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9th ANNUAL TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE

“Investigation, Measures, and Lessons Learned About the Relationship Between CMMI Process Capability and Project or Program Performance”

Denver, CO

16 - 19 November 2009

 
Agenda

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

 

 

EXECUTIVE PANEL

     Moderator: Mr. Bob Rassa, Director, Engineering Programs, Raytheon Company

ˇ         Mr. Mike Twyman, VP of the Integrated Command and Control Business Unit, Northrop Grumman Corp.

ˇ         Mr. David J. Tyler, Sr. Manager, IIS Enterprise Process Effectiveness, Raytheon Company

ˇ         Mr. Wesley Covell, President of Defense Programs, Harris Corp.

ˇ         Ms. Lynn Penn, Director of Process Management, Lockheed Martin Corporation

ˇ         Mr. Girish Seshagiri, CEO, Advanced Information Services, Inc.

 

LUNCHEON SPEAKER:

ˇ         Mr. Hal Wilson, Director, Engineering Defense Systems Division, Northrop Grumman Information Systems

 

Concurrent Sessions

TRACK 1- GRAND MESA D/E-  CMMI AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

 Session Chair: Mr. Jack Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9386 - CMMI for Large Scale/Systems of Systems Engineering Projects, Mr. Patrick McCusker, Booz Allen Hamilton

ˇ         Making the CMMI Sing - A Framework for Performance Excellence, Mr. Jeff Dutton, Jacobs Technology, Inc

ˇ         9312 - CMMI in a Small Company: The Cobbler’s Children Can Have Shoes ( And Best Practices_, Mr. Michael Knox, TECHSOFT, Inc

TRACK 2 - GRAND MESA F - PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

 Session Chair:  Mr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9179 - Work On Your Engineering Business, Not In It, Mr. Rolf Reitzig, Cognence, Inc

ˇ         Process-Performance Base Reliability, Mr. William Winkel, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9391 - Choices to be Made in CMMI Adoption, Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9298 - Assurance for CMMI: A Toolbox for Multiple Cyber Challenges, Mrs. Michele Moss, Booz Allen Hamilton

TRACK 3 - HIGHLANDS- CMMI ECONOMICS & BUSINESS VALUE

 Session Chair: Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation & Mr. Bob Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9147 - Dynamic Program Schedule, Cost and Returns Analysis, Mr. Phillip Fahringer, Lockheed Martin Corporation

ˇ         9184 - The Economics of CMMI, Mr. Mick Campo, Raytheon Company

ˇ         9185 - CMMI Economics 101: CMMI for Executives, Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation

TRACK 4 - CHASM CREEK - HIGH MATURITY

 Session Chair: Mr. Dennis Goldensen, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Fred Schenker, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9146 - Goal Question - Model, Mr. Michael Campo, Raytheon Company

ˇ         9389 - Marking CMMI Level 5 Statistical Principles Palatable to an Employee-Wide Demographic, Ms. Deepti Sharma, OST

ˇ         9116 - Changing Behavior: The Key to Adoption Complex Process Technology, Dr. Gene Miluk, SEI

ˇ         9401 - Achieving Quality QPPO via Effective Usage of PPBs and PPMs, Dr. Bin Cong, CRS

TRACK 5 - MESA VERDE - CMMI GOVERNMENT & ACQUISITION

Session Chair: Ms. Lorraine Adams, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Mike Phillips, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         8806 - Benefits to the Evolution of High Maturity Software Development: A 15 Year Case Study, Mr. Daniel Drew, United Space Alliance

ˇ         9306 - Directive Documents and ITAR Made Easy, Mr. Kenneth Weinberg, Raytheon Corporation

ˇ         8907 - How CMMI was Used for Process Improvement in the Support of Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) Vehicles, Mrs. Sharon Cobb, Flanagan, SAIC

ˇ         9403 - Tailoring CMMI for an Enterprise Resource Planning COTS Software Environment, Ms. Alison L. Schwier, U.S. Army

TRACK 6 - WIND RIVER - APPRAISALS

Session Chair: Mr. Ken Nidiffer, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Kenneth Weinberg, Raytheon Corporation

ˇ         9398 - Hocus Pocus, What’s With All the Issues About Non-Focus?, Mr. Paul Byrnes, Integrated Systems Diagnostics, Inc.

ˇ         9136 - Making the Most of GP3.2, Ms Susan Byrnes, Natural SPI, Inc

ˇ         9130 - Supporting the High Maturity Process Improvement and Understanding the Application SCAMPISM Method To It., Mr. Kobi Vidar, K.V.P. Consulting

ˇ         9385 - Reducing the Cost and Increasing the Value of CMMI Re-Appraisals, Mrs. Beth Layman, Layman and Layman

TRACK 7 - WIND STAR - CMMI V1.3 TOPIC & CMMI-SVCS, LEAN

Session Chair: Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command

ˇ         CMMI V1.3 - From the Past to the Future, Mr. Mike Philllips, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9167 - Lessons Learned Piloting the CMMI for Services, Ms. Diane Mizukami (Williams), Northrop Grumman Information Systems

ˇ         9126 - CMMI for Services: An Approach to Improve Your Program Management Office, Ms. Patricia Mitryk, Cognence, Inc

ˇ         9299 - Creatively Apply CMMI SVC in a Very Small Consulting Firm, Mr. Bill Smith, Leading Edge Process Consultants

 

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Wednesday, November 18, 2009

 

Concurrent Sessions

TRACK 1 - GRAND MESA D/E - CMMI AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

Session Chair: Mr. Jack Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9304 - Sustainment and Continued Institutionalization of Best Practices and CMMI at SPAWAR, Mr. Michael Kutch, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Center - Atlantic

ˇ         9178 - CMMI Process Improvement, Its not a technical Problem, It’s a People Problem!, Mr. Rolf Reitzig, Cognence, Inc

ˇ         9106 - The Uses of the Peer Review beyond CMMI, Mr. Paul Nugent, General Dynamics Corporation

ˇ         9246 - Integrating Corporate Goals and Processes Using the Engineering Lifecycle Vee Model, Dr. Keven Forsberg, The Center for Systems Management

ˇ         9379 - NAVAIR’s Process Asset Library (PAL), A Step Toward A Corporate Organizational Set of Standard Processes (OSSP), Ms. Judy Overhauser-Duett, NAVAIR

ˇ         9153 - After 13 years, I have learned …. Tools do not solve your problems, Mr. John Bethmann, Concurrent Technologies Corporation.

ˇ         9387 - 10.5 Process Improvement, Mistakes From Top Executives?, Mr. Carlos Caram, CSD Brasil

ˇ         9144 - Transitioning From a CMMI Implementer to an Appraiser, Mr. Warren Scheinin, Northrop Grumman Corporation

TRACK 2 - GRAND MESA F -PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

Session Chair: Mr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9138 - High Velocity Performance Improvement, Mr. Jeff Dutton Jacobs Technology, Inc

ˇ         9202 - Statistical Tune-Up of the Peer Review Process, Mr. Tom Lienhard, Raytheon Missile Systems

ˇ         Everything You Wanted to Know About CMMI and Six Sigma but Did Not Know Who to Ask, Tom Lienhard, Raytheon Missile System

ˇ         9275 - CMMIŽ in the Social Media (For the Social Media-Challenged!), Mr. Bill Smith, Leading Edge Process Consultants

ˇ         9214 - Hi, my name is Root Cause Analysis. Have we met?, Mr. Craig Hale, Esterline Control Systems - AVISTA

ˇ         8787 - Improving Process Institutionalization Through Process Training, Ms. Ellen Chilikas, Raytheon Company

ˇ         9291 - “You Say Tomato, I Say Eggplant: Comparing Process References for Systems Engineers and Project Managers in a CMMIŽ- Compliant Organization”, Mr. Peter Henry, BAE Systems

ˇ         9354 - Strategies for Process Definition and Deployment Part 1, Mr. Fred Schenker, SEI

ˇ         Strategies for Process Definition and Deployment Part 2 , Mr. Fred Schenker, SEI

ˇ         Shrinking the Elephant: If Implementing CMMI Practices Looks Like More Effort than it’s Worth, Let’/s Look Again, Sam Fogle, ACE Guides, LLC

TRACK 3 - HIGHLANDS - CMMIŽ ECONOMICS & BUSINESS VALUE

Session Chair: Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation & Mr. Bob Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9213 - QPMing Your SEPG, Mr. Craig Hale, Esterline Control Systems - AVISTA

ˇ         9223 - We’re Already There: Matching Existing High Maturity Behaviors to the CMMIŽ Model, Mr. Bradley Bittorf Raytheon Company

ˇ         9190 - CMMIŽ Economics 501: High Maturity, Mr. Mike Campo, Raytheon Company

ˇ         9378 - Using Corporate Finance Principles to Easily Determine Return on Investment (ROI), Ms. Deepti Sharma, OST

ˇ         8909 - Consistency in Quality Assessments,  Mrs. Debra Perry, Harris Corporation

ˇ         8871 - MSI Execution: Change Happens, How to Deal with It,  Ms. Jill Brooks, Raytheon Company

ˇ         9177 - Lessons Learned Using Earned Value Management System to Track Effort and Schedule Weekly at the Individual and Team Level and Be Able to Detect a One-Day Schedule Slip, Mr. Girish Seshagiri, Advanced Information Services Inc.

ˇ         9188 - CMMI Economics 203: Model Tailoring, Mr. Jeff Dutton, Jacob Technologies, Inc

TRACK 4 - CHASM CREEK - HIGH MATURITY

Session Chair: Mr. Dennis Goldenson, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Fred Schenker, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9217 - A Taxonomy of CMMIŽ High Maturity Performance Models, Dr. Richard Welch, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9245 - The Selection and Deployment of a Standard COTS Monte Carlo Software Tool, Mr. Fred Oleson, BAE Systems, Inc.

ˇ         9232 - Piloting a Hybrid Requirements Engineering Process for Translating Qualitative Information into Quantitative Performance Measures, Mr. Dennis Goldenson, SE

ˇ         9168 - How I Created Our Peer Review Baselines and Models, Ms. Diane Mizukami (Williams), Northrop Grumman Information Systems

ˇ         9216 - ABCs of Process Performance Models, Dr. Richard Welch, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9294 - Using Hidden Markov Models as a Statistical Process Control Technique: An Example from a ML 5 Organization, Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.

ˇ         9407 - Multi-Attribute Modeling and Practical Use,  Mr. David Sobetski, General Dynamics Land Systems

ˇ         9390 - Discrete Event Simulation for QPM – Can it really be that easy?, Ms. Deepti Sharma, OST

TRACK 5 -MESA VERDE - CMMIŽ GOVERNMENT & ACQUISITION

Session Chair: Ms. Lorraine Adams, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Mike Phillips, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         0000 - Using CMMIŽ for Acquisition in Integration Organizations, Mr. Steve Kelley, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         8741 - Leveraging CMMIŽ for Acquisition to Improve Organizational Workforce Performance, Dr. Kenneth Nidiffer, SEI

ˇ         9301 - Improving Processes the NSA Way, Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc

ˇ         9114 - Implementing Requirements Management To Deliver Life Cycle Software Solutions That Ensure Warfighting Superiority and Information Dominance: How We Moved The Rock,  Mr. Harlan Black, U.S. Army CECOM

ˇ         8764 - Predicting Quality, Mr. Donald Beckett, Quantitative Software Mgt.

ˇ         9326 - “Patience is a Virtue”- A Day in the Life of a SEPG Lead, Ms. Tammye Thornton, Department of Navy

ˇ         9321 - Enterprise Architecting and the Incorporation of Early Systems Engineering Data Into the Leadership Decision Making Process During Concept Development, Mr. George Freeman, United States Air Force

ˇ         9154 - Simplifying Lifecycle Definition Process, Mr. John Bethmann; Concurrent Technologies , Corp

ˇ         CMMI Economics 203: Model Tailoring, Mr. Jeffrey L. Dutton, NDIA Systems Engineering Division

TRACK 6 - WIND RIVER -  APPRAISALS

Session Chair: Mr. Ken Nidiffer, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Ken Weinberg, Raytheon Corporation

ˇ         9371 - Appraisals and CMMIŽ Gotchas - Lessons in CMMIŽ Use and Appraisal Preparation, Mr. Neil Potter, The Process Group

ˇ         9311 - Piloting Results-Based Appraisals, Mr. Larry McCarthy Global Software Group

ˇ         9129 - Using the SCAMPI Method to lead CMMIŽ Multi-Constellations with Additional Standards Progress Check and Appraisal, Mr. Kobi Vidar, K.V.P. Consulting

ˇ         9234 - A View from the Trenches: Practical Guidance for Appraisal Artifact Management, Mr. David Dickinson, Northrop Grummon Corporation

ˇ         9287 - How to Prepare for a CMMIŽ SCAMPI A: Applying Agile Concepts to Save Time and Money, Ms. Michele Shaw. Fraunhofer Center, Maryland

ˇ         9365 - Streamlining Processes and Appraisals, Mr. Gary Natwick, Harris Corporation

ˇ         9189 - CMMIŽ Economics 202: Appraisals, Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation

ˇ         9227 - The ABC’s of Class C, Class B, Class A’s: Metrics and Lessons Learned from Appraisal Event Scheduling, Mr. Bradley Bittorf, Raytheon Company

TRACK 7 - WIND STAR- CMMIŽ - SVCS, LEAN, SMSETTINGS, ETC.

Session Chair: Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command

ˇ         9396 - Applying the CMMIŽ for Services to the Process Group (Physician, Heal Thyself!), Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9274 - An Overview of CMMIŽ-SVC for CMMIŽ-DEV Enthusiasts, Mr. Bill Smith, Leading Edge Process Consultants

ˇ         9137 - ITIL V3.0 Compliance Benchmarking with CMMI-SVC SCAMPI A, Mr. Jeff Dutton, Jacobs Technology, Inc.

ˇ         9397 - Strategies for Transitioning to CMMI-SVC,  Dr. Rick Hefner, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9196 - Interpretation and Lesson Learned from High Maturity Implementation of CMMI-SVC,  Mr. Kobi Picker, K.V.P. Consulting

ˇ         9264 - Applying Lean Principles to the CMMIŽ for Services and ITIL, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean Solutions Institute, Inc.

ˇ         9203 - How Rocket Scientist Implement High Maturity, Mr. Tom Lienhard, Raytheon Missile Systems

 

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Thursday, November 19, 2009

 

NDIA Systems Engineering Division CMMI Working Group

CMMI v1.3  Planned Improvements

 

Concurrent Sessions

TRACK 1 - GRAND MESA D/E - CMMIŽ AND PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

Session Chair: Mr. Jack Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9313 - Mission Readiness Through Integrated Decision Making … BIM, BAM and POW!, Mr. James Watson, Facility Lifecycle Group Div. of  MACTEC E & C

ˇ         9165 - Make PIIDs Easy -- No Surprises!, Ms. Vicki Galanko, Lockheed Martin, IS&GS-Civil

TRACK 2 - GRAND MESA F- PRACTICAL GUIDANCE

Session Chair: Mr. Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9308- Post Merger  Process Syndrome: Integrating & Refining Organizational , Processes, Mr. Michael Kutch, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Center - Atlantic

ˇ         9141 - Tools and  Implementation Strategies for Process Improvement via CMMIŽ for Comprehensive Software Lifecycle Management, Mrs. Denise Padilla, Sandia National Laboratories

ˇ         9346 - Exploiting Decision to Requirements Traceability, Mr. John Fitch, SAIC

ˇ         Strategies for Process Definition and Deployment Part 2,  Mr. Alfred Schenker, SEI

TRACK 3 -  HIGHLANDS CMMIŽ ECONOMICS & BUSINESS VALUE

Session Chair:  Mr. Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation & Mr. Bob Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9181 - Are You Doing R&D, or Catch-up & D? Are you Building Software, or Hopeware?, Mr. Rolf Reitzig, Cognence, Inc.

ˇ         9283 - CMMIŽ Measurement and Metrics, Dr. Elliot Lynn, CECOM SEC

ˇ         9324 - Measuring True Agility in Agile Software Development, Mr. Robert Moore, Business Transformation Institute, Inc.

TRACK 4 - CHASM CREEK- HIGH MATURITY

Session Chair: Mr. Dennis Goldenson, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Fred Schenker, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9143 - Using Moving  Average Models to Predict Process Performance, Mr. Robert Tuthill, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9148 - Use of Monte Carlo Simulation for a Peer Review Process Performance Model,  Ms. Emerald Russo, BAE Systems

ˇ         9163 - Picking the Right Process Improvements,  Mr. Joseph Vandeville, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9244 - Perspectives  on Use and Organizational Impact of Measurement and Analytical Methods in CMMIŽ High Maturity Organizations,  Dr. Dennis Goldenson, SEI

TRACK 5 - MESA VERDE - CMMIŽ GOVERNMENT & ACQUISITION

Session Chair: Ms. Lorraine Adams, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Mike Phillips, Software Engineering Institute

ˇ         9359 - Moving your  Security, Business Continuity, and IT Activities to the Next Level with the CERTŽ Resiliency Management Model, Ms. Gibbie Lu Hart, SEI

ˇ         9366 - Enjoy the Scenery on the Path to High Maturity Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile  Command

ˇ         9211 - Transforming Your Way to Control Charts that Work, Mr. Richard Welch, Northrop Grumman Corporation

ˇ         9292 - Systems Engineering Processes Improvement using the CMMIŽ in large System of Systems Space Programs, Ms. Revital Goldberg, Israel Aerospace Industries

TRACK 6 - WIND RIVER - APPRAISALS

Session Chair: Mr. Ken Nidiffer, Software Engineering Institute & Mr. Ken Weinberg, Raytheon Corporation

ˇ         9373 - Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Appraisal Project Management Strategy, Ms. Pam Hudson, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

ˇ         9369 - Lockheed Martin Aero Standard Approach – A Strategy to Select Objective Evidence for the PIID, Mrs. Pam Hudson, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

ˇ         9187 - Level 5 the Hard Way – Persevering through Organizational Changes, Ms. Dorna Witkowski, Lockheed Martin Corporation

ˇ         9383 - What? I Need to Create an Appraisal Database Containing Thousands of Artifacts! HELP!… Sensible PIID Strategies, Mr. Sam Fogle, ACE Guides, LLC

TRACK 7 - WIND STAR MULTI-MODELS

Session Chair: Ms. Susan Bassham, U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command

ˇ         9257 - The Next Step  in Process Evolution: CMMIŽ and TSP/PSP,  Mr. Jeffrey Schwalb, Naval Air Systems Command

       Panel - The Next Step In Process Evolution:  CMMI and TSP/PSP

1.      Mr. Jeff Schwalb, NAVAIR

2.      Ms. Kathy Smith, EDS

3.      Mr. Girish Seshagiri, CEO, Advanced Information Services, Inc.

4.      Mr. Dave Webb, Hill AFB

ˇ         9204 - Everything You Wanted to Know About CMMIŽ and Six Sigma but Did Not Know Who to Ask, Mr. Tom Lienhard, Raytheon Missile Systems

ˇ         How Rocket Scientist Implement High Maturity, Tom Lienhard, Raytheon Missile Systems

ˇ         9266 - Rapidly Implementing Lean CMMIŽ Processes That Meet Business Needs, Mr. Tim Olson, Lean

ˇ         Solutions Institute, Inc.

ˇ         9394 - Comparing Scrum and CMMIŽ How Can They Work Together Mr. Neil Potter, The Process Group

 

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