Program Overview

Monday Feb 12 | Tuesday Feb 13 | Wednesday Feb 14 | Thursday Feb 15

Monday, February 12 – Specialist Workshops

Event: SAL, EEB
Registration, Breakfast, Lunch: SAL Lobby
Parking: Parking Structure A (PSA)

 

7:30 – 8:15 am Continental breakfast
8:15 – 10:00 am Workshop
10:00 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Workshop
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm Workshop
2:30 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 5:00 pm Workshop

Workshop 1a: Collaborative Design of Complex Systems, EEB 248

AM: Tutorials, Ann Majchrzak (USC)/ Phil More (MSBA); Barry Boehm (USC);
Lunch: Working Groups and Discussion

Collaborative Design through Boundary Objects
Ann Majchrzak (USC), Phil More (MSBA) - Powerpoint

Collaborative Design Workshop Overview
Barry Boehm (USC) - Powerpoint

Workshop 1b: COSYSMO, EEB 248

(PM: Ricardo Valerdi)

Workshop 2: Computer Security, SAL 322

AM: Cost Estimation, Ed Colbert/ Danni Wu;
PM: Threat Defense Modeling, Yue Chen - Powerpoint

Tuesday, February 13 – Annual Research Review

Event: Davidson's Conference Center (Embassy Room)
Registration, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner: University Club
Parking: Parking Structure D (PSD)

 

7:30 – 8:15 am Continental breakfast
8:15 – 8:45 am        CSSE and SAE Status and Plans
Barry Boehm (USC), George Friedman (USC)- Powerpoint
8:45 – 10:00 am      

Cost and Security Modeling
Barry Boehm (USC), Chair

COSYSMO
Ricardo Valerdi (USC/MIT) - Powerpoint

Costing Secure Systems Update
Ed Colbert (USC)

Value Driven Security Threat Modeling for Off The Shelf Software Systems
Yue Chen (USC)

10:00 – 10:30 am     Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Human-System Integration
Winsor Brown (USC), Chair

Collaborative Design through Boundary Objects Update
Ann Majchrzak (USC) and Phil More (MSBA) - Powerpoint

Collaborative Design Workshop Update
Barry Boehm (USC) - Powerpoint

12:00 – 2:00 pm       Lunch and Tool Demonstrations
2:00 – 3:30 pm

Processes and Tools
Ray Madachy (USC), Chair

Value-Based Systems Engineering: Identifying and Explaining Dependencies
Apurva Jain (USC) - Powerpoint

An Empirical Study of LeanMBASE
Sue Koolmanojwong (USC) - Powerpoint

An Analytical Comparison between Pair Development and Software Development with Inspection
Molly Phongpaibul (USC) - Powerpoint

Software Evaluation Testbed
Alex Lam (USC) - Acrobat

3:30 – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 – 5:30 pm

Architecture, COTS, and Requirements
Sam Malek (USC), Chair

Hybrid Method for Formalizing WinWin Stakeholder Inputs
Hasan Kitapci (USC) - Acrobat

eXtensible Tool-chain for Evaluation of Architectural Models
George Edwards (USC) - Powerpoint

A Framework for the Assessment and Selection of Software Components and Connectors in COTS-based Architectures
Jesal Bhuta (USC) & Chris Mattmann (USC) - Powerpoint

5:30 – 8:30 pm Affiliates Steering Group Dinner and Feedback

Wednesday, February 14: Executive Workshop I : Presentations

Topic: The Top Three Software-Intensive System Risks

Event: Gerontology Building (Gerontology Auditorium)
Registration, Breakfast, Lunch: Gerontology Building
Parking: Parking Structure A (PSA)

 

7:30 – 8:15 am Continental breakfast
8:15 – 10:00 am      

Architecture Complexity and Quality Tradeoffs
Elliot Axelband (RAND), Chair

Overview, Issues and Approaches
Barry Boehm (USC) - Powerpoint

From Dependable Architectures To Dependable Systems
Nenad Medvidovic (USC) - Powerpoint

Architecture Tradeoff Analysis: Towards a Disciplined Approach to Balancing Quality Requirements
Azad Madni (Intelligent Systems Technology) - Powerpoint

10:00 – 10:30 am     Break
10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Requirements Volatility
George Friedman (USC), Chair

Process Synchronization and Stabilization
Rick Selby (Northrop Grumman) - Powerpoint

Disciplined Agility
Rich Turner (SSCI) - Powerpoint

Using Anchor Point Milestones
Tom Schroeder (BAE Systems) - Powerpoint

12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 – 3:30 pm

Acquisition and Contracting Mismatches
Rick Selby (NGC), Chair

Acquisition Assessment Analyses
Kristen Baldwin (OSD/AT&T/S&SE) - Powerpoint

Commercial Acquisition Practices
Stan Rifkin (Master Systems Inc.) - Acrobat

Space Program Acquisition: Systems Engineering & Programmatic Improvements
Marilee Wheaton (Aerospace Corporation) - Powerpoint

3:30 – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 – 5:00 pm General Discussion: Working Group Formation
Barry Boehm, Chair

Thursday, February 15: Working Groups

Event: SAL, EEB (Rooms to be decided on Wednesday)
Registration, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner: SAL Lobby
Parking: Parking Structure A (PSA)

 

7:30 – 8:15 am Continental breakfast
8:15 – 10:00 am Working Group
10:00 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Working Group
12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 – 2:30 pm Working Group
2:30 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 4:30 pm Plenary Session: Working Group Summaries

Working Group 1: Architecture Complexity and Quality Tradeoffs - Cancelled

Winsor Brown (USC), Leader; Alex Lam (USC), Scribe

Working Group 2: Requirements Volatility

Rick Selby (NGC), Leader; Dan Ingold (USC), Scribe (Workshop Summary - Powerpoint; Research - Excel)

Working Group 3: Acquisition and Contracting Mismatches

Rich Turner (SSCI), Leaders; DeWitt Latimer (USAF), Scribe (Workshop Summary - Powerpoint; Workshop Notes - Word)

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