Conference Proceedings


8th Annual CMMI® Technology Conference & User Group

"Investigation, Measures and Lessons Learned about the Relationship
between CMMI® Process Capability and
Project or Program Performance"

18 - 20 November 2008

Denver, CO

 

Agenda

Tuesday November 18, 2008

TRACK 1 PM - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI®

  • 7165 -"The Journey from CMMI® Ratings to Value Added Process Improvement", Mr. Philip Wah, Jr.,The Boeing Company
  • 7182 - "Effective use of non-directive tools and templates - Integrating the " "How's" with the "What's" ", Mr. Kenneth Weinberg, Raytheon Company
  • 7346 - "Improving Project Planning and Control: A 10-Step Process Within CMMI® or other Process Orientations", Mr. Daniel Galorath, Galorath Incorporated
  • 7286 - "Lessons learned in motivating Software Engineering Process Group to focus on achieving business goals, and not on just achieving a maturity level", Mr. Girish Seshagiri, Advanced Information Services, Inc.

TRACK 2 PM - PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

  • 7154 - "Lessons (Not) Learned", Mr. Michael West, Natural SPI, Inc.
  • 7287 - "How TSP/PSP Addresses CMMI® Implementation Issues in Federal Acquisition; Case Study of a CMMI® Level 5 Federal Contractor", Mr. Girish Seshagiri, Advanced Information Services, Inc.
  • 7201 - "Saving the Titanic: Using CAR to Rescue a Sinking Process Improvement Program", Mr. Bill Smith, Leading Edge Process Consultants, LLC
  • 6977 - "Documentation Diet", Ms. Mary Sakry, The Process Group

TRACK 3 - PM LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI®

  • 7398 - "The Power of Integrated CPI Solutions", Mr. Jeffrey Dutton, Jacobs Technology
  • 7396 - "Lean Drivers that Stimulate Continuous Process Improvement", Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command
  • 7394 - "An Investigation of the Viability of Using SCAMPI as a Shingo Benchmarking Mechanism", Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command
  • 7170 - "Lean SCAMPI", Mr. Jeffrey Dutton, Jacobs Technology

TRACK 4 PM - HIGH MATURITY

  • 6953 - "Achieving Statistical Process Control Using Hidden Markov Models", Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.
  • 7133 - "Examples of Statistical Models and their use in level 4-5 Process Maturity Execution", Dr. Jeff Ricketts, Raytheon Company
  • 7208 - "Prediction Model for Daily Production Support Issues", Mrs. Rama Sivaraman, Polaris Software Lab Limited
  • 7315 - "Measurement and Statistical Inside via Case Studies in Achieving High Maturity in CMMI®", Dr. Bin Cong, CRS Technology

TRACK 5A - ACQUISITION

  • 7124 - "Piloting the CMMI®-ACQ...1 year later", Mr. Thomas Neff, BAE Systems
  • 7027 - "Lessons Learned Doing Systems Engineering Assessments on the Acquirer", Mr. Ian Talbot, U.S. Air Force
  • 7408 - "Boldly Going Where Few Have Gone Before SCAMPI C Appraisal Using the CMMI® for Acquisition", Ms. Carol Klingler, The MITRE Corporation

TRACK 6 - APPRAISALS

  • 6964 - "Quantifying Appraisal Readiness: Are you really ready for your SCAMPI?", Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc.
  • 7012 - "On your mark, get set, go! Effective solutions to prepare for a CMMI® based appraisal", Ms. Lisa Ming, BAE Systems
  • 7358 - "Selecting an Effective Appraisal Style", Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7177 - "Planning the Conduct of a Successful SCAMPI", Ms. Pam Hudson, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Aeronautics

TRACK 7 - MULTI-MODEL IMPLEMENTATION

  • 7059 - "Using the National Baldrige Performance Criteria to Strengthen CMMI® Measurable Results", Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.
  • 7415 - "An IT Governance Solution", Mr. Paul Byrnes, Integrated System Diagnostics, Inc.
  • 7478 - "A Framework for Integrating Systems and Software Engineering", Dr. Richard Turner, Stevens Institute of Technology (Invited)
  • 7259 - "Benefits of Multi-Model Process Improvements in Small - Medium Businesses", Dr. Mary Anne Herndon, Transdyne Corporation

 

Wednesday November 19, 2008

TRACK 1 AM - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI®

  • 7409 - "Lessons Learned on the way to Level 3 (If we knew then what we know now...)", Mr. W. David Groening, Applied Research Associates
  • 6874 - "Choosing the Right PI Pilot: Using Readiness & Fit Analysis for Adoption Feasibility Pilots", Ms. Suzanne Garcia, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7213 - "Sailing to Success: Building The Business Case for Running an Effective High-Maturity, High-Priority Improvement Project", Ms. Karen Smiley, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research
  • 7169 - "Making the CMMI® Relevant", Mr. Jeffrey Dutton, Jacobs Technology

TRACK 1 PM - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI®

  • 7369 - "Shrinking the Elephant: If Implementing CMMI® Practices Looks Like More Effort than it's Worth, Let's Look Again", Mr. Sam Fogle, ACE Guides, LLC
  • 7005 - "Common Taxonomy Fuels a Learning Engine", Mr. John Johnston, BAE Systems
  • 6950 - "Capability Target Profiles for Real Organizations", Mr. Michael Mangieri, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.
  • 7427 - "CMMI® Interactive!", Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation

TRACK 2 AM - PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

  • 6963 - "How Big Does Your Process Need to Be? - Lessons Learned at Both Ends of This Spectrum", Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc.
  • 7061 - "How to Write 'Lean and Mean' Requirements", Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.
  • 7043 - "An Effective Process Improvement Plan is Key to Maintaining Maturity Level 3", Ms. Susan Byrnes, Natural SPI, Inc.
  • 7126 - "Anatomy of the CMMI® Technical Solution Process Area", Dr. Aldo Dagnino, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research Center

TRACK 2 PM - PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

  • 7143 - "Process Architecture - "What is it?" - "What is it for?" - And "How do I pick a winner?"", Mr. David Piper, Lamri Ltd.
  • 7260 - "CMMI® Fuels Your Tiger Team", Mr. Andrew Cordes, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research Center
  • 7312 - "A Systems Approach to Applying Risk Management to Software Development", Mr. Warren Scheinin, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7354 - "Policies, Processes, Procedures, Plans - What's the Difference?", Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

TRACK 3 AM - LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI®

  • 7282 - "Institutionalizing CMMI® and Performing SCAMPI Appraisals in a Large, Multi-Project Environment Using a Value Stream Approach", Mr. Robert Castagna, SPAWARSYSCEN Charleston
  • 7112 - "Lessons Learned in EVM Control Account Analysis and Design", Mr. Tom Cowles, Raythron Company, Space and Airborne Systems
  • 7257 - "CMMI® and Six Sigma: Perfect Together", Ms. Beth Clark, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 7164 - "Capability-Level-3 Quickturn-around Web Development", Mr. Juan Ceva, Raytheon Company

TRACK 3 PM - LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI®

  • 7466 - "DFSS in Software Lifecycle - "Did we loose the fox?"", Mrs. Jill Brooks, Raytheon Company
  • 7464 - "Application of Six Sigma and Psychometric studies to requirement specifications", Dr. Radouane Oudrhiri, Systonomy Limited
  • 7058 - "Architecture and Model Based Systems Engineering for Lean Results", Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc
  • 7060 - "Using Lean Principles and Process Models to Achieve Measurable Results", Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc

TRACK 4 AM - HIGH MATURITY

  • 7140 - "Statistically Managing Rework Rate of Source Data Provided To Technical Publications by Logistics Support Analysis (LSA)", Mr. Robert Tuthill, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7384 - "Let Tailoring be Your Guide", Mr. John Miller, Raytheon Company, IIS
  • 7353 - "Interpreting High Maturity Practices for Your Business Objectives", Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7297 - "Baselines and Models for Tailoring", Ms. Diane Mizukami (Williams), Northrop Grumman Corporation, Mission Systems

TRACK 4 PM - HIGH MATURITY

  • 7159 - "An Integrated, holistic, stochastic analysis approach for evaluating the impact of new technologies and potential process improvements on overall outcomes and relevant measures of performance.", Mr. Philip Fahringer, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • 7376 - "Controlling Peer Reviews During Software Development: A Five-Year Longitudinal Case Study", Dr. Richard Welch, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7246 - "A Process Performance models Case Study", Mr. Ricardo Garza, Softtek
  • 7206 - "Developing process performance models, baselines, and objectives", Mr. Rayney Wong, RW, Ritmico Progress

TRACK 5A AM - ACQUISITION

  • 7350 - "The Very First CMMI®-ACQ SCAMPI A: a Small Setting with Large Importance", Ms. Margaret Glover, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7168 - "CMMI® and USAF System Engineering Assessment Model (AF SEAM)", Mr. George Freeman, U.S. Air Force
  • 7262 - "Break the Shackles - Early success in Global Sourcing with CMMI®-ACQ", Dr. Jack Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7187 - "CMMI® for Acquisition Works in the Real World", Mr. Richard Raphael, MITRE Corporation

TRACK 5B PM - MEASUREMENT

  • 7146 - "Measuring Economic Benefits of CMMI® Leveraging the Interpretive Structural Methodology", Dr. Aldo Dagnino, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research Center
  • 7234 - "Using a Combined Technology in High Maturity Process Improvement", Mr. Bosheng Zhou, Cyber Keji Park, Inc.
  • 7134 - "ROI from CMMI® - a DACS and SEI Collaboration", Mr. Thomas McGibbon, ITT AES/DACS
  • 7173 - "CMMI's Role in Reducing Total Cost of Ownership: Measuring and Managing New and Legacy Software", Mr. Daniel Galorath, Galorath Incorporated

TRACK 6 AM - APPRAISALS

TRACK 6 PM - APPRAISALS

  • 7184 - "How Many Ways Can SCAMPI Be Cooked? Let's Spend Some Time In The Kitchen", Mr. Joseph Wickless, Software Engineering Institute
  • 6952 - "Appraising Classified Programs", Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.
  • 7359 - "Evidence Workshops: A Gentler and More Effective Alternative to SCAMPIs", Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7368 - "Breaking the Ice with SCAMPI C Appraisals (With a few Suggestions for the Care and Feeding of New Appraisal Team Members)", Mr. John Kennedy, The MITRE Corporation

TRACK 7 AM - MULTI-MODEL IMPLEMENTATION

  • 7022 - "Implementing a Multiple Model Approach for Optimized Results", Ms. Maggie Cronin, Avaya Global Services
  • 7256 - "IMMM-IDEAL Integrating Multiple Models and Methodologies: An IDEAL Relationship", Ms. Katherine Smith, NAVAIR
  • 6951 - "Using Appraisals for Other Process Models: SOX, DoD 5000, …!", Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.
  • 7220 - "Beyond the Handshake Between Auditors and CMMI®: A Look Into Auditing for Process Maturity", Mr. Dorian Cougias, Network Frontiers

TRACK 7 PM - MULTI-MODEL IMPLEMENTATION

  • 7421 - "Previewing the New CMMI® for Services", Mr. Craig Hollenbach, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7334 - "Lessons Learned Implementing CMMI® in a Services Organization", Mr. Larry Jess, Analytical Services, Inc

 

Thursday November 20, 2008

TRACK 1 AM - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI®

  • 6909 - "Developing Complex Systems - Using CMMI® to Achieve Effective Systems and Software Engineering Integration", Dr. Kenneth Nidiffer, Software Engineering Institute (Invited)
  • 6995 - "3 Examples of PI, 2 Successes 1 Failure, Lessons Learned", Mr. Al Florence, The MITRE Corporation
  • 6962 - "Do You Have An Effective Process Improvement Infrastructure?", Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc.
  • 7202 - "The Last Phase of Process Changes - Deployment", Mr. Richard Barbour, Software Engineering Institute and Dr. Barbara Tyson, Software Engineering Institute

TRACK 1 PM - PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI®

  • 7123 - "CMMI® on the Cheap", Mr. Thomas Neff, BAE Systems
  • 7313 - "Successful Integration of an Engineering Organization Across Geographic Locations Achieving CMMI® level 3", Mr. Wendell Mullison, General Dynamics, Land Systems
  • 7342 - "Use of IDEAL Model in a Multi-Organization Environment", Dr. Aldo Dagnino, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research
  • 7426 - "Defining Systems Engineering for an Army Life Cycle Software Engineering Center", Dr. William Craig, AMRDEC SED

TRACK 2 AM - PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

  • 7402 - "Recursion and Iteration of CMMI® Project Management Practices", Mr. Alfred Schenker, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7284 - "A Value Proposition for Project Managers from Configuration Management", Mr. Tim Kasse, Kasse Initiatives, LLC
  • 6879 - "Integrated Change Control for the Concurrently Developed Complex Systems - Lesson Learned", Mr. Alexander Polack, The Aerospace Corporation
  • 7152 - "Making IPPD Real", Mr. Joseph Vandeville, Northrop Grumman Corporation

TRACK 2 PM - PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

  • 7348 - "Applications of Risk Management Using Monte Carlo Simulation", Mr. Barry Schrimsher, Glen Talon Consulting, Inc.
  • 7008 - "Work On Your Engineering Business, Not In It.", Mr. Rolf Reitzig, Cognence, Inc.
  • 7006 - "Project Planning Support Produces Consistently High-Quality Project Plans", Mr. John Johnston, BAE Systems

TRACK 3 AM - LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI®

  • 7185 - "Leveraging LEAN in Achieving Higher Maturity", Mrs. Ann Hennon, BAE Systems, Ground Systems
  • 7240 - "Integrating Agile and CMMI® : Synergy through Discipline", Dr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7110 - "Agile Methods with Performance - Based Earned Value", Mr. Paul Solomon, Performance-Based Earned Value®

TRACK 3 PM - LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI®

  • 7269 - "Closing the Gap Between Systems Engineering and Project Management", Mr. Robert Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute
  • 6976 - "Agile: The Essence of CMMI® Level 5 Behavior", Ms. Dottie Acton, Lockheed Martin Corporation, IS&GS

TRACK 4 AM - HIGH MATURITY

  • 7242 - "Statistical and-Modeling Approach for Limited Data Forecast", Ms. Shinobu Minamikawa, YARNE and Company
  • 7412 - "Finding Useful CMMI® ModelsI® ", Mr. Mark Kelley, Esterline AVISTA
  • 7291 - "Criteria for Interpreting CMMI® High Maturity Implementations", Dr. Mike Konrad, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7217 -"Building a Better Mousetrap Lessons learned implementing process management automation to accelerate quality improvement.", Mr. Keith Lutz, Intel Corporation

TRACK 4 PM - HIGH MATURITY

  • 7192 - "The Practice of Measurement and Analysis in High Maturity Organizations- What Does it Take to Get There, Stay There and Why Should You Do It Anyway?", Dr. Dennis Goldenson, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7203 - "V1.2 High Maturity: What should I expect to see in a V1.2 High Maturity Appraisal", Mr. John Ryskowski, JFR Consulting
  • 7352 - "How Six Sigma Organizations Implement CMMI® Level 5", Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 7355 - "Top Ten Things Everybody Should Know About High Maturity", Mr. Rawdon Young, Software Engineering Institute

TRACK 5 AM - MEASUREMENT

  • 6898 - "Leading Indicators for Software Project Management", Mr. David Card, Det Norske Veritas
  • 6875 - "Using Quantitative Analysis to Improve the On Time Acquisition of Parts Used in Product Development", Mr. Fred Oleson, BAE Systems

TRACK 5 PM - MEASUREMENT

  • 6941 - "Good and Bad Software Projects: By the Numbers", Mr. Donald Beckett, Quantitative Software Management
  • 7145 - "Can You Trust Your Data? A Measurement and Analysis Infrastructure Diagnostic to Enhance Value", Dr. David Zubrow, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7160 - "Leading Indicators of Program Performance", Mr. Robert Fergugson, Software Engineering Institute

TRACK 6 AM - APPRAISALS

  • 7212 - "Experiences with a Geographically Distributed Class C+ Appraisal", Ms. Karen Smiley, ABB Incorporated, U. S. Corporated Research
  • 6973 - "Global SCAMPI B's and C's Without the Jet Lag", Ms. Robyn Plouse, Intel Corporation
  • 6978 - "Appraisals and CMMI® Gotchas Lessons in CMMI® Use and Appraisal Preparation", Ms. Mary Sakry, The Process Group
  • 7360 - "10 Common Mistakes Appraisers Make", Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

TRACK 6 PM - APPRAISALS

  • 7411 - "SCAMPI Appraisals for Small Companies", Mr. Mark Kelley, Esterline AVISTA
  • 7019 - "Combining a CMMI® SCAMPI Appraisal with a Project Retrospective", Mr. Roger Campbell, Cognence, Inc.
  • 7329 - "Frequently Misunderstood CMMI® Appraisal Findings", Ms. Karen Smiley, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporated Research

TRACK 7 AM - FUTURE DIRECTIONS

  • 7361 - "Beyond IPPD: Practices for Distributed Collaboration", Ms. Suzanne Garcia, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7410 - "Ongoing CMMI® Level 4/5 for Smaller Teams", Mr. Mark Kelley, Esterline AVISTA

TRACK 7 PM - CMMI® IN SMALL SETTINGS

  • 7117 - "Successful Implementation of Process Improvement in Small Organizations", Ms. Rose Clark, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • 7241 - "Accelerating CMMI® Adoption", Dr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute
  • 7001 - "Achieving CMMI®-Dev + IPPD Version 1.2 Maturity Level 3 in a Small Organization Planning/Implementing/Appraising", Ms. Donna Lee, United Space Alliance