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Sep 2017 - ORION Industry Day

Welcome to ORION Industry Day!

New research will be presented and discussed


Thursday 14th September, 9:00 – 13:30 Venue 1360, J-house Campus Gräsvik

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Program at a glance

9:00 Breakfast and mingle

9:20 – 9:40 Intro – Short presentation of ORION and what is going on right now – Jakob Axelsson

9:40 – 10:20 Presentation 1: “From Industrial need for asset decision-making to verification of proposed solution”

What we have learnt about decision-making today through surveys and studies. Overview and presentation of ongoing research. By Emil Alégroth and Markus Borg

In this presentation, we will present the challenges that we have identified as well as the industrial needs for effective decision-making. Coupled with these findings, we will also discuss the solutions we have developed throughout the project and the results of their industrial evaluation. Finally, the presentation will discuss the learnings of our industrial evaluations and the project's future research direction. The presentation will end with a small workshop session where we invite you, the audience, to get involved in the project and give your views on the challenges and solutions we are evaluating.

10:20-10:40 Discussion irt to presentation 1

10:50 -11:30 Presentation 2: “GRADE and COACH: Supporting architectural decisions”

Status of the ORION project and a second presentation of ongoing research by Jan Carlsson and Krzysztof Wnuk

During the ORION project we are working on solutions to support decision makers addressing the challenges presented during “Presentation 1”. In this presentation we will present the solutions developed and will have an interactive session to reflect on and discuss the solutions. We developed:

- A classification (GRADE)

- A decision support system (COACH)

11:30 -12:00 Discussion irt to presentation 2

12 – 13:30 Lunch, mingle & coffee



Jun 2016 - ICSOB best paper award

The ORION paper "Supporting Strategic Decision-making for Selection of Software Assets” received the best paper award at the 7th International Conference on Software Business (ICSOB 2016), whcih was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in June 2016.

Sep 2015 - SAADM workshop

The ORION team has run the 1st International Workshop on Software Architecture Asset Decision-Making Workshop (SAADM) in co-location with the 9th European Conference on Software Architecture (ECSA 2015) in Cavtat/Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 8, 2015. The workshop focused on advancing the knowledge area of decisions making in relation to the selection and use of different types of architectural assets in software-intensive systems, and attracted many participants. Seven research papers were presented at the workshop.

News in brief



Mar 2016 - MARCH workshop

The ORION presence was strong at the International Workshop on decision Making in Software ARCHitecture (MARCH16) co-located with WICSA and CompArch in Venice, Italy. Prof. Ivica Crnkovic presented ORION in the keynote "Shall I buy, outsource, or develop myself? Decision-making support for Component-based systems", and the conference program included two ORION paper presentations.

Decision-Support for Component-Based

Software Engineering of Cyber-Physical Systems