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 Building W-20

Block Schedule with Locations

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

 

Monday, November 2, 2009


Systems and Software Estimation
Chair: Richard Selby | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306

1:00 PM 1:05 PM "Welcome" Richard Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC
1:05 PM 2:05 PM "Overview of Research Results and Plans" Barry Boehm, USC
2:05 PM 2:30 PM "COSYSMO 2.0: A Cost Model and Framework for Systems Engineering Reuse" Jared Fortune, USC; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT presentation
2:30 PM 2:55 PM "Assessing and Estimating Corrective, Enhancive and Reductive Maintenance Tasks: A Controlled Experiment" Vu Nguyen, USC; Barry Boehm, USC; Phongphan Danphitsanuphan, King Mongkut's University of Technology, North Bangkok, Thailand presentation
2:55 PM 3:15 PM
BREAK


Data Standardization Opportunities and Challenges
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306

3:15 PM 3:40 PM "A Sizing Framework for DoD Software Cost Analysis" Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School; Barry Boehm, USC; Brad Clark, USC; Don Reifer, USC; Wilson Rosa, Air Force Cost Analysis Agency
3:40 PM 4:05 PM "When More is Better: Design and Implementation Principles for Prediction Markets in Defense Acquisition Cost Forecasting" Ricardo Valerdi, MIT; Matthew Potoski, Iowa State; Marc Giombetti, Technische Universität München and MIT; Jonn Kim, GaN Corporation; Kevin Liu, MIT; Jared Fortune, USC
4:05 PM 4:30 PM "Costs and Benefits of a Service Oriented Architecture" Arlene Minkiewicz, PRICE Systems presentation
4:30 PM 5:20 PM "Costs Data Standardization: Inputs, Drivers and Outputs" Panel; Moderator: Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School

 

Tuesday, November 3, 2009


Domain Specificity
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306

7:00 AM 8:00 AM
Check in & Breakfast
8:00 AM 8:25 AM “A Tractable Approach to Handling Software Productivity Domains” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC presentation
8:25 AM 8:50 AM “The Development of a Cost Methodology for Picosatellites” Mary Boghosian and Jared Fortune, Aerospace Corporation
8:50 AM 9:15 AM “Realistic Software Estimations for Fractionated Space Systems” A. Winsor Brown, USC; Ramin Moazeni, USC
9:15 AM 9:40 AM “Reducing the Local Bias in Calibrating the General COCOMO®” Jia Chen, ISCAS; Ye Yang, ISCAS; Vu Nguyen, USC; Qi Li, USC presentation
9:40 AM 10:00 AM
BREAK


Modeling
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306

10:00 AM 10:25 AM “Productivity Decline in Directed System of Systems Software
Development” Ramin Moazeni, USC; A. Winsor Brown, USC; Barry Boehm, USC
10:25 AM 10:50 AM “A Proposed Systems Engineering Productivity Measure” Gan Wang, BAE Systems; John Deal, BAE Systems presentation
10:50 AM 11:15 AM “An Empirical Study of Requirements-to-Code Elaboration Factors” Ali Afzal Malik, USC; Supannika Koolmanojwong, USC; Barry Boehm, USC presentation
11:15 AM 11:40 AM “Integrating Cost and Schedule Estimation in the COSYSMOR Model/Tool” John Gaffney, Lockheed Martin presentation
11:40 AM 12:05 PM “Mental Models of Cost Estimation: A Focus on Uncertainty Assessment” Ricardo Valerdi, MIT; Linda Newnes, University of Bath; Yee-May Goh, University of Bath; Melanie Kreye, University of Bath, Jairus Hihn, NASA JPL
12:05 PM 1:00 PM
LUNCH


Lifetime Achievement | Tools
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306

1:00 PM 1:10 PM “Announcement of Lifetime Achievement Award Winner” Barry Boehm, USC
1:10 PM 2:10 PM Presentation by recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award
2:10 PM 2:35 PM “Unified Code Count Toolset with Differencing Functionality” Marilyn Sperka, Aerospace Corporation, Vu Nguyen, USC, and Ryan Pfeiffer, Aerospace Corporation presentation
2:35 PM 3:00 PM “Integrated COCOMO® Suite Tool for Education” Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School
3:00 PM 3:20 PM
BREAK


History and Future
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 306

3:20 PM 3:45 PM “An Analysis of Changes in Productivity and COCOMO® Cost Drivers Over Years” Vu Nguyen, USC; Barry Boehm, USC presentation
3:45 PM 4:10 PM “New Directions for Supporting Software Estimation” Ira Monarch, SEI; Dennis Goldenson, SEI; Bob Stoddard, SEI; Wolf Goethert, SEI; Bob Ferguson, SEI presentation
4:10 PM 5:10 PM “Future Trends in Systems and Software Effort/Schedule/Risk/Quality Modeling” Panel: Moderator—Richard Selby, Northrop Grumman & USC
5:10 PM 5:30 PM “Introduction to Tools Fair” A. Winsor Brown, USC
5:30 PM 6:30 PM USC Tools; Dan Ligett: Softstar Systems, Costar, SystemStar; Arlene Minkiewicz: PRICE Systems, TruePlanning
6:30 PM 9:00 PM
Affiliates Dinner Faculty Club

 

Wednesday, November 4, 2009


Quality Attributes
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 307

8:00 AM 8:25 AM “The Influence of Software Quality Requirements on the Suitability of Software Cost Estimation Methods” Marc Giombetti, Technische Universität München & MIT; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT; Stefan Wagner, Technische Universität München presentation
8:25 AM 8:50 AM “Costing for Availability” Linda Newnes, University of Bath; Xiaoxi Huang, University of Bath; Glenn Parry, University of the West of England; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT
8:50 AM 9:15 AM “Costing Information Assurance (Security)” Marybeth Panock, Aerospace presentation
9:15 AM 9:40 AM “The Effort Distribution Pattern Analysis of Three Types of Software Quality Assurance Activities and Process Implication: an Empirical Study” Qi Li, USC; Ye Yang, ISCAS; Fengdi Shu, ISCAS
9:40 AM 10:00 AM
BREAK


Lifecycle / Risk Methodologies
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: PDR 1

8:00 AM 8:25 AM “Risk Analysis and Mitigation with Expert COSYSMO” Raymond Madachy, Naval Postgraduate School; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT
8:25 AM 8:50 AM “Using SysML to Estimate System of Systems Engineering and Development Effort” JoAnn Lane, USC; Tim Bohn, IBM presentation
8:50 AM 9:15 AM “Better Early Estimation of Human Systems Integration Effort as a Means of Reducing Life Cycle Cost” Kevin Liu, MIT; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT; Donna Rhodes, MIT; Fran Greene, Air Force HIS Office
9:15 AM 9:40 AM “Paired Comparison: A User Perspective” Shigeru Sasao, CMU
9:40 AM 10:00 AM
BREAK


Parallel Workshop Sessions

10:00 AM 12:00 PM “Software Metrics Unification” Barry Boehm, USC [Room 407]
“COSYSMO” Ricardo Valerdi [Room PDR 1] program
“Software Productivity Domain” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC [Room PDR 2]
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
LUNCH


Parallel Workshop Sessions Continue

1:00 PM 2:45 PM “Software Metrics Unification” Barry Boehm, USC [Room 407]
“COSYSMO” Ricardo Valerdi [Room PDR 1] program
“Software Productivity Domain” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC [Room PDR 2]
2:45 PM 3:15 PM
BREAK


Parallel Workshop Sessions Continue

3:15 PM 5:00 PM “Software Metrics Unification” Barry Boehm, USC [Room 407]
“COSYSMO” Ricardo Valerdi [Room PDR 1] program
“Software Productivity Domain” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC [Room PDR 2]

 

Thursday, November 5, 2009


Parallel Workshop Sessions

7:00 AM 8:00 AM
Check in & Breakfast
8:00 AM 9:45 AM “Software Metrics Unification” Barry Boehm, USC [Room 407]
“COSYSMO” Ricardo Valerdi [Room PDR 1] program
“Software Productivity Domain” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC [Room PDR 2]
9:45 AM 10:15 AM
BREAK


Parallel Workshop Sessions Continue & Wrap Up

10:15 AM 12:00 PM “Software Metrics Unification” Barry Boehm, USC [Room 407]
“COSYSMO” Ricardo Valerdi [Room PDR 1] program
“Software Productivity Domain” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC [Room PDR 2]
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
LUNCH


Workshop Summaries and Keynote
Chair: | Bldg: W-20 Rm: 307

1:00 PM 1:15 PM “Software Metrics Unification” Barry Boehm, USC
1:15 PM 1:30 PM “COSYSMO” Ricardo Valerdi, MIT
1:30 PM 1:45 PM “Software Productivity Domains” Thomas Tan, USC; Brad Clark, USC
1:45 PM 2:55 PM “In Search of Best Practice: Enduring Ideas in Strategy, Innovation, and Technology Management” Michael Cusumano, MIT
2:55 PM 3:00 PM Closing Remarks and Adjourn: Richard Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC

 

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