Program

Nov. 2–3: Forum (Contributed presentations, Tool Fair); Affiliates' Dinner on the 3rd

Nov. 4-5:  Workshops (Updating and Integrating Models and Metrics; COSYSMO 2.0; Software Productivity Domains)

Presentations in Room W-20

Block Schedule with Locations

Nov. 2, Nov. 3, Nov. 4, Nov. 5

 

Date Session Start End Presenters and Title
Monday, November 2, 2009
1: Systems and Software Estimation. Chair: Richard Selby - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306
1:00 1:05 Richard Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC, "Welcome"
1:05 2:05 Barry Boehm, USC, "Overview of Research Results and Plans"
2:05 2:30 Jared Fortune, USC, and Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, "COSYSMO 2.0: A Cost Model and Framework for Systems Engineering Reuse" presentation
2:30 2:55 Vu Nguyen, USC, Barry Boehm, USC, and Phongphan Danphitsanuphan, King Mongkut's University of Technology - North Bangkok - Thailand, "Assessing and Estimating Corrective, Enhancive, and Reductive Maintenance Tasks: A Controlled Experiment" presentation
Break 2:55 3:15
2: Data Standardization Opportunities and Challenges. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306
3:15 3:40 Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School, Barry Boehm, USC, Brad Clark, USC, Don Reifer, USC, and Wilson Rosa, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency, "A Sizing Framework for DoD Software Cost Analysis"
3:40 4:05 Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, Matthew Potoski, Iowa State, Marc Giombetti, Technische Universität München & MIT, Jonn Kim, GaN Corporation, Kevin Liu, MIT, and Jared Fortune, USC, "When More is Better: Design and Implementation Principles for Prediction Markets in Defense Acquisition Cost Forecasting"
4:05 4:30 Arlene Minkiewicz, PRICE Systems, "Costs and Benefits of a Service Oriented Architecture" presentation
4:30 5:20 Panel: "Cost Data Standardization: Inputs, Drivers, and Outputs".  Moderator: Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
3: Domain Specificity. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306
8:00 8:25 Thomas Tan and Brad Clark, USC, "A Tractable Approach to Handling Software Productivity Domains" presentation
8:25 8:50 Mary Boghosian and Jared Fortune, Aerospace Corporation, "The Development of a Cost Methodology for Picosatellites"
8:50 9:15 A Winsor Brown and Ramin Moazeni, USC, "Realistic Software Estimations for Fractionated Space Systems"
9:15 9:40 Jia Chen, Institute of Software - The Chinese Academy of Sciences - Beijing - China (ISCAS), Ye Yang, ISCAS, Vu Nguyen, USC, and Qi Li, USC, "Reducing the Local Bias in Calibrating the General COCOMO®" presentation
Break 9:40 10:00
4: Modeling. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306
10:00 10:25 Ramin Moazeni, A Winsor Brown, and Barry Boehm, USC, "Productivity Decline in Directed System of Systems Software Development"
10:25 10:50 Gan Wang and John Deal, BAE Systems, "A Proposed Systems Engineering Productivity Measure" presentation
10:50 11:15 Ali Afzal Malik, Supannika Koolmanojwong, and Barry W. Boehm, USC, "An Empirical Study of Requirements-to-Code Elaboration Factors" presentation
11:15 11:40 John Gaffney, Lockheed Martin, "Integrating Cost and Schedule Estimation In the COSYSMOR Model/Tool" presentation
11:40 12:05 Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, Linda Newnes, University of Bath, Yee-Mey Goh, University of Bath, Melanie Kreye, University of Bath, and Jairus Hihn, NASA JPL, "Mental Models of Cost Estimation: A Focus on Uncertainty Assessment"
Lunch 12:05 1:00
5: Lifetime Achievement; Tools. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306
1:00 1:10 Barry Boehm, USC, "Announcement of Lifetime Achievement Award Winner"
1:10 2:10 Presentation by recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award
2:10 2:35 Marilyn Sperka, Aerospace Corporation, Vu Nguyen, USC, and Ryan Pfeiffer, Aerospace Corporation, "Unified Code Count Toolset with Differencing Functionality" presentation
2:35 3:00 Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School, "Integrated COCOMO® Suite Tool for Education"
Break 3:00 3:20
6: History and Future. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306
3:20 3:45 Vu Nguyen and Barry Boehm, USC, "An Analysis of Changes in Productivity and COCOMO® Cost Drivers Over Years" presentation
3:45 4:10 Ira Monarch, Dennis Goldenson, Bob Stoddard, Wolf Goethert, and Bob Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute, "New Directions for Supporting Software Estimation" presentation
4:10 5:10 Panel: "Future Trends in Systems and Software Effort/Schedule/Risk/Quality Modeling".  Moderator: Richard Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC
5:10 5:30 Winsor Brown, "Introduction to Tools Fair"
Presentations by tool demonstrators
Tools Fair and Reception. Chair: Winsor Brown.
5:30 6:30
USC tools
Dan Ligett, Softstar Systems, Costar and SystemStar
Arlene Minkiewicz, PRICE Systems, TruePlanning
Affiliates Dinner 6:30 9:00
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
7A (parallel sessions): Quality Attributes. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 307
8:00 8:25 Marc Giombetti, Technische Universität München & MIT, Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, and Stefan Wagner, Technische Universität München, "The Influence of Software Quality Requirements on the Suitability of Software Cost Estimation Methods" presentation
8:25 8:50 Linda Newnes, University of Bath, Xiaoxi (Estelle) Huang, University of Bath, Glenn Parry, University of the West of England, and Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, "Costing for Availability"
8:50 9:15 Marybeth Panock, Aerospace Corporation, "Costing Information Assurance (Security)" presentation
9:15 9:40 Qi Li, USC, Barry Boehm, USC, Ye Yang, Institute of Software - The Chinese Academy of Sciences - Beijing - China, and Fengdi Shu, Institute of Software - The Chinese Academy of Sciences - Beijing - China, "The Effort Distribution Pattern Analysis of Three Types of Software Quality Assurance Activities and Process Implication: an Empirical Study"
7B (parallel sessions): Lifecycle/Risk Methodologies. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: PDR 1
8:00 8:25 Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School, and Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, "Risk Analysis and Mitigation with Expert COSYSMO"
8:25 8:50 Jo Ann Lane, USC, and Tim Bohn, IBM, "Using SysML to Estimate System of Systems Engineering and Development Effort" presentation
8:50 9:15 Kevin Liu, MIT, Ricardo Valerdi, MIT, Donna Rhodes, MIT, and Fran Greene, Air Force HSI Office, "Better Early Estimation of Human Systems Integration Effort as a Means of Reducing Life Cycle Cost"
9:15 9:40 Shigeru Sasao, CMU, "Paired Comparison: A User Perspective"
Break 9:40 10:00
8A, 8B, 8C (parallel sessions): Workshops.
10:00 12:00 Workshop 8A: "Software Metrics Unification".  Moderator: Barry Boehm, USC - [Room 407]
10:00 12:00 Workshop 8B: "COSYSMO".  Moderator: Ricardo Valerdi, MIT - [Room PDR 1]
10:00 12:00 Workshop 8C: "Software Productivity Domains".  Moderators: Thomas Tan and Brad Clark, USC - [Room PDR 2]
Lunch 12:00 1:00
8A, 8B, 8C (parallel sessions): Workshops, continued.
1:00 2:45 Workshop 8A: Continued. - [Room 407]
1:00 2:45 Workshop 8B: Continued. - [Room PDR 1]
1:00 2:45 Workshop 8C: Continued. - [Room PDR 2]
Break 2:45 3:15
8A, 8B, 8C (parallel sessions): Workshops, continued.
3:15 5:00 Workshop 8A: Continued. - [Room 407]
3:15 5:00 Workshop 8B: Continued. - [Room PDR 1]
3:15 5:00 Workshop 8C: Continued. - [Room PDR 2]
Thursday, November 5, 2009
8A, 8B, 8C (parallel sessions): Workshops, continued.
8:00 9:45 Workshop 8A: Continued. - [Room 407]
8:00 9:45 Workshop 8B: Continued. - [Room PDR 1]
8:00 9:45 Workshop 8C: Continued. - [Room PDR 2]
Break 9:45 10:15
8A, 8B, 8C (parallel sessions): Workshops, continued.
10:15 12:00 Workshop 8A: Continued and wrap-up. - [Room 407]
10:15 12:00 Workshop 8B: Continued and wrap-up. - [Room PDR 1]
10:15 12:00 Workshop 8C: Continued and wrap-up. - [Room PDR 2]
Lunch 12:00 1:00
9: Workshop Summaries and Keynote. Chair: Richard Selby. - Bldg: W-20 Rm: 307
1:00 1:15 Workshop 8A summary: "Software Metrics Unification".  Moderator: Barry Boehm, USC
1:15 1:30 Workshop 8B summary: "COSYSMO".  Moderator: Ricardo Valerdi, MIT
1:30 1:45 Workshop 8C summary: "Software Productivity Domains".  Moderators: Thomas Tan and Brad Clark, USC
1:45 2:55 Keynote presentation: Michael Cusumano, MIT, "In Search of Best Practice: Enduring Ideas in Strategy, Innovation, and Technology Management"
2:55 3:00 Richard Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC, Closing remarks and adjourn

 

 

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