Program Overview

Monday (Oct 23) | Tuesday (Oct 24) | Wednesday (Oct 25) | Thursday (Oct 26)

Monday, October 23: Pre-Convocation Specialist Workshops

Location: Davidson Conference Center (Map)

Parallel Working Groups:

Constructive Systems-of-Systems Cost Model (COSOSIMO) (PPT)
JoAnn Lane (Related Publication)

COCOMO® II Security Extensions
Ed Colbert
Related Presentations:
Yue Chen (COTS Based System Security Economics- A Stakeholder/Value Centric Approach- PPT)
Don Reifer (CONIPMO Overview - PPT)

Value-Based Software Engineering Educational Game
Apurva Jain


7:30 AM - 8:15 PM Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM - 10:00 AM Working Group Session 1
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Working Group Session 2
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch - Davidson Conference Center (Map)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Working Group Session 3
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Working Group Session 4

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Tuesday, October 24: CSSE Convocation

Location: Davidson Conference Center (Map), Embassy Room

7:30 AM - 8:10 PM Continental Breakfast
8:10 AM - 8:20 AM Welcome
Prof. Yannis C. Yortsos; Dean of Viterbi School of Engineering, USC
8:20 AM - 9:50 AM

Systems and Software Architecting Views
Chair: Prof. Barry Boehm; USC CSSE

System and Software Architecting Views (PPT)
Dr. Elliot Axelband (Bio)
Rand Corporation

Moving Architectural Description from Under the Technology Lamppost (PPT)
Prof. Nenad Medvidovic (Bio)
USC CSSE

Systems Architecture & Engineering Program (PPT)
Mr. Ken Cureton
Boeing / USC

9:50 AM - 10:20 AM Break
10:20 AM - 11:50 AM

Systems and Software Engineering Theory Developments
Chair: Mr. Ken Cureton; Boeing / USC

My Career in Communication Systems (The Early Years) (PPT)
Prof. Solomon Golomb (Bio)
USC CSSE

Theory of Value-Based Systems and Software Engineering
Mr. Apurva Jain
USC CSSE

Two Vectors Towards a Grand Unified Theory of Systems Engineering (PPT)
Dr. George Friedman (Bio)
USC CSSE

11:50 AM - 12:00 PM General Announcements
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker
Town and Gown (Map)

Introduction: Prof. Steven Sample; President, USC

Dr. William Wulf (Bio) (Doc)
President
National Academy of Engineering

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Systems, Software, and People
Chair: Dr. Elliot Axelband, Rand Corporation

Software and Systems Architecting for “the Many” - Some Research Challenges of SoS (PPT)
Prof. Stephen Lu (Bio)
USC CSSE

The Role of Shapers in Virtual Firm-based Practice Networks using Wikis: Implications for Systems Engineering (PPT)
Prof. Ann Majchrzak (Bio)
USC CSSE / Marshall

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Views of the Future
Chair: Dr. George Friedman; USC CSSE

Construction by Contour Crafting (PPT)
Prof. Berokh Khoshnevis (Bio)
USC ISI / USC CSSE

A View of Future Systems and Software Engineering (PPT) - Related Publications
Prof. Barry Boehm (Bio)
USC CSSE

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reception and Tool Demonstrations
Davidson Conference Center, Board Room

Architecture

COTS Integration Advisor (iStudio)
(Demo Guide)
Jesal Bhuta
USC CSSE
Related Publications

eXtensible Tool-chain for Evaluation of Architectural Models (XTEAM)
(Demo Guide)
George Edwards
USC CSSE
Related Publications

Deployment Simulator (DeSi)
(Demo Guide)
Sam Malek, Chiyoung Seo
USC CSSE

Prism Middleware
(Demo Guide)
Sam Malek, Chiyoung Seo
USC CSSE

Cost Estimation

COCOMO® II Security Extensions (COSECMO)
(Information)
Ed Colbert, Danni Wu
USC CSSE

Code Count Family
(Information; Demo Guide)
Winsor Brown, Vu Nguyen
USC CSSE

Constructive COTS (COCOTS)
(Demo Guide)
Ye Yang
USC CSSE

Constructive Quality Model (COQUALMO)
(Demo Guide)
Liguo Huang
USC CSSE

Constructive Systems Model (COSYSMO)
(Demo Guide)
JoAnn Lane, Ricardo Valerdi
USC CSSE / MIT

Product Line Investment Model (COPLIMO)
(Demo Guide)
Ye Yang
USC CSSE

Value-Based Software Quality Model (VBSQM)
(Demo Guide)
Liguo Huang
USC CSSE

Software Engineering Education

Value-Based Systems and Software Engineering Game (SimVBSE)
Apura Jain
USC CSSE

Software Process

COTS Risk Analyzer
(Demo Guide)
Ye Yang
USC CSSE

Easy Win Win
(Demo Guide)
Hasan Kitapci
USC CSSE

Macro Risk Model
(Demo Guide)
Dan Ingold
USC CSSE

COTS Based System Security Testbed (Tiramisu) (Demo Guide)
Yue Chen
USC CSSE
Related Publications

System Dynamics Models
(Demo Guide)
Ray Madachy
USC CSSE
Related Publications

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dinner and Keynote Speaker (Vineyard Room)

Mr. John Stenbit (Bio)
Former Chief Information Officer, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
Department of Defense

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Wednesday, October 24: Executive Workshop Presentations: Critical Success Factors For Systems of Systems and Software Engineering

Location: Town and Gown (Map)

7:30 AM - 8:15 PM Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM - 8:25 AM Welcome (PPT)
Prof. Barry Boehm
Director USC CSSE
8:25 AM - 10:00 AM

Systems of Systems (SoS) Context
Chair: Prof. Barry Boehm, USC CSSE

Systems of Systems: Characteristics and Challenges (PPT) - Related Publications
Prof. Barry Boehm (Bio)
USC CSSE

Future Combat Systems: SOS Characteristics and Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Mr. Edgar Dalrymple (Bio)
Department Director for Software and Distributed Systems, Future Combat System Program, US Army

Space System of Systems Engineering (PPT)
Dr. Wanda Austin (Bio)
Senior Vice President, Aerospace Corporation

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Systems of Systems (SoS) Architecting Critical Success Factors
Chair: Prof. Nenad Medvidovic, USC CSSE

System-of-Systems Architecting: Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Dr. Azad Madni (Bio)
CEO, Intelligent Systems Technology

Industry & INCOSE Perspectives On SOS Architecting Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Mr. Paul Robitaille (Bio)
LMCO and President, INCOSE

Critical Success Factors for System-of-System Architecture/Engineering (PPT)
Mr. Neil Siegel (Bio)
Vice President Technology, Northrup Grumman Corporation, Mission Systems

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Location: Town and Gown (Map)

DoD Systems and Software Engineering: Taking it to the Next Level(PPT)
Mr. Mark Schaeffer (Bio)
Director, Systems and Software Engineering, DoD/AT&L

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Systems of Systems Process Critical Success Factors
Chair: Dr. Richard Selby, Northrop Grumann / USC

SoS Process: Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Dr. Paul Nielsen
CEO, Software Engineering Institute CMU (SEI CMU)

Critical Success Factors in Systems of Systems Engineering (PPT)
Dr. Art Pyster (Bio)
Senior Vice President, Systems Engineering, SAIC

Systems and Software Trends Critical Success Factors in Process (PPT)
Mr. Walker Royce (Bio)
Vice President, IBM/Rational

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Systems of Systems Acquisition and Management Critical Success Factors
Chair: Mr. Donald Reifer, Reifer Inc

Systems of Systems Acquisition and Management Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Dr. Richard Selby
Northrop Grumman / USC CSSE

A Case Study in Acquiring Robotic: Capabilities: Inherently a System of Systems Activity? (PPT)
Mr. DeWitt Latimer
USC CSE, US Airforce

SOS Acquisition and Management Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Dr. Richard Turner (Bio)
Fellow SSCI

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Thursday, October 26: Executive Workshop Working Groups: : Critical Success Factors For Systems of Systems and Software Engineering

Location: Davidson Conference Center (Map)

Parallel Working Groups:

Systems of Systems Architecture Critical Success Factor (Notes - Doc)
Dr. Elliot Axelband (Coordinator), Winsor Brown (Scribe)

Systems of Systems Process and Acquisition/Management Critical Success Factors (PPT)
Ms. JoAnn Lane, Dr. Rich Turner (Coordinator), DeWitt Latimer, Alex Lam(Scribe)

7:30 AM - 8:15 PM Continental Breakfast
8:15 AM - 10:00 AM Working Group Session 1
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Working Group Session 2
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch, Davidson Conference Center (Map)
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Working Group Session 3
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Joint Working Group Briefings , Figuera Room

 

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