SSN School of Advanced Software Engineering (SSN SASE) organised a two-day workshop from December 9 at The Park Hotel, Nungambakkam, for software architecture managers and aspirants.
The programme, which was conducted in association with Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, saw a participation of as many as 30 practising professionals and five academicians from the field of IT. Companies such as TCS, CTS, Yahoo, DRDO and IOB participated. Prof. Mathew Bass from Carnegie Mellon University was the key resource person.
Talking to press, Shashikant Albal, Director, SASE, said that the institution is keen on imparting software engineering education and training for the professionals.
He said, “The objective of the workshop is to train industry people in architecting solution, the better way, keeping the market requirements in mind.”
Mr. Shashikant Albal added, “We want to create agents of change. The workshop intends to enable participants to put the strategies of architecture solution to practice.”
The workshop was not all lectures, but had exclusive duration allotted for practical training. “The idea is to facilitate mutual learning,” Mr. Shashikant said.
The topics dealt were Architectural drivers, Patterns and tactics, Planning architecture activities and Documenting.
The sources from SSN said that they are planning to conduct such workshops thrice a year to equip software professionals and to help them update their skills.