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27th International Forum on COCOMO® and Systems/Software Cost Modeling

October 16—18, 2012

Software Engineering Institute, Pittsburgh, PA

Location throughout the event: Software Engineering Institute

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

7:45am Registration
Session 1: Systems and Software Estimation.  Chair: Richard Selby (Northrop Grumman and USC).
8:15am Richard Selby (Northrop Grumman and USC), Jo Ann Lane (USC), and David Zubrow (SEI), Welcome
8:25am Keynote presentation: Barry Boehm (USC), Affordability-Based Engineering
9:25am Ipek Ozkaya (SEI), Relating Cost Modeling, Incremental Development, and Architectural Tradeoffs
9:50am Ricardo Valerdi (University of Arizona), Dan Galorath (Galorath, Inc.), and Quoc Do (University of South Australia), Modeling 'Should Cost' and 'Will Cost' Using Model-Based Systems Engineering
10:15am Break
Session 2: Understanding Affordability in Systems and Software.  Chair: Jo Ann Lane (USC).
10:35am Supannika Koolmanojwong (USC) and Jo Ann Lane (USC), Enablers and Inhibitors for Expediting Systems and Software Development
11:00am Qi Li (USC), Barry Boehm (USC), Qing Wang (Institute of Software Chinese Academy of Sciences [ISCAS]), Ye Yang (ISCAS), and Song Wang, (ISCAS), Improving Affordability via Value-Based Testing
11:25am Panel: Cost Modeling for Improving Affordability in Systems and Software.  Moderator: Barry Boehm (USC).  Panelists: Pete McCloone (Lockheed Martin), Bill Kroshl (JHU/APL) (Comments), Ipek Ozkaya (SEI) (Slides), Frank Serna (Draper Labs) (Slides)
12:15pm Lunch
Session 3a: (parallel workshop).  DoD Software Resource Data Reports (SRDRs) and Cost Data Analysis Workshop.  Co-Chairs: Brad Clark (USC) and Ray Madachy (Naval Post Graduate School).
1:00pm Workshop presentations and discussions
2:50pm Break
3:10pm Workshop presentations and discussions (continued)
5:00pm Workshop concludes
Session 3b: (parallel workshop). Systems Engineering Technical Debt.  Chair: Bob Epps (Lockheed Martin).
1:00pm Workshop presentations and discussions
2:50pm Break
3:10pm Workshop presentations and discussions (continued)
5:00pm Workshop concludes
Session 4: Tools Fair and Affiliate Dinner.  Organizer: Julie Sanchez (USC).
6:30pm Tools Fair (CODECOUNT), Cocktail Reception and Affiliate Dinner at the CMU University Club


Wednesday, October 17, 2012

7:45am Registration
Session 5a: Keynote.  Chair: David Zubrow (SEI).
8:15am Jay Kadane (CMU), Uncertainty in Cost Estimates (invited presentation)
Session 5b: Data Analysis.  Chair: David Zubrow (SEI).
9:00am Gan Wang (BAE Systems) and Lori Saleski (BAE Systems), The Architecture and Design of a Corporate Engineering Data Repository
9:25am Arlene Minkiewicz (PRICE Systems), Are Parametric Techniques Relevant for Agile Development Projects?
9:50am Dan Galorath (Galorath, Inc.), Affordability Analysis: The Role of Process, Cost, and ROI Modeling in Improved Program Performance
10:15am Break
Session 6a: Modeling.
10:35am Ramin Moazeni (USC) and Daniel Link (USC), Incremental Development Productivity Decline
11:00am Anandi Hira (USC), Integrating Case-Based, Analogy-Based, and Parameter-Based Estimation via Agile COCOMO II
Session 6b: Lifetime Achievement Award.  Chair: Barry Boehm (USC).
11:25am Barry Boehm (USC), Announcement of Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
11:30am Presentation by recipient of Lifetime Achievement Award, Garry Roedler (Lockheed Martin), Objective Communication, Measurement, and Cost Estimation
12:10pm Lunch
Session 7a: (parallel workshop).  Incremental Development Productivity Decline.  Co-Chairs: Ramin Moazeni (USC) and Daniel Link(USC).
1:00pm Workshop presentations and discussions
2:50pm Break
3:10pm Workshop presentations and discussions (continued)
5:00pm Workshop concludes
Session 7b: (parallel workshop).  Enablers and Inhibitors for Expediting Systems and Software Engineering and Estimating Agile Project Schedule Acceleration (Slides).  Co-Chairs: Supannika Koolmanojwong (USC) and Dan Ingold (USC).
1:00pm Workshop presentations and discussions
2:50pm Break
3:10pm Workshop presentations and discussions (continued)
5:00pm Workshop concludes
Session 7c: (parallel workshop).  Systems Engineering Reuse—the Next Generation.  Chair: Ricardo Valerdi (University of Arizona)
1:00pm Workshop presentations and discussions
2:50pm Break
3:10pm Workshop presentations and discussions (continued)
5:00pm Workshop concludes


Thursday, October 18, 2012

7:45am Registration
Session 8: Modeling and Estimation.
8:15am David Seaver (OPS Consulting), Cloud Survival Kit: How to Estimate and Measure 'the Cloud' and Make COCOMO II 'Cloud Enabled'
8:40am Dan Ingold (USC), A Model for Estimating Agile Project Schedule Acceleration
9:05am Reggie Cole (Lockheed Martin), Proxy Estimation Costing for Systems
9:30am Mauricio E. Peña (USC) and Ricardo Valerdi (University of Arizona), Quantifying the Impact of Requirements Volatility on Systems Engineering Effort
9:55am Break
Session 9: Estimation and Methodology and Workshop Summaries.  Chair: Richard Selby (Northrop Grumman and USC).
10:15am Linda Esker (University of Maryland) and Kathleen Dangle (University of Maryland), Developing an Independent Cost Estimate: Effective Use of COCOMO During a Project’s Very Early Life Cycle Phases
10:40am Wilson Rosa (Air Force Cost Analysis Agency), Barry Boehm (USC), Brad Clark (USC), Thomas Tan (USC), and Ray Madachy (Naval Post Graduate School): Domain-Driven Software Cost Estimation
11:05am Kai-Uwe Maetzel (IBM), Continuous Delivery
11:30am Open Discussion
11:55am Workshop 3a Summary. DoD Software Resource Data Reports (SRDRs) and Cost Data Analysis. Co-Chairs: Brad Clark (Software Metrics Inc and USC) and Ray Madachy (Naval Postgraduate School).
12:05pm Workshop 3b Summary.  Enablers and Inhibitors for Expediting Systems and Software Engineering and Estimating Agile Project Schedule Acceleration. (Outbrief) Co-Chairs: Supannika Koolmanojwong (USC) and Dan Ingold (USC).
12:15pm Workshop 7a Summary.  Incremental Development Productivity Decline.  Chair: Ramin Moazeni (USC).
12:25pm Workshop 7b Summary. Technical Debt. (Outbrief) Chair: Bob Epps (Lockheed Martin).
12:35pm Workshop 7c Summary. Systems Engineering Reuse—the Next Generation. (Background Materials, Reuse Framework Rev. 1, Generalized Reuse Framework Final 2, Generalized Reuse for COSYSMO) Chair:
Ricardo Valerdi (University of Arizona).
12:45pm Barry Boehm (USC), Jo Ann Lane (USC), and Richard Selby (Northrop Grumman and USC), Closing Remarks

12:50pm Adjourn

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