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8th Annual CMMI Technology Conference & User Group


Investigation, Measures and Lessons Learned about the Relationship between CMMIŽ Process Capability and

Project or Program Performance”


Denver, Colorado

November 18 - 20, 2008

Conference Agenda

Tuesday November 18, 2008

 

TRACK 1 -  PM PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI

ˇ         7165 -“The Journey from CMMIŽ Ratings to Value Added Process Improvement”, Mr. Philip Wah, Jr.,The Boeing Company

ˇ         7182 - “Effective use of non-directive tools and templates – Integrating the “How’s” with the “What’s””, Mr. Kenneth Weinberg, Raytheon Company

 

 

ˇ         7346 - “Improving Project Planning and Control: A 10-Step Process Within CMMIŽ or other Process Orientations”, Mr. Daniel Galorath, Galorath Incorporated

ˇ         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

ˇ         7154 - “Lessons (Not) Learned”, Mr. Michael West, Natural SPI, Inc.

ˇ         7287 - “How TSP/PSP Addresses CMMIŽ Implementation Issues in Federal Acquisition; Case Study of a CMMIŽ Level 5 Federal Contractor”, Mr. Girish Seshagiri, Advanced Information Services, Inc.

ˇ         7201 - “Saving the Titanic: Using CAR to Rescue a Sinking Process Improvement Program”, Mr. Bill Smith, Leading Edge Process Consultants, LLC

ˇ         6977 - “Documentation Diet”, Ms. Mary Sakry, The Process Group

 

TRACK 3 PM LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI

ˇ         7398 - “The Power of Integrated CPI Solutions”, Mr. Jeffrey Dutton, Jacobs Technology

ˇ         7396 - “Lean Drivers that Stimulate Continuous Process Improvement”, Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command

ˇ         7394 - “An Investigation of the Viability of Using SCAMPI as a Shingo Benchmarking Mechanism”, Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command

ˇ         7170 - “Lean SCAMPI”, Mr. Jeffrey Dutton, Jacobs Technology

 

TRACK 4 PM HIGH MATURITY

ˇ         6953 - “Achieving Statistical Process Control Using Hidden Markov Models”, Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.

ˇ         7133 - “Examples of Statistical Models and their use in level 4-5 Process Maturity Execution”, Dr. Jeff Ricketts, Raytheon Company

ˇ         7208 - “Prediction Model for Daily Production Support Issues”,  Mrs. Rama Sivaraman, Polaris Software Lab Limited

ˇ         7315 - “Measurement and Statistical Inside via Case Studies in Achieving High Maturity in CMMIŽ”, Dr. Bin Cong, CRS Technology

 

TRACK 5A ACQUISITION

ˇ         7124 - Piloting the CMMIŽ-ACQ...1 year later”,  Mr. Thomas Neff, BAE Systems

ˇ         7027 - “Lessons Learned Doing Systems Engineering Assessments on the Acquirer”, Mr. Ian Talbot, U.S. Air Force

ˇ         7408 - “Boldly Going Where Few Have Gone Before SCAMPI C Appraisal Using the CMMIŽ for Acquisition”,  Ms. Carol Klingler, The MITRE Corporation

 

TRACK 6 APPRAISALS

ˇ         6964 - Quantifying Appraisal Readiness: Are you really ready for your SCAMPI?”, Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc.

ˇ         7012 - “On your mark, get set, go! Effective solutions to prepare for a CMMIŽ based appraisal”,  Ms. Lisa Ming, BAE Systems

ˇ         7358 - “Selecting an Effective Appraisal Style”,  Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7177 - “Planning the Conduct of a Successful SCAMPI”, Ms. Pam Hudson, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Aeronautics

 

TRACK 7 MULTI-MODEL IMPLEMENTATION

ˇ         7059 - Using the National Baldrige Performance Criteria to Strengthen CMMIŽ Measurable Results”, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.

ˇ         7415 - “An IT Governance Solution”,  Mr. Paul Byrnes, Integrated System Diagnostics, Inc.

ˇ         7478 - “A Framework for Integrating Systems and Software Engineering”, Dr. Richard Turner, Stevens Institute of Technology (Invited)

ˇ         7259 - “Benefits of Multi-Model Process Improvements in Small - Medium Businesses”, Dr. Mary Anne Herndon, Transdyne Corporation

 

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Wednesday November 19, 2008

 

TRACK 1  AM PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI

ˇ         7409 - “Lessons Learned on the way to Level 3 (If we knew then what we know now...)”, Mr. W. David Groening, Applied Research Associates

ˇ         6874 - “Choosing the Right PI Pilot:  Using Readiness & Fit Analysis for Adoption Feasibility Pilots”, Ms. Suzanne Garcia, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         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

ˇ         7169 - “Making the CMMIŽ Relevant”, Mr. Jeffrey Dutton, Jacobs Technology

 

TRACK 1 PM PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI

ˇ         7369 - “Shrinking the Elephant: If Implementing CMMIŽ Practices Looks Like More Effort than it’s Worth, Let’s Look Again”,  Mr. Sam Fogle, ACE Guides, LLC

ˇ         7005 - “Common Taxonomy Fuels a Learning Engine”,  Mr. John Johnston, BAE Systems

ˇ         6950 - “Capability Target Profiles for Real Organizations”,  Mr. Michael Mangieri, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.

ˇ         7427 - “CMMIŽ Interactive!”,  Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation

 

TRACK 2 AM PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

ˇ         6963 - “How Big Does Your Process Need to Be? - Lessons Learned at Both Ends of This Spectrum”, Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc.

ˇ         7061 - “How to Write ‘Lean and Mean’ Requirements”, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.

ˇ         7043 - “An Effective Process Improvement Plan is Key to Maintaining Maturity Level 3”, Ms. Susan Byrnes, Natural SPI, Inc.

ˇ         7126 - “Anatomy of the CMMIŽ Technical Solution Process Area”, Dr. Aldo Dagnino, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research Center

 

TRACK 2 PM PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

ˇ         7143 - “Process Architecture -”What is it?” - “What is it for?” - And “How do I pick a winner?””, Mr. David Piper, Lamri Ltd.

ˇ         7260 - “CMMIŽ Fuels Your Tiger Team”, Mr. Andrew Cordes, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research Center

ˇ         7312 - “A Systems Approach to Applying Risk Management to Software Development”, Mr. Warren Scheinin, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7354 - “Policies, Processes, Procedures, Plans - What’s the Difference?”,  Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

 

TRACK 3 AM LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI

ˇ         7282 - “Institutionalizing CMMIŽ and Performing SCAMPI Appraisals in a Large, Multi-Project Environment Using a Value Stream Approach”, Mr. Robert Castagna, SPAWARSYSCEN Charleston

ˇ         7112 - “Lessons Learned in EVM Control Account Analysis and Design”, Mr. Tom Cowles, Raythron Company, Space and Airborne Systems

ˇ         7257 - “CMMIŽ and Six Sigma: Perfect Together”, Ms. Beth Clark, Lockheed Martin Corporation

ˇ         7164 - “Capability-Level-3 Quickturn-around Web Development”, Mr. Juan Ceva, Raytheon Company

 

TRACK 3 PM LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI

ˇ         7466 - “DFSS in Software Lifecycle - “Did we loose the fox?””, Mrs. Jill Brooks, Raytheon Company

ˇ         7464 -Application of Six Sigma and Psychometric studies to requirement specifications”, Dr. Radouane Oudrhiri, Systonomy Limited

ˇ         7058 - “Architecture and Model Based Systems Engineering for Lean Results”, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc

ˇ         7060 - “Using Lean Principles and Process Models to Achieve Measurable Results”, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc

 

TRACK 4 AM HIGH MATURITY

ˇ         7140 - “Statistically Managing Rework Rate of Source Data Provided To Technical Publications by Logistics  Support Analysis (LSA)”,  Mr. Robert Tuthill, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7384 - “Let Tailoring be Your Guide”,  Mr. John Miller, Raytheon Company, IIS

ˇ         7353 - “Interpreting High Maturity Practices for Your Business Objectives”, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7297 - “Baselines and Models for Tailoring”, Ms. Diane Mizukami (Williams), Northrop Grumman Corporation, Mission Systems

 

TRACK 4 PM HIGH MATURITY

ˇ         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

ˇ         7376 - “Controlling Peer Reviews During Software Development: A Five-Year Longitudinal Case Study”, Dr. Richard Welch, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7246 - “A Process Performance models Case Study”, Mr. Ricardo Garza, Softtek

ˇ         7206 - “Developing process performance models, baselines, and objectives”, Mr. Rayney Wong, RW, Ritmico Progress

 

 

TRACK 5A AM ACQUISITION

ˇ         7350 - “The Very First CMMIŽ-ACQ SCAMPI A: a Small Setting with Large Importance”, Ms. Margaret Glover, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7168 - “CMMIŽ and USAF System Engineering Assessment Model (AF SEAM)”, Mr. George Freeman, U.S. Air Force

ˇ         7262 - “Break the Shackles - Early success in Global Sourcing with CMMIŽ-ACQ”,  Dr. Jack Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7187 - “CMMIŽ for Acquisition Works in the Real World”, Mr. Richard Raphael, MITRE Corporation

 

 

TRACK 5B PM MEASUREMENT

ˇ         7146 - “Measuring Economic Benefits of CMMIŽ Leveraging the Interpretive Structural Methodology”, Dr. Aldo Dagnino, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research Center

ˇ         7234 - “Using a Combined Technology in High Maturity Process Improvement”, Mr. Bosheng Zhou, Cyber Keji Park, Inc.

ˇ         7134 - “ROI from CMMIŽ - a DACS and SEI Collaboration”, Mr. Thomas McGibbon, ITT AES/DACS

ˇ         7173 - “CMMIŽ’s Role in Reducing Total Cost of Ownership: Measuring and Managing New and Legacy Software”, Mr. Daniel Galorath, Galorath Incorporated

 

TRACK 6 AM APPRAISALS

ˇ         7309 - “Using Self- Assessments as Part of a CMMIŽ Improvement Strategy”, Dr. Gary Palosaari, The Boeing Company

ˇ         7380 - “Lessons Learned from a Government Appraisal (From Both Sides of the Table)”, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

1.      Lessons Learned From Government Appraisals

2.      Lesson Learned From Government Appraisals Intro

3.      Preparation and Support

4.      Preparation and Support LMCO

ˇ         7430 - “Risk Mitigated SCAMPI Process”, Mr. Gary Natwick, Harris Corporation

ˇ         7371 - “The Secret Map to Hidden Treasure: Your PIID”, Mr. Sam Fogle, ACE Guides, LLC

 

TRACK 6 PM APPRAISALS

ˇ         7184 - “How Many Ways Can SCAMPI Be Cooked? Let’s Spend Some Time In The Kitchen”, Mr. Joseph Wickless, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         6952 - “Appraising Classified Programs”, Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.

ˇ         7359 - “Evidence Workshops: A Gentler and More Effective Alternative to SCAMPIs”, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         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

ˇ         7022 - “Implementing a Multiple Model Approach for Optimized Results”, Ms. Maggie Cronin, Avaya Global Services

ˇ         7256 - “IMMM-IDEAL Integrating Multiple Models and Methodologies: An IDEAL Relationship”, Ms. Katherine Smith, NAVAIR

ˇ         6951 - “Using Appraisals for Other Process Models: SOX, DoD 5000, . . . !”, Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.

ˇ         7220 - “Beyond the Handshake Between Auditors and CMMIŽ: A Look Into Auditing for Process Maturity”, Mr. Dorian Cougias, Network Frontiers

 

TRACK 7  PM MULTI-MODEL IMPLEMENTATION

ˇ         7421 - “Previewing the New CMMIŽ for Services”,  Mr. Craig Hollenbach, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7334 - “Lessons Learned Implementing CMMIŽ in a Services Organization”,  Mr. Larry Jess, Analytical Services, Inc

 

Thursday November 20, 2008

 

TRACK 1 AM  PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND CMMI

ˇ         6909 - “Developing Complex Systems– Using CMMIŽ to Achieve Effective Systems and Software Engineering  Integration”,  Dr. Kenneth Nidiffer, Software Engineering Institute (Invited)

ˇ         6995 - “3 Examples of PI, 2 Successes 1 Failure, Lessons Learned”, Mr. Al Florence, The MITRE Corporation

ˇ         6962 - “Do You Have An Effective Process Improvement Infrastructure?”,  Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc.

ˇ         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

ˇ         7123 - “CMMIŽ on the Cheap”,  Mr. Thomas Neff, BAE Systems

ˇ         7313 - “Successful Integration of an Engi­neering Organization Across Geographic Locations Achieving CMMIŽ level 3”, Mr. Wendell Mullison, General Dynamics, Land Systems

ˇ         7342 - “Use of IDEAL Model in a Multi-Organization Environment”,  Dr. Aldo Dagnino, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporate Research

ˇ         7426 - “Defining Systems Engineering for an Army Life Cycle Software Engineering Center”,  Dr. William Craig, AMRDEC SED

 

TRACK 2 AM PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

 

ˇ         7402 - “Recursion and Iteration of CMMIŽ Project Management Practices”, Mr. Alfred Schenker, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7284 - “A Value Proposition for Project Managers from Configuration Management”, Mr. Tim Kasse, Kasse Initiatives, LLC

ˇ         6879 - “Integrated Change Control for the Concurrently Developed Complex Systems - Lesson Learned”, Mr. Alexander Polack, The Aerospace Corporation

ˇ         7152 - “Making IPPD Real”,  Mr. Joseph Vandeville, Northrop Grumman Corporation

 

TRACK 2 PM PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

 

ˇ         7348 - “Applications of Risk Management Using Monte Carlo Simulation”, Mr. Barry Schrimsher, Glen Talon Consulting, Inc.

ˇ         7008 - “Work On Your Engineering Business, Not In It.”,  Mr. Rolf Reitzig, Cognence, Inc.

ˇ         7006 - “Project Planning Support Produces Consistently High-Quality Project Plans”, Mr. John Johnston, BAE Systems

 

TRACK 3 AM LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI

 

ˇ         7185 - “Leveraging LEAN in Achieving Higher Maturity”, Mrs. Ann Hennon, BAE Systems, Ground Systems

ˇ         7240 - “Integrating Agile and CMMIŽ: Synergy through Discipline”, Dr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7110 - “Agile Methods with Performance- Based Earned Value”, Mr. Paul Solomon, Performance-Based Earned ValueŽ

 

TRACK 3 PM LEAN, 6 SIGMA, AGILE AND CMMI

 

ˇ         7269 - “Closing the Gap Between Systems Engineering and Project Management”, Mr. Robert Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         6976 - “Agile: The Essence of CMMIŽ Level 5 Behavior”, Ms. Dottie Acton, Lockheed Martin Corporation, IS&GS

 

TRACK 4 AM HIGH MATURITY

ˇ         7242 - “Statistical and-Modeling Approach for Limited Data Forecast”, Ms. Shinobu Minamikawa, YARNE and Company

ˇ         7412 - “Finding Useful CMMI ModelsIŽ”, Mr. Mark Kelley, Esterline AVISTA

ˇ         7291 - “Criteria for Interpreting CMMIŽ High Maturity Implementations”, Dr. Mike Konrad, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         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

ˇ         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

ˇ         7203 - “V1.2 High Maturity: What should I expect to see in a V1.2 High Maturity Appraisal”, Mr. John  Ryskowski, JFR Consulting

ˇ         7352 - “How Six Sigma Organizations Implement CMMIŽ Level 5”, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         7355 - “Top Ten Things Everybody Should Know About High Maturity”, Mr. Rawdon Young, Software Engineering Institute

 

TRACK 5 AM MEASUREMENT

ˇ         6898 - “Leading Indicators for Software Project Management”, Mr. David Card, Det Norske Veritas

ˇ         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

ˇ         6941 - “Good and Bad Software Projects: By the Numbers”, Mr. Donald Beckett, Quantitative Software Management

ˇ         7145 - “Can You Trust Your Data? A Measurement and Analysis Infrastructure Diagnostic to Enhance Value”, Dr. David Zubrow, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7160 - “Leading Indicators of Program Performance”, Mr. Robert Fergugson, Software Engineering Institute

 

TRACK 6 AM APPRAISALS

 

ˇ         7212 - “Experiences with a Geographically Distributed Class C+ Appraisal”, Ms. Karen Smiley, ABB Incorporated, U. S. Corporated Research

ˇ         6973 - “Global SCAMPI B’s and C’s Without the Jet Lag”, Ms. Robyn Plouse, Intel Corporation

ˇ         6978 - “Appraisals and CMMIŽ Gotchas Lessons in CMMIŽ Use and Appraisal Preparation”, Ms. Mary Sakry, The Process Group

ˇ         7360 - “10 Common Mistakes Appraisers Make”, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

 

TRACK 6 PM APPRAISALS

ˇ         7411 - “SCAMPI Appraisals for Small Companies”,  Mr. Mark Kelley, Esterline AVISTA

ˇ         7019 - “Combining a CMMIŽ SCAMPI Appraisal with a Project Retrospective”, Mr. Roger Campbell, Cognence, Inc.

ˇ         7329 - “Frequently Misunderstood CMMIŽ Appraisal Findings”, Ms. Karen Smiley, ABB Incorporated, U.S. Corporated Research

 

TRACK 7 AM  FUTURE DIRECTIONS

ˇ         7361 - “Beyond IPPD: Practices for Distributed Collaboration”, Ms. Suzanne Garcia, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7410 - “Ongoing CMMIŽ Level 4/5 for Smaller Teams”, Mr. Mark Kelley, Esterline AVISTA

 

TRACK 7 PM CMMI IN SMALL SETTINGS

ˇ         7117 - “Successful Implementation of Process Improvement in Small Organizations”, Ms. Rose Clark, Booz Allen Hamilton

ˇ         7241 - “Accelerating CMMIŽ Adoption”, Dr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         7001 - “Achieving CMMIŽ-Dev + IPPD Version 1.2 Maturity Level 3 in a Small Organization Planning/ Implementing/Appraising”, Ms. Donna Lee, United Space Alliance

 

 

 


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