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Conference Agenda 2004

 

 

monday, October 4, 2004

7:30 - 8:15

Registration & Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

GENERAL SESSION

8:15 am

Welcome Remarks, Logistics, Sponsor Thanks

8:30 am

Morning Keynote Presentation:

Getting a New Organization up to CMMI for Software Level 3 - Again!

Mike Harris, Fidelity Information Services

9:30 am

Break in the Exhibit Hall

TRACKS

General Topics in Improving Software Development

Jump Starting Your SPI Program  CMM/CMMI Specific Topics 

10:00 am

Agile Development Method

Joseph Billi, Automatic Date Processing

Automation – The Key to Process Institutionalization

Jim Costello & Sandra J. Baptiste, Pershing, Inc.

Key Aspects of Level 4 and Level 5 Metrics that Need to be Understood on the Journey to Level 2 and Level 3

John  T. Harding (Jack), Software Technology Transition

10:50 am

Use Cases: Good Medicine for Ailing Projects

Lori Montanari Gottshall, Software Management Solutions

Preparing Your Level 1 Organization To Do Business With Your Level 5 Provider 

David Herron, David Consulting Group

Using Six Sigma Method to Minimize SCAMPI Costs

Ron Ulrich, Northrop Grumman

11:30 am

Lunch

12:40 pm

Afternoon Keynote Presentation:

Update on CMMI Adoption and SEI Plans for Version 1.2

Mike Konrad, Software Engineering Institute

TRACKS

General Topics in Improving Software Development

Jump Starting Your SPI Program  CMM/CMMI Specific Topics 

1:40 pm

Applying Functional TSPSM to a Maintenance Project

Ellen George, PS&J Software Six Sigma

Sustaining the Improvement

William C McKnight, Next Level Consultants

Real-World Lessons-Learned: (1) Quantifying the Process – A Level 4 Lesson; (2) Analyzing the Process – A Level 5 Lesson

Phillip S. Sperling, SEC, FSSEC – Ft Sill, Ok

2:30 pm

Structuring and Negotiating IT Service Levels with your suppliers

Barbara Beech, AT&T

Practical CMMI Based SPI – A Success Story

James Hlavaty, Wolters-Kluwer

Transitioning from CMM to CMMI Level 2 or 3: Lessons Learned in the Trenches

Lynne Godfrey, ProcessWorks, Inc.

3:10 pm

Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:40 pm

The CMM Flu And Prescription For It

Thomas M. Cagley Jr, TMC Consulting Services

SCAMPI B and SCAMPI C Update

Gene Miluk, Software Engineering Institute

The Agony and the Ecstasy of the transition to CMMI

Robinsine Sarli, Mellon Financial Corporation

4:30 pm

CMMI-OSS Report:  Amplifying the CMMI to Address the Open Source Software Phenomena

Raymond Boehm, Software Composition Technologies

A Trainer’s Perspective on Implementing CMMI

Sharon E. Miller, L3 Communications ILEX Systems

Thriving in a Diverse Environment By Thoughtful Application of Organization Innovation and Deployment and Technology Change Management

Barbara E. Dreon, Northrop Grumman Corporation

5:10 pm

Adjourn