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1 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 1 Tonights Schedule 6:15 PM – Registration, Networking, Appetizers 6:45 PM – Welcome and Chapter Overview Mark Elpers, CSEP, 2010 President 7:00 PM – Proving Functional Correctness using AADL & BLESS Brian Larson, Multitude Corporation 8:30 PM – Adjourn

2 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter Program Themes 1. How SE Helps You Survive in a Down Economy 2. Practical Applications of SE 3. SE World Wide 4. How is SE Good For Me?

3 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 3 17 July:Summer Social & IS 2010 (No Samantha Brown) Minnetonka Boat Ride Jake OConnors Public House 12 August:Risk and Project Management (Hornbacher & Assoc.) Lockheed 9 September:SE in Operating Systems Lock & Dam | St. Anthony Falls Research Center 21 October:Empowering Your Practice with Ethics (Kristine Kubes) Bloomington Timberlodge Steakhouse 11 November: Proving Functional Correctness Using BLESS (Brian Larson) Medtronic 4 December:Holiday Party Santorini's in Eden Prairie at 7 PM 2010 Calendar

4 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 4 Event Calendar Details Jan 29-Feb 1, 2011: INCOSE International Workshop (Hyatt Regency Phoenix – Phoenix, Arizona) Mar 8-9, 2011:6 th International Conference On SE (Herzlia, Israel) June 20-23:21 st Annual INCOSE International Symposia (Hyatt Regency Denver – Denver, Colorado)

5 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter Communication North Star Chapter Web Site: North Star Newsletter – The Integrator –October 2010 issue viewable/downloadable North Star Chapter Meeting Information –Charts from past meetings are viewable and downloadable on the website

6 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter For posting or seeking job opportunities: Go to: –Select Education and Careers –Select Post a Job –Create an account –Post job openings –Select View Jobs to see the listings Job Opportunities 6

7 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 7 Why sign in? For the past several years we have had the chapter incentive program to encourage attendance at our meetings. For 2010, two $25 gift certificates for any Restaurant will be awarded to every member attending six or more regular meetings or who brings one new member into the chapter. (Note – You must be a member in good standing for the entire year to qualify) For guests or members attending for the first time, this also insures your notification by of all subsequent events. Attendance BE SURE AND SIGN THE ATTENDANCE LIST! PLEASE WRITE SO WE CAN READ IT!!

8 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter Attendance at our meetings continues to grow…but so does the cost of Pizza We will continue to have networking time and serve appetizers and soft drinks We ask that you help us by making a voluntary donation You decide if and the amount and place it in the gold box (any amount helps) 8 Many thanks, your response to date has been most helpful Donations

9 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 9 What Is INCOSE? International Council On Systems Engineering: Not-for-profit membership organization founded in 1990 Mission: Advance the state of the art and practice of systems engineering in industry, academia, and government by promoting interdisciplinary, scalable approaches to produce technologically appropriate solutions that meet societal needs.

10 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 10 Why Join INCOSE? A membership in the International Council on Systems Engineering will expand your view of the engineering of complex systems and your knowledge of the many aspects of the practice. Project managers, software and hardware engineers and product developers are joining INCOSE to learn how to the use the systems engineering process and apply it to their industries. Get a global perspective of your job responsibilities. Learn how the application of systems engineering techniques can improve your job performance and your organization's well being.

11 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 11 Why Join INCOSE? With your membership, you'll receive the following: –Network with over more than 7,000 members in 40 countries –Quarterly e-Publication, INSIGHT –Electronic version of Systems Engineering, the Journal of INCOSE –Contribute through INCOSE technical activities –Collaborate with experts and practitioners –Lowest prices on INCOSE Publications –Access to i-Pub, the INCOSE publications database (> 2,000 symposia papers –Exclusive access to INCOSE Connect, the collaborative space (members only) –Special Downloads –Membership Directory –Current and past issues of INSIGHT –Systems Engineering Handbook (no charge to members in softcopy) –Measurement Primer (no charge to members in softcopy) –Current and past issues of the Journal

12 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 12 Why Join INCOSE? Your membership supports: –Annual International Symposia –Local Chapter Operations –INCOSE Connect collaboration space –The Discussion Forum reflector (for online discussions) –INCOSE Representation on Standards Committees –Professionally Operated INCOSE Office You'll have opportunities to purchase: –INCOSE Guidebooks and Handbooks –Annual Proceedings on CD-ROM –Products from Technical Committees

13 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter Founder of Multitude Corporation Active member of the AADL standard committee (SAE AS5506A) BSEE and MSCSci from the University of Minnesota Principal Systems Engineer at Boston Scientific from Designed HW of embedded systems for a large defense contractor Built supercomputers using a radically different architecture Created concurrent programming language & outline checker to prove correctness & interference freedom which spawned BLESS & proof tool Brian Larson 13

14 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 14 Backup Slides

15 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 15 MFESTS

16 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 16 MFESTS

17 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter It has been suggested that we could network better… …please take a moment to introduce yourselves to those on your right and left!!! 17 Introductions

18 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 18 Systems Engineering What is a System? A system is a whole that functions as a whole by virtue of the interaction of its parts. This definition implies that: All parts are necessary They need to be linked for the system to work

19 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 19 Systems Engineering What is Systems Engineering? A profession, a process and a perspective Focus on design & application of the whole – not the parts Involves looking at a problem in its entirety Glue that holds all components of a solution together into a whole that satisfies customer needs

20 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 20 Systems Engineering What are components? Hardware Software Safety Human Factors Reliability Maintainability Logistics Support Training Disposability Environment Manufacturing Structure Materials Architecture Cost Schedule Test Many, many more

21 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 21 Systems Engineering Who Cares? …the Stakeholders Advocate or proponent Shareholder Owner User(s) Architects Developer Services provider Independent Test Agency Administrator Mission planner Analyst Support Maintenance Instructor Critic Competitor Adversary General Public

22 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 22 Ambassador chair is seeking assistance to help spread the word about chapter events Volunteers are being sought from inside organizations to aid communication of meetings and seminars Sign up a couple of ways Contribute your contact information via the survey Sign up at the meeting, see Ambassador Group sign up sheet at the table For more information contact Ambassador Group

23 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 23 Thank you for your participation in our chapter survey Were sending it a second time just to get maximum response Dont respond to this second one if you responded to the first Well use these results to guide our meeting & tutorial planning Chapter Survey

24 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 24 Chapter Survey Thank you for participating in our recent chapter interest survey! –59 member and non-member participants responded –Respondent represented.... –a broad range of experience levels –inputs from the consumer, commercial, industrial, med device, defense, healthcare and business/information industries Information is being analyzed to aid our chapter planning in regards to meetings and tutorials

25 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 25 Chapter Survey

26 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 26 Program Themes Chapter Calendar Chapter Organization Chapter Communications INCOSE Event Calendar SE Certification Job Opportunities Applicable Project Life Cycle Phase Attendance Donations Speaker Introduction Overview Agenda

27 Chapter Overview 8 May 2008 North Star Chapter Chapter Overview 14 January 2010 Professional Certification Program International Council on Systems Engineering has established a multi-level Professional Certification Program to provide a formal method for recognizing the knowledge and experience of systems engineers, regardless of where they may be in their career.

28 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter 2010 Chapter Organization INCOSE Certification Advisory Group (CAG) Eileen Arnold – Chair CAG Project Manager Dave Walden Contact Eileen Arnold Systems Science SE Technical Process Architecture SE Management Process Requirements Risk SE Support Processes Measurement Modeling & Tools Specialty Engineering Application Sectors President Mark Elpers Secretary Bob Hunter Treasurer John Palmer Dir. Industry Mark Feitel President Elect Paul Frenz Past President Neill Radke John Palmer Dir. Acad/Govt Neill Radke North Star Leadership Communication Eileen Arnold Technical Operations

29 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter ISO Project Life Cycle Stakeholder Requirements Definition VerificationRequirements Analysis Transition Architectural Design Validation Implementation Operation Integration Maintenance Disposal Project PlanningProject Assessment Project Control Decision MakingRisk ManagementConfiguration Management Information Management Stakeholder Requirements Definition VerificationRequirements Analysis Transition Architectural Design Validation Implementation Operation Integration Maintenance Disposal Enterprise Environment Management System Life Cycle Process Management Quality Management Resource ManagementInvestment Management Supply Acquisition

30 Chapter Overview 11 November 2010 North Star Chapter January:Leveraging Certification – Individually and for Your Organization (Dave Walden/Sysnovation) Medtronic 18 February:The Unscrambling Of Cross-town Commons (MnDOT) Boston Scientific - Maple Grove 9 March:System of Systems Engineering for Complex Medical Systems (Ken Hoyme) Boston Scientific - Arden Hills 15 April: Projects Dont Begin With Requirements (Kevin Forsberg) BAE Systems 20 May:Review of Student Design Projects and Their Use of SE Wayzata High School 10 June:Dry run of papers for INCOSE 2010 plus Systems Engineering Return On Investment (Eric Honour) University of Minnesota, College Of Continuing Education, St. Paul Campus, Room Calendar


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