ULS Ecosystem Design
March 2007 • Presentation
Kevin Sullivan of the University of Virginia discusses the major problems with designing a university library system (ULS) ULS ecosystem in this March 2007 presentation.
Software Engineering Institute
The most critical property of a ULS system is its capacity to adapt to the change dynamics of (including the resolution of risk/uncertainty in) its environment. To be able to assure that given ULS systems have adequate adaptive capacity we need a new discipline of ecosystem architecture. Such a discipline will build on but transcend the discipline of software architecture. Economic considerations will play an important role in such a discipline.