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LUCAS-dagen 2014 – Why do we Get Dysfunctional IT Systems

2014/10/21 @ 08:00 - 17:00

Welcome to LUCAS-dagen October 21, 2014

Reports of unusable IT systems are commonplace, and the latest of a long line is the police service’s new PUST system. Hundreds of millions of kronor are spent developing systems that eventually are canceled due to occupational safety and health issues. Why is it so hard to commission and develop these systems? Are there any good examples of ones that do what they set out to? Are the public procurement regulations to blame, is the technology inadequate, or do the users simply not know what they want?

This year’s LUCAS Day will focus on software procurement, taking an open-minded approach to discussions about potential causes and solutions to the issue. Perhaps we can even identify possible new areas of research on the topic. As is customary, we will also present current research and results from the software research projects at LTH.

Welcome!
LUCAS-dagen program – early version
Registration, details and updates at: http://www.lth.se/lucasdagen2014
 
This year we will co-locate LUCAS-dagen with the inauguration of Mobile Heights Center
 
When: October 21, 2014
Location: Mobile Heights Center, Mobilvägen 10, Vattentornet, LTH, Lund
All day – demos & Posters

• Control Strategies For Predictable Brownouts In Cloud Computing (Martina Maggio)
• Load-balancing For Cloud Applications With Brownout (Martina Maggio)
• A Control-theoretical Approach To Thread Scheduling For Multicore Processors (Vittorio Papadopoulos)
• Finding gaps when communication requirements (Elizabeth Bjarnason)
• EASE for Industrial Exellence in Software (Per Runeson m fl)
• The Hajen Question Answering System (Pierre Nugues/Marcus Klang)
• Using Kojo to teach Kids how to program (Maj Stenmark/Björn Regnell)

09.00 Registration, demos, posters and coffee

09.15 Why do we get dysfunctional systems?

• Introduction to LUCAS-day 2014
• Keynote: Experience reports from challenging IT system procurements
• Thematic views on procurement of software intesive systems and panel discussion.
11.00 Software research at LTH
Short presentations from software related research projects and groups at LTH:

• Research project HIPEC (Krzysztof Kuchcinski)
• Software research at department of automatic control (Karl-Erik Årzén)
• MAPCI – First Year Activity Report (Sten Minör)
• The ITaCiH-project (Boris Magnusson)
• The Graphics Group (Mike Dogget)
• Vision@math (Kalle Åström)
• The Software Engineering and Research Group and project EASE (Per Runeson)
• Robotics and Semantic Systems Research Group and the robotics lab (Klas Nilsson)

12.00 Lunch

13.00-16.00 Multiple tracks of tutorials, workshops and seminars

• Question Answering Systems and the Hajen System (Pierre Nugues/Marcus Klang)
• Using JastAdd to Support Visual Languages (Niklas Fors/Görel Hedin)
• Controlling Cloud (Martina Maggio)
• Scaling Software – Presenting SCALARE (Martin Höst/Sten Minör)
• The 4+1 View Model and other aspects of Industri–Academia Collaboration (TBD)
• Automation in the bug flow: machine learning for triaging and tracing (Markus Borg)
• Trust i the digital society (Per Runeson)

16:00-17:00 Formal Inaguration of Mobile Heights Center

17.00-19.00 Refreshments, sandwiches, demo and poster session continues

Details

Date:
2014/10/21
Time:
08:00 - 17:00
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