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Conference Agenda 2005


Tuesday, October 18, 2005

7:30 - 8:15

Registration & Continental Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall


8:15 am

Welcome Remarks, Logistics, Sponsor Thanks

8:30 am

Morning Keynote Presentation:

Excess Friction: When Deadlines Kill Process and Ruin Your Life

Michael Mah, QSM Associates, Inc.



Implementing CMMI Software Measurements General Topics  Managing People 

9:30 am

CMMI and Process Improvement and Results: A Global Corporation - Software Organization Perspective

Ron Weidemann, NCR

Performance Modeling - Understanding and Measuring the Benefits of Process Improvement

David Herron, David Consulting Group

Outsourcing Failure Analysis

Steve Hunsberger, McGraw Hill

Moving from Reward to Reinforcement

John H. Maher, Jr., Organization & Process Improvement, Inc.

10:10 am

Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:40 am

A Case Study:  Moving a Large Organization to CMMI Level 2

David Rothenberg & Kuria Njenga, Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Trustworthy Systems Through Quantitative Software Engineering

Larry Bernstein, Stevens Institute of Technology

Cooperative Appraisals for Capability and Risk Evaluation

Michael Barnett, MTC Technologies & Diane Glaser, US Army CECOM SEC

Building a Skills-based Company to Facilitate Organizational and Cultural Change

Steven M. Venokur, People Sciences, Inc.

11:30 am

Process Commonality and Extensibility

Anil Midha, BAE Systems

Defining Metrics with Muscle-Using ITIL as a Framework

Irv Brownstein, TPG, Inc.

How to Balance a Software Quality Assurance Improvement Initiative with a CMMI Initiative

Barry Dusault, Software Management Solutions, Inc.

Implementing The People Side of CMMI-The People CMM-To Effect Organizational and Cultural Change

Paul D. Storfer, Human Capital Science, LLC.


12:10 pm


1:20 pm

Afternoon Keynote Presentation:

A CIO's Perspective on Process Improvement

Stasia Iwanicki, Capital One


Implementing CMMI

Software Measurements  General Topics

2:20 pm

Requirements Engineering Tool Integration

Dr. Lisa Meisenbacher, Siemens Research

"As good as or better than expert" Estimation Methods

Linda Laird, Stevens Institute of Technology

Lean Work Cells for Software Development Teams

Bruce Eckfeldt and Rex Madden, Cyrus Innovation, LLC

3:00 pm

Break in the Exhibit Hall

3:30 pm

Friends in Small Places-The CMMI Works for Small Organizations, Too!

Jerome J. Guld, Center for Excellence in Software

Using Six Sigma in a CMMI World

Paul Byrnes, Integrated System Diagnostics, Inc.

Improving Business Results with ISO 9001, ISO 90003, and CMMI

Harvey Stromberg & Boris Mutafelija, Systems and Software Consortium, Inc.

4:20 pm

Closing Keynote Presentation:

The SCAMPI Appraisal Program

Dr. Jack Ferguson, Software Engineering Institute

5:10 pm




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