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Les J. Waguespack

Professor, Computer Information Systems
Ph.D., University of Louisiana at Lafayette (aka USL), 1975
Master of Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (aka USL), 1974
Bachelor of Science, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (aka USL), 1972
Office: Smith Technology Center 412 | 781.891._2584 | lwaguespack@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._2908 | Department Fax: 781.891.2949
                       


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Bio

Research and teaching in the adoption and management of object-oriented technology, particularly object-oriented modeling and its impact on IS development policy and planning. Research and papers in software engineering. Worked as software engineer and database architect for U.S. Air Force Headquarters for Manpower and Personnel. Consultant to Planning Research Corporation for large data system conversion, U.S. Air Force Project Phase IV. Taught at Louisiana State University.

Teaching Interests

Object Oriented Modeling; Computer Systems Architecture; Database Architecture and Administration; Information Systems Project Management; Software Engineering; Software Systems Development

Research Interests

Object Oriented Modeling and Design; Software Engineering; Information Systems Project Management; Computer Systems Architecture; Modeling and Design Quality

Consulting/Practice Interests

Object Oriented Modeling and Design; Information Systems Project Management

Professional Links

http://cis.bentley.edu/LWaguespack

Professional Memberships

Association for Computing Machinery
Association of Information Technology Professionals
IEEE Computer Society
Education Special Interest Group of AITP

Awards and Honors

2013, Meritorious Paper Award - ISECON 2013, Education Special Interest Group of AITP
2012, Distinguished Paper Award - ISECON 2012, Education Special Interest Group of AITP
2010, Meritorious Paper Award - ISECON 2010, Education Special Interest Group of AITP
2010, Research Poster Award, Bentley Research Committee
2009, Distinguished Paper Award - ISECON 2009, Education Special Interest Group of the AITP
2007, Meritorious Paper Award - ISECON 2007, Education Special Interest Group of the AITP
2005, Teaching Innovation in Teaching Award, December, 2005

Publications

Journal Articles
Waguespack, L. J. (2013). A Design Quality Learning Unit in Relational Data Modeling Based on Thriving Systems Properties. Information Systems Educations Journal, 11 (4), 18-30. (link)

Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Apache Web Server: Applying Lessons from Physical Architecture to Enable Systems to Thrive. The International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice, 7 (1), 1-12. (link)

Waguespack, L. J. (2011). Design, the "Straw" Missing from the "Bricks" of IS Curricula. Information Systems Education Journal, 9 (2), 101-108. (link)

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J. (2010). Translating Architectural Design Quality from the Physical Domain to Information Systems. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 4 (1), 179-194.

Waguespack, L. J. (2010). The Relational Model Distilled to Support Data Modeling in IS 2002. Information Systems Educations Journal, 8 (3). (link)

Waguespack, L. J. (2008). The Tinkertoy(tm) Exercise for Motivating Formal System Modeling. Information Systems Education Journal, Volume 6 (Number 46), http://isedj.org/6/46/. (link)

Waguespack, L. J. (2008). Hammers, Nails, Windows, Doors and Teaching Great Design. Information Systems Education Journal, Volume 6 (Number 45), http://isedj.org/6/45/. (link)

Waguespack, L. J. (2006). Metaphors, Polymorphism, Domain Analysis, and Reuse: Teaching Modeling in the Object-Oriented Paradigm. Information Systems Education Journal, 4 (18), 9. (link)

Waguespack, L. J. (2005). An Implementation of IS2002: BSCIS'04 - Bentley College. Information Systems Education Journal, 3 (18), http:\\isedj.org/3/18/. (link)

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T. (2004). Component-Based IS Architecture. Information Systems Management, 21 (3), 53-60.

Books
Waguespack, L. J. (2010). Thriving Systems Theory and Metaphor-Driven Modeling. London: Springer.

Cases
Waguespack, L. J, Schiano, W. T. (1999). The Foxboro Company: Adopting Object Orientation. North American Case Research Association.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2014). Towards a Design Theory for Trustworthy Information Systems. Presented at the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Big Island, HI, http://goo.gl/ykK7iS.

Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Computer Security Primer: Systems Architecture, Special Ontology and Cloud Virtual Machines. Presented at the AITP/EDSIG's Information Systems Education Conference 2013 (ISECON), San Antonio, Texas.

Babb, J. S., Waguespack, L. J. (2013). In Search of Design-Focus in IS Curricula. Presented at the AITP/EDSIG's Information Systems Education Conference 2013 (ISECON), San Antonio, Texas.

Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Responsible Innovation: Value-Infused Design. Presented at the Bentley Research Council's Bentley Research Colloquium, Bentley University.

Schiano, W. T., Yates, D. J., Waguespack, L. J. (2013). Apache Web Server: Applying Lessons from Physical Architecture to Enable Systems to Thrive. Presented at the 7th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chiba, Japan, http://bit.ly/YbEDu5.

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T. (2013). Thriving Systems Theory: An Emergent Information Systems Design Theory. Presented at the IEEE's Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-46), Maui, HI.

Waguespack, L. J. (2012). "Panel: Who, What, Where ? In Search of the Home for IS" Presented at the AITP Education Special Interest Group's ISECON 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Waguespack, L. J. (2012). A Design Quality Learning Unit in Relational Data Modeling Based on Thriving Systems Properties. Presented at the AITP/EDSIG's Information Systems Education Conference 2012 (ISECON), New Orleans, Louisiana.

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T. (2012). SCRUM Project Architecture and Thriving Systems Theory. Presented at the IEEE's Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-45), Maui, HI.

Waguespack, L. J. (2011). A Design Quality Learning Unit in OO Modeling Bridging the Engineer and the Artist. Presented at the AITP/EDSIG's Information Systems Education Conference 2011 (ISECON), Wilmington, NC.

Waguespack, L. J. (2010). Design, the "Straw" Missing from the "Bricks" of IS Curricula. Presented at the AITP's Information Systems Education Conference 2010 (ISECON), Nashville, TN.

Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J., Schiano, W. T. (2010). "Translating Architectural Design Quality from the Physical Domain to Information Systems." Presented at the 4th International Conference on Design Principles and Practices, Chicago, IL.

Schiano, W. T., Waguespack, L. J., Yates, D. J. (2009). "Lessons for IT Architecture from Physical Architecture." Presented at the CHIMIT, Baltimore, MD.

Waguespack, L. J. (2009). "A "Relational Green Card" Supporting Data Modeling in IS 2002." Presented at the ISECON, Washington, D.C.

Waguespack, L. J. (2007). "A Two-Page "OO Green Card" For Students and Teachers." Presented at the ISECON 2007, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

Longenecker, H. E., Leidig, P. M., McKell, L. J., Reichgelt, H., Russell, J., Waguespack, L. J. (2007). "AITP Sponsored Enhancements to the Information Systems Model Curriculum." Presented at the ISECON 2007, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

Waguespack, L. J. (2007). "Hammers, Nails, Windows, Doors and Teaching Great Design." Presented at the ISECON 2007, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T. (2006). "A Reuse Immersion Grid for Strategic Reuse Goals Assessment." Presented at the 39th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, Kauai, Hawaii.

Waguespack, L. J. (2006). "A Pedagogical Device for Building Experiential Memory and Motivation for Formal System Modeling." Presented at the Information Systems Education Conference, Dallas, TX.

Waguespack, L. J. (2005). "Metaphors, Polymorphism, Domain Analysis and Reuse: Teaching Modeling in the Object-Oriented Paradigm." Presented at the ISECON 2005, Columbus, OH.

Waguespack, L. J. (2004). "An Implementation of IS2002: BSCIS'04 - Bentley College."

Waguespack, L. J. (2004). "An Implementation of IS2002: BSCIS'04 - Bentley College." Presented at the ISECON 2004, Newport, Rhode Island.

Waguespack, L. J. (2000). "Threaded Live Case Studies Lessons Learned." Presented at the ISECON 2000, Philidephia, PA.

Waguespack, L. J., Schiano, W. T. (1998). "Managing the Migration to Object Orientation." Presented at the Information Resources Management Association, Boston, MA.

Chand, D. R., Robertson, J., Waguespack, L. J. (1996). "Crafting an IS Curriculum."

Service

Department Service
Course Coordinator for Graduate Curriculum, 2010 - Present
Committee Member for Undergraduate Curriculum, 2010 - Present
Committee Member for CIS Department Marketing Committee, 2010 - 2013
Committee Member for IT101 Design and Planning Committee, 2009 - 2010

University Service
Committee Chair for Faculty Senate Special Committee for Academic Integrity Policy Review, 2013 - Present
at Large for Faculty Senate, 2013 - 2016
Faculty Senate Representative for Bentley University Board of Trustees, 2013 - 2013
Committee Member for Faculty Senate, 2008 - 2013
Committee Member for Curriculum Policy Committee, 2010 - 2013
Committee Member for Business Chairs, 2010 - 2013
Committee Member for Graduate Council, 2010 - 2013
Committee Member for Joint Chairs, 2010 - 2013
Task Force Member for Shared Governance Task Force, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for Planning Committee of the Faculty Senate, 2009 - 2010

Professional Service
Committee Member for Editorial Review Board of Information Systems Education Journal, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Information Systems Applied Research, 2011 - Present
Committee Member for Board of Directors - AITP/EDSIG, 2014 - 2015
Chairperson for Special Committee on Curricular Matters - AITP/EDSIG, 2013 - 2015
Conference Chairman for ISECON/CONISAR Conference 2014 - AITP/EDSIG, 2013 - 2014
Vice President for AITP Education Special Interest Group, 2013 - 2013
Conference Co-Chairman for ISECON/CONISAR Conference 2013 - AITP/EDSIG, 2013 - 2013
Officer, Vice President for Board of Directors - AITP/EDSIG, 2012 - 2013
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2013 - 2013
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ICIS 2012, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for Board of Directors - AITP/EDSIG, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for 2012 CONISAR Best Papers Committee, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Conference on Information Systems, 2012 - 2012
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2012, 2012 - 2012
Committee Member for 2011 CONISAR Best Papers Committee, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2011, 2011 - 2011
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2010, 2010 - 2010
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2009 - 2009
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2009, 2009 - 2009
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2005, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2008, 2008 - 2008
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2007, 2007 - 2007
Reviewer, Conference Paper for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2006 - 2006
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2006, 2006 - 2006
Reviewer, Conference Paper for ISECON 2005, 2005 - 2005