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Patrick Kirwan
October 2009 - Presentation Organizational Implications of Systems of Systems

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Lisa Brownsword, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Patrick Kirwan

The is a tutorial presentation on systems of systems and their organizational implications, including effects on governance and reward structures. Replete with examples.

July 2008 - Webinar Process Improvement in Multi-Model Environments (PrIME)

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Jeannine Siviy

Patrick Kirwan and Jeannine Siviy present currently available strategic and tactical methods for multui-model improvement in this July 2008 SEI presentation.

June 2008 - Technical Note SoS Navigator 2.0: A Context-Based Approach to System-of-Systems Challenges

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Philip J. Boxer, David J. Carney, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Lisa Brownsword, William Anderson, Patrick Kirwan, Dennis B. Smith, John Morley

This report introduces the fundamental concepts, processes, and techniques of the SoS Navigator approach. It also presents case studies that show the use of SoS Navigator in healthcare, military, and civilian government systems-of-systems contexts.

May 2008 - White Paper Strategic Technology Selection and Classification in Multimodel Environments

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Lisa Marino, John Morley, Jeannine Siviy

This white paper is the second in a five-part series dedicated to examining problems organizations encounter when operating in multimodel environments and the current process improvement approaches such organizations need to consider.

May 2008 - Presentation SEI Approach to Harmonization

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Jeannine Siviy

Summary of the SEI approach of harmonizing multiple models, presented at the Hard Questions for Process Improvement in Multimodel Environments Workshop on May 8, 2008.

May 2008 - White Paper Implementation Challenges in a Multimodel Environment

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Lisa Marino, John Morley, Jeannine Siviy

This white paper is the fifth in a five-part series dedicated to examining problems organizations encounter when operating in multimodel environments and the current process improvement approaches such organizations need to consider.

March 2008 - White Paper The Value of Harmonizing Multiple Improvement Technologies: A Process Improvement Professional's View

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Lisa Marino, John Morley, Jeannine Siviy

This white paper is the first in a five-part series dedicated to examining problems organizations encounter when operating in multimodel environments and the current process improvement approaches such organizations need to consider.

March 2008 - White Paper Process Architecture in a Multimodel Environment

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Lisa Marino, John Morley, Jeannine Siviy

This white paper is the fourth in a five-part series dedicated to examining problems organizations encounter when operating in multimodel environments and the current process improvement approaches such organizations need to consider.

March 2008 - White Paper Improvement Technology Classification and Composition in Multimodel Environments

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Patrick Kirwan, Lisa Marino, John Morley, Jeannine Siviy

This paper is the third in a five-part series dedicated to examining problems organizations encounter when operating in multimodel environments and the current process improvement approaches such organizations need to consider.

March 2008 - White Paper Maximizing your Process Improvement ROI through Harmonization

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Jeannine Siviy, Patrick Kirwan, John Morley, Lisa Marino

This white paper is an executive overview of the business value in harmonizing process improvement efforts when multiple improvement technologies, models and standards are in use.

April 2006 - Technical Note System-of-Systems Navigator: An Approach for Managing System-of-Systems Interoperability

Topics: System of Systems

Authors: Lisa Brownsword, David Fisher, Edwin J. Morris, James Smith, Patrick Kirwan

This technical note introduces the System-of-Systems Navigator (SoS Navigator), the collection and codification of essential practices for building large-scale systems of systems.