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1 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 1 Tonights Schedule 6:15 PM – Registration, Networking, Pizza 6:45 PM – Welcome and Chapter Overview Mark Elpers, Chapter President 7:00 PM – Projects Dont Begin With Requirements Kevin Forsberg, CEO Center For Systems Management 8:30 PM – Adjourn

2 Chapter Overview 15 April 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 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 3 14 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 St Thomas 2010 Calendar

4 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 4 10 July:Summer Social & IS 2010 Debrief Minnetonka Boat Ride & TBD Restaurant 12 August:Risk and Project Management (Hornbacher & Associates) Lockheed 9 September:SE in Operating Systems City Water Works Tour 14 October:SE in the Production Process Ford Assembly Plant Tour 11 November: Architecture & MBSE Medtronic 9 December:Holiday Party Venue TBD 2010 Calendar

5 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter Communication North Star Chapter Web Site: North Star Newsletter – The Integrator –December 2009 issue viewable/downloadable on line North Star Chapter Meeting Information –Charts from past meetings are viewable and downloadable on the website

6 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 6 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

7 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 7 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

8 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 8 Chapter Survey

9 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 9 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

10 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 10 Event Calendar Details April 17, 2010: North Star Chapter Spring Tutorial, Systems Management: The Integration of Systems Engineering and Project Management, Kevin Forsberg (Location: BAE Systems) Jul 11-15, 2010: INCOSE International Symposium (Chicago) Oct 4-6, 2010: 4th Asia-Pacific Conference on SE (Keelung, Taiwan)

11 Chapter Overview 15 April 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 11

12 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 12 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!!

13 Chapter Overview 15 April 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) 13 Many thanks, your response to date has been most helpful Donations

14 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 14 MFESTS

15 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 15 MFESTS

16 Chapter Overview 15 April 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!!! 16 Introductions

17 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter Dr. Kevin Forsberg draws on 27 years of industrial experience in systems engineering, project, and proposal management, and 26 years of successful consulting to both government and industry Experience ranges from research projects, to development efforts, through to full-scale production implementation Provided training and consulting to both government and commercial clients sine 1983 Specializes in systems, hardware and software project management, and the related processes, techniques, and skills essential to achieving predictable project performance CEO and founder of the Center for Systems Management Kevin Forsberg 17

18 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 18 Backup Slides

19 Chapter Overview 15 April 2010 North Star Chapter 19 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

20 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.

21 Chapter Overview 15 April 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

22 Chapter Overview 15 April 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


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