Future Employee

6 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Partnering Relationships Match / align common interests among partners Managed Insourcing Team (faculty + group of students) Project Types: Turnkey or Long-term, research or custom development Project Goals: Student-centered, business-focused Project Objectives: Engage students directly building “applied” skills Advantages Flexibility: Scale-up / scale-out of available resources Reduced turnover: Build stronger “sustained” relationships Leverage student creativity: Increased use / adaptation of state of the art methods and techniques Nurtured: Build strong local / regional “relationships” Business Savvy: Increased business acumen among new graduates Breed Talent: Help build a fertile talent pool in-state Opportunity: Groom graduates as interns and potential employees Result: Increased intellectual and business value to area businesses

7 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Representative Projects Current Projects CognitiveData, Acxiom & UAMS projects Sample Past Projects Florida and Texas (Remzi Seker) Guidant (Architecture design and process for pacemakers) Federal Aviation Administration (airmen notification system) Tennessee (Srini Ramaswamy) Jackson County Emergency Dispatch (pre - 9/11) E-Governance (Moving Violations (HI) / Business license renewals (FL) Nielson & Bainbridge (shop floor apps / process automation) InRAD (NIST Subcontract) – Desktop Technology Surveillance App eFutureKnowledge (knowledge communities, voter mobilization) Renaissance Technology (data center start up & apps, customized internet apps, Automated Billing and credit card apps)

8 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Mutual Success Model Set of Targeted, Technology Transition Projects Separate (partner specific) or joint multi-partner projects RFP response for defined objectives and deliverables Customized research / technology investigations & recommendations NDA & IP agreements (as needed) Dedicated faculty and facilities Continuous partner participation in key project decisions The Project Team Faculty mentor(s) + 3 or more undergraduate / graduate student groups Employ established practices Open, regular interactions among team members and with partner (s) Outcomes Internal report forwarded to partner(s) with periodic presentations Conference and journal publications (wetted) Proof-of-concept prototypes Applications/policies development

9 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Project Types and Examples Investigations of New Techniques Feasibility studies on viability & efficacy Pilot studies of technologies and practices Process definition and assessments Shadow studies of a project effort Prototype development Testing support Broader Research Studies Emerging technologies Code generation tools Generic problem investigations Disaster Preparedness and Planning Disaster preparedness and business continuity studies Risk Mitigation Investigations Prototype development Alternative approaches to prototyping

10 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change What We Offer Computing, Engineering and Software Development Expertise Applied and Integrated Focused alignment with your concerns High quality, high dependability, safety and security-critical systems, disaster management and mitigation Including software and hardware aspects and net-centric environments Students representative of your workforce Career-oriented and motivated Small and growing Mission & technology transition What are the best practices What technologies are right How to leverage, blend and use emerging / existing technologies How to customize solutions for your needs

11 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Knowledge-driven Enterprises for Scalable, Resilient Infrastructures (KESRI) Disaster Engineering Risk analysis and assessment Disaster planning, mitigation, recovery, cleanup Business continuity Emergency management Infrastructure Engineering Modeling, management, resilience Safety-critical applications High Dependability High quality products Software engineering process (CMM, PSP/TSP) Data mining

12 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Assurance, Security and Software Usability Research and Education (ASSURE) Computer System Security Threat identification and elimination Intrusion detection Integrated access control schemes Security policies Malware detection and mitigation Computer Forensics Digital evidence collection and recovery

13 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change A Few of the Benefits … Extremely well prepared employees Know your application, processes, and technologies Leaders in innovation and transition Focused to deliver early in their professional careers Exposure and access to the best students in our program Judge before hiring Gain & benefit from their work

14 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change A Few of the Benefits Results Flexible resources to address important technical and core competency challenges that cannot be dealt with because of resource constraints Access to the results of the work Insight into problems, solutions or potential solutions Understanding of the value and potential of new practices and techniques Access to faculty expertise Recognition as a Partner and Sponsor Exposure in the community of your organization’s support Recognition in technical and trade publications

15 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Levels of Engagement - 1 Academic year: Faculty release time plus three or more students spend 1/2 time (~10-20 hours per week) for 9 months (30 weeks of a year) Approximately one programming staff-year of effort Summer Support: Three students and a faculty member for a week summer Approximately one programming staff-year of effort Calendar year support: Combined academic year and summer support Approximately two programming staff-years of effort

16 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Levels of Engagement - 2 Full or partial Fellowships / Assistantships Fund a MS or Ph.D. student (2-4 year commitment) Provide a tuition waiver or stipend Provide summer work (in site or remote) Employee Student Sponsorship Fund a student-employee Half-time or full-time

17 © Remzi Seker & Srini Ramaswamy ● Computer Science ● Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering ● Univ. of Arkansas at Little Rock ● Little Rock ● AR /28 Phone ● Fax: ● / Bet on Positive Change Possible Discussion Items Your organization’s near term and longer term strategic goals How can we help you achieve your goals Partnerships Education of your employees What can we do to address your concerns Development of specific courses tailored to your needs Work on specific projects of interest to you One of the healthiest ways to gamble is with a spade and a package of garden seeds. [Dan Bennett]


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