Audits & Reviews
Architecture and Design:Dr.
Locke has extensive experience helping complex system architects understand,
document, and manage the system requirements, architecture, and high-level
design. In a short time, he can quickly identify the inherent risks in
complex systems, including performance, schedule, and cost, and can ensure that
the client's efforts can lead to successful mitigation strategies. He is
highly experienced in the use of Object Oriented methodologies, including
language issues (Java, Ada, C++), UML, CORBA, and others.
For example, he has found that Object-Oriented
methodologies can be highly successful when their inherent risks and benefits
are fully understood. Even the inherent difficulties from using such
concurrency models as Java threads, Ada tasks, and POSIX pthreads to meet time
constraints can be effectively controlled by application of his extensive
experience and understanding.
He has performed many reviews of complex systems
and software developments, identifying the key risks. These reviews have
been particularly effective evaluating areas such as planning, tracking, risk
management, project organization, system and software performance, real-time
response, security, safety, and availability.