Pan-Wei Ng, Ph.D., plays multiple roles in Ivar Jacobson International (IJI). As a member of the IJI Technology Office, Pan-Wei defines best practices in architecture, use cases, iterative development, business modeling, active software, and aspects. He develops materials for some of these best practices and conducts research in other best practice areas. Pan-Wei also actively works on customer accounts to enable companies and project teams to adopt these best practices quickly and safely. These projects range from telecommunication and defense to business applications; from command and control systems to business applications, middleware messaging systems, and embedded systems; from in-house development to outsource development and product development. Pan-Wei works alongside practitioners and ensures that the best practices developed are both relevant and practical.