Pre-Forum Workshop     COCOMO® Forum

Pre-Forum: Workshop on Integrating Systems and Software Engineering

 

Program

Monday | Tuesday | Wednesday | Thursday | Friday

Monday, October 29

7:30am Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 10:00am

Sponsor Overview (Kristen Baldwin, OSD); Workshop Overview; Study and USC ICM Summary (Barry Boehm, JoAnn Lane, USC)

Sponsor overview Workshop overview ICM Presentation ICM Paper

10:00am Break
10:30am - noon

Systems and Software Engineering Integration: Technical Aspects (George Friedman, USC, Chair; Rosalind Lewis, Aerospace; Azad Madni, ISTI; Philippe Kruchten, UBC)

Presenation1 Presenation2 Presenation3

noon - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Systems and Software Engineering Integration: Management Aspects (Stan Settles, USC, Chair; Bob Rassa, Raytheon; Brian Gallagher, SEI; Neil Siegel, NGC)

Presentation1 Presentation2 Presentation3

3:00pm Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm

Integrating Systems and Software Engineering Issues for Complex Systems (Elliot Axelband, USC/Rand, Chair; Kelly Schlegel, Boeing; Tom Schroeder, BAE Systems; Gary Hafen, LMCO; )

Presentation1 Presentation2 Presentation3

5:00pm

Adjourn

Tuesday, October 30

7:30am Continental Breakfast in the Commons Area
8:00am - noon
Working Groups address issue areas
1. Systems and Software Engineering Integration: Technical Aspects (Rick Selby, NGC/USC, Chair)
2. Systems and Software Engineering Integration: Management Aspects (Art Pyster, Stevens, Chair)
3. Integrating Systems and Software Engineering Issues for Complex Systems (JoAnn Lane, USC, Chair)
Noon -1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Working Groups Presentations and Discussion

Wednesday, October 31

 

1. Sizing for Systems & Software Cost Estimation-Barry Boehm, Rick Selby, Ali Malik

Presentation

2. Integrating Systems & Software Engineering Cost Estimation-JoAnn Lane, Ricardo Valerdi

3. COCOMO® II Security Extensions-Ed Colbert

4. Security Economics and Threat Modeling for Off-The-Shelf Systems - Yue Chen Presentation

7:30am - 8:15am Continental Breakfast
8:15am - 5:00pm Working Sessions with Scheduled Breaks & Lunch
5:30pm - 8:00pm Affiliates' Dinner, University Club

Thursday, November 1

7:30am - 8:00am Continental Breakfast (SAL Lobby)

  Opening Session
Session Chair: Barry Boehm, USC
8:00am - 8:05am Welcome
Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC
8:05am - 9:05am COCOMO® Family of Models
Barry Boehm, USC
9:05am - 9:45pm Workshop Breakout Groups

9:45pm - 10:15pm Break
  Modeling
Session Chair: Ed Colbert, USC
10:15pm - 10:40pm

2cee, A Twenty First Century Effort Estimation Methodology

Karen Lum and Jairus Hihn, JPL; Dan Baker and Tim Menzies, West Virginia University

Presentation Paper

10:40pm - 11:05pm

COGOMO - An Extension of COCOMO® II for China Government Contract Pricing

Mingshu Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Ye Yang, USC; Qing Wang and Mei He, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Paper

11:05pm - 11:30pm

Expert COSYSMO

Ray Madachy, USC; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT

Presentation Paper

11:30pm - 11:55am

COCOMO® Calibration Status 2007

Brad Clark, Software Metrics and USC; Don Reifer, Reifer Consultants and USC

Presentation3 Paper

11:55pm - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm - 1:10pm

Lifetime Achievement Award Announcement

Barry Boehm, USC, Presenter

 

Sizing

Session Chair: Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC

1:10pm - 1:35pm

Estimating the Size for IT Systems

David Seaver, Price Systems

Paper

1:35pm - 2:00pm

Defense Acquisition Performance Assessment – The Recommendation for Time Certain Development: Sizing Considerations

Peter Hantos, Aerospace Corporation

Presentation Paper

2:00pm - 2:25pm

Sizing System Tests for Estimating Test Execution Effort

Eduardo Aranha and Paulo Borba, Federal University of Pernambuco and Motorola, Brazil

Presentation Paper

2:25pm - 3:15pm

Panel: Sizing Methods, Techniques, and Experiences

Rick Selby, Northrop Grumman and USC, Moderator

3:15pm - 3:45pm Break
 

Systems Engineering Return-on-Investment

Session Chair: Don Reifer, Reifer Consultants

3:45pm - 4:10pm

System of Systems Engineering Cost Modeling: What Makes It Different from Traditional Systems Engineering Cost Modeling

JoAnn Lane, USC; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT

Presentation Paper

4:10pm - 4:35pm

Business Valuation with Software Cost Modeling – A Case Study

Ray Madachy, USC

Presentation Paper

4:35pm - 5:00pm Tools Fair Overview
5:00pm - 7:00pm

Tools Fair

Session Chair: Winsor Brown, USC

 

Test Effort Estimator Tool

Eduardo Aranha and Paulo Borba, Federal University of Pernambuco and Motorola, Brazil

 

2cee: A 21st Century Effort Estimation Methodology

Karen Lum and Jairus Hihn, JPL; Dan Baker and Tim Menzies, West Virginia University

 

Costar (COCOMO®) and SystemStar (COSYSMO) tools

Dan Ligett, Softstar Systems

Presentation

 

r2 Software Estimating Framework (r2SEF) for COCOMO®

Mike Ross, r2Estimating

 

COCOMO® Family of Models

USC Graduate Students

Friday, November 2

7:30am - 8:00am Continental Breakfast (GER Patio)
 

Systems Engineering Modeling and Reuse

Session Chair: Winsor Brown, USC

8:00am - 8:25am

Added Sources of Costs in Maintaining COTS-Intensive Systems

Betsy Clark and Brad Clark, Software Metrics

Presentation

8:25am - 8:50am

COSYSMO Reuse Extension

Ricardo Valerdi, MIT; Gan Wang, BAE Systems; Garry Roedler, Lockheed Martin; John Rieff, Raytheon; Jared Fortune, USC and Aerospace Corporation

Presentation

8:50am - 9:15am

A Practical Implementation of the COSYSMO Reuse Extension

Gan Wang, Aaron Ankrum, and Cort Millar, BAE Systems; Ricardo Valerdi, MIT

Presentation

9:15am - 9:40am

Constructive Cost Models for Evaluating Bridge Design and Impact Protection Techniques

Paige Selby, St. Margaret's Episcopal School and UC Irvine

Presenation Paper

9:40am - 10:10am  
 

Tools

Session Chair: JoAnn Lane, USC

10:10am - 10:35am

ODC COQUALMO

Ray Madachy and Barry Boehm, USC

Presentation

10:35am - 11:00am

SLOC Counting Standards

Vu Nguyen, Sophia Deeds-Rubin, and Thomas Tan, USC and Aerospace Corporation

Presentation

Paper

11:00am - 11:25am

Code Counter Suite -- Diff Tool Overview

Lori Vaughan, Northrop Grumman; Michael Lee, Aerospace Corporation; Vu Nguyen and Winsor Brown, USC

Presentation

11:25am - 11:50am

Load-Bearing Walls: Sizing Extensions in the NOSTROMO Tool

Ashley Mathis, THAAD Project Office; Dan Strickland and Brandon Gautney, Dynetics

Presentation

11:50am - 1:00pm  
 

Future Trends in Systems and Software Cost Modeling

Session Chair: Barry Boehm, USC

1:00pm - 1:25pm

Acquisition Perspectives on the Incremental Commitment Model

Peter Hantos, Aerospace Corporation

Presentation

1:25pm - 1:50pm

STAR: Seeking New Frontiers in Cost Modeling

Tim Menzies, Oussama Elrawas, and Dan Baker, West Virginia University; Jairus Hihn and Karen Lum, JPL

Presentation

Paper

1:50pm - 2:15pm

r2SEF for COCOMO® Integrating Duration, Effort, Cost, Defects and Uncertainty

Mike Ross, r2Estimating

Presentation

Paper

2:15pm - 3:05pm

Panel: Future Trends, Emerging Technologies, Accelerators, and Inhibitors

Barry Boehm, USC, Moderator

Presentation1 Presentation2 Presentation3

3:05pm - 3:15pm

Closing Remarks

Barry Boehm, USC

 

References

B. Boehm, “Some Future Trends and Implications for System and Software Engineering
Processes,” Systems Engineering 9(1), Spring 2006, pp. 1-19 (2006 Best Paper Award
Winner)

B. Boehm and J. Lane, “Using the Incremental Commitment Model to Integrate System
Acquisition, Systems Engineering, and Software Engineering,” expanded version of CrossTalk
paper to be published Oct. 2007 (softcopy available on request to yuec@usc.edu).


R. Pew & A. Mavor, “Human-System Integration in the System Development Process: A New
Look,” National Academies Press, 2007 (copies will be provided at the workshop).


 

 

 
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