32nd COCOMO Program

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Ronald Tutor Campus Center Room 232

7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 8:20 am – Welcome: Barry Boehm, Jo Ann Lane, Rick Selby

Session 1: Cost/Effort Analytics

8:25 am to 8:50 am – Ray Madachy (NPS), “Model-Based Systems Engineering Tradespace Analysis with SysML and COSYSMO” (Please email jasanche@usc.edu for this presentation.)

8:55 am to 9:20 am – Anandi Hira (USC CSSE), “Preliminary Causal Analysis Results with Software Cost Estimation Data

9:25 am to 9:55 am – Pooyan Behnamghader (USC CSSE), “Towards Better Understanding of Conflicts and Synergies Among Software Quality Attributes Through Data Analytics

10:00 am to 10:30 am – BREAK

Session 2: Software Cost Estimation Perspectives Part 1

10:30 am to 10:55 am – Steve Shyman, Denise Nelson, Jonathan Kiser, Teri White, and Andrew Gabel (Boeing), “Counting SLOCs, ESLOCs, and Issues from an Estimating Perspective

11:00 am to 11:25 am – Wilson Rosa (NCAA), Ray Madachy (NPS), Brad Clark (Software Metrics), Barry Boehm (USC CSSE), “Agile Software Development Cost Modeling for the US DoD” Presentation Video

11:30 am to 11:55 am – Arlene Minkiewicz (Price), “Harnessing the Power of the Crowd: Replacing Software Outsourcing?

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – LUNCH

Session 3: Software Cost Estimation Perspectives Part 2

1:00 pm to 1:25 pm – Jairus Hihn (JPL), Alexander Lumnah (JPL), and James Johnson (NASA) “Expanding Our Estimation Tool Set: Formalizing Analogy-Based Cost Estimation

1:30 pm to 1:55 pm – Alexey Tregubov (USC CSSE) “A Model for Estimating Multitasking and Work Interruptions Overhead in Software Projects

2:00 pm to 2:25 pm – Arlene Minkiewicz (Price) “CMMI and Agile Development: A Binary Choice?

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm – BREAK

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – COCOMO® III Workshop Chair: Brad Clark (Software Metrics)

5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Tools Demo and Reception @ University Club: Carnegie Room


Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Von KleinSmid Center (VKC) 107

7:30 am to 8:00 am – Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 am to 8:55 am – Keynote Barry Boehm (USC CSSE) “Software Cost Estimation Meets Software Diversity

Session 5: Systems Engineering Cost Estimation Perspectives Part 1

9:00 am to 9:25 am – Jim Alstad (USC CSSE), “COSYSMO 3.0: Modern Estimating of Systems Engineering Cost

9:30 am to 9:55 am – Carl Billingsley, Misha Dowd, Sonia Henry, Che-i Lien, Katrina Lyons, Mark L. McKelvin, Marilee Wheaton (Aerospace), “A Resource Estimation Framework for System Acquisition using a Hybrid Cost Estimation Approach

10:00 am to 10:30 am – BREAK

Session 4: Cost/Effort Analytics Part 2

10:30 am to 10:55 am – Reem Alfayez (USC CSSE), “How Does Contributor Involvement Influence Open Source/Crowd Sourcing Environments

11:00 am to 11:25 am – Leone Yong and Terry Josserand (Sandia National Laboratories), “Analyzing Cost Estimating and Analysis Organizations with the United States GovernmentFull Paper

11:30 am to 11:55 am – Jo Ann Lane (SDSU) and Justin Zhang (Westview HS), “Moore’s Law Trends in Software Development: Implications for Effort and Schedule

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – LUNCH (VKC 258)

1:00 pm to 1:55 pm – Lifetime Achievement Award and Talk  Elizabeth “Betsy” Clark (Software Metrics) “From Acquisition Disaster to World Class Performance: A Case Study

Session 5: Systems Engineering Cost Estimation Perspectives Part 2

2:00 pm to 2:25 pm – Kan Qi, “A Lightweight Incremental Effort Estimation Model for Use Case Driven Projects

2:30 to 3:00 pm – BREAK

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – COSYSMO 3.0 Workshop Chair: Jim Alstad (USC CSSE)

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Affiliate Dinner with Cocktail Reception @ University Club: Patio


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Ronald Tutor Campus Center Room 302

7:30 am to 8:00 am Breakfast

8:00 am to 9:20 am – Panel: Are Software Size and Cost Estimates a Waste of Time? Panelists: TBD

9:20 am to 9:45 am – BREAK

9:45 am to 10:45 am – Brainstorming Session: Action Plan to Meet Future Needs Facilitator: Rick Selby (NGC)

10:45 am to 11:00 am – Wrap Up Barry Boehm (USC CSSE)