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UNISA presents From Complexity to Clarity: The Art of Architecting

Thursday, October 1, 2020 from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event is based in South Australia and organised by the University of South Australia, it will be available to SESA members across the country online.

Join us with Dave Hawken who will be exploring the complexities of designing military systems using the concept of capabilities. A capability is not an individual piece of equipment, like a tank, ship or aircraft, but describes the effect the military seeks to achieve and requires dynamically integrated solutions of those pieces of equipment. This presentation will show how taking an architectural approach is essential to designing capabilities and through military examples will illustrate how this is not as straightforward as it seems!

Dave Hawken is a Business Architect in the UK MOD. After a spell as a university lecturer and software engineer, Dave has been in the UK MOD for the last 29 years. He joined as a mathematician after which he has held roles in quality management, project management and change management. Since 2004, Dave has held systems engineering, requirements and architecture roles. Dave has been an advocative for the introduction of systems engineering as a profession in the MOD and, as a member of INCOSE, helped to develop the systems engineering competency framework and the INCOSE CSEP programme and was the secretary to the INCOSE UK Advisory Board for many years.

Join via Zoom: https://unisa.zoom.us/j/93418596556?pwd=WlkyK0VKdlFqd2ZPTUZVVzJ2ZDRaZz09

Password for Zoom Invite: 725871


Thursday, October 1, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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