2nd Annual CMMI® Technology Conference & User Group

11 - 14 November 2002

Tuesday, November 12, 2002

CMMI®: A Knowledge Infrastructure

State of CMMI®: Improving Processes for Better Products

Using CMMI® with Defense Acquisition Providing a Framework for Achieving Desired Outcomes

  • Joe Jarzombek, Systems Engineering Directorate, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (AT&L)

OSD Def Systems/Systems Engineering Update


Session 1B1 - CMMI® Applications Part 1

  • Interpreting CMMI® SM for Operational Organizations, Brian Gallagher, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Using CMMI® to Determine Development Constraints at the Social Security Administration, Lisa Markowski, Social Security Administration

Session 1B2 - CMMI® Appraisals Part 1

Session 1B3 - Transitioning to CMMI® Part 1

  • Business Value and Customer Benefits Derived from High Maturity, Alan Pflugrad, Northrop Grumman
  • Establishing the Business Case for Process Improvement: Early Successes in a Government Organization The TARIF Process Improvement Experience, Dave Blue, NAVAIR and Donna Voight, Natural Systems Process Improvement, Inc.
  • CMMI® SM and the Bottom Line Briefing and Article by Jeffrey L. Dutton, Jacobs Sverdrup


Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Session 2A1 - CMMI® Applications Part 2

  • Using CMMI® for COTS-Based Systems, Barbara Tyson, Lisa Brownsword and Cecilia Albert, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Using CMMI® SM/SS to Manage COTS & MOTS Software, Tim Olson, Quality Improvement Consultants, Inc. (QIC)
  • Incorporating Systems Engineering Using CMMI® to Bring Disciplines Together, Jane Moon, Raytheon
  • Lessons Learned from Use of the Continuous Appraisal Method (CAM) for Transition to CMMI® , Joan Weszka, Lockheed Martin Missions Systems

Session 2A2 - CMMI® Appraisals Part 2

  • SCAMPI B & SCAMPI C Methods: Initial Design Concepts and Project Status, Will Hayes and Gene Miluk, Carnegie Mellon
  • CMMI® SM Mini-Assessments, Gary Natwick, Harris Corporation
  • CBA IPI with SW-CMM1.1 and SCAMPI with CMMI® - SE / SW / IPPD / SS 1.1 back to back: Were We Crazy or What?, Richard Basque, Alcyonix
  • Efficient Appraisals, S. Wayne Sherer, U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC
  • Efficient Appraisals-It's All in the Planning!, Melanie Benhoff, Integrity Applications, Inc.
  • Efficient Appraisal Techniques, Joseph F. Morin, Integrated System Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Efficiency Topics, Bob Weiser, Lockheed Martin

Session 2A3 - Transitioning to CMMI® Part 2

  • CMMI® What a Difference a Sponsor Makes!, Ann Turner, Raytheon Company
  • A Business Case for CMMI® SM-Based Process Improvement, Dave Walden, General Dynamics
  • CMMI® SM Transition in a Commercial Environment, Larry McCarthy, Motorola CMMI® Working Group
  • A TSP SM Roadmap to CMMI® SM Implementation, Jim McHale, Carnegie Mellon University

Session 2B1 - Practical Guidance Part 1

  • Using SCAMPI to Measure Organizational Capability, Lee S. Gardner, AFFTC/ITXP, Edwards AFB and David Dayton, OO-ALC/MASEA, Hill AFB
  • Using CMMI® to Improve Earned Value Management, Paul Solomon, Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems
  • Integrated Class C Process Appraisals (ICPA), Kent S. McClurg, Raytheon Company
  • Best Practice Information Aids for CMMI® SM-Compliant Process Engineering, Paul R. Croll, Computer Sciences Corporation

Session 2B2 - CMMI® Appraisals Part 3

  • Experiences with Indicator-Based Appraisals Panel, Geoff Draper, Harris Corporation
  • Experiences with Indicator-Based Appraisals: TRW, Dr. Rick Hefner, TRW
  • Experiences with Indicator-Based CMMI® Appraisals at Raytheon, Jane Moon, Raytheon
  • Experiences with Indicator-Based Appraisals, Marvin Carr, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems

Session 2B3 - Transitioning to CMMI® Part 3

  • Culture transition to CMM-Integrated: The gold is at the end of the rainbow, Bryan Pflug, The Boeing Company
  • Transitioning to CMMI® SM: Another Fork in the Road on our Unending Journey, Millee Sapp, USAF
  • Process Improvement Initiative Integration - PI3, Michael Bernabe, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
  • Work Product-based Tracing Between CMM Models, Steven R. Ligon, SAIC


Thursday, November 14, 2002

Session 3A1 - Practical Guidance Part 2

Session 3A2 - Building on the Framework

  • Implementing Process Improvement Using CMMI®, An Acquirers Perspective, Jerry Miatech, Clinical Information Technology Program Office
  • SA-CMM and the CMMI® sm A Comparison, John Marciniak, SEI
  • TACOM-ARDEC Software Enterprise (SWE) CMMI® Based Process Improvement, S. Wayne Sherer, TACOM-ARDEC
  • Integrity Assurance: Extending the CMMI® SM & iCMM for Safety and Security, Linda Ibrahim, Federal Aviation Administration; Joe Jarzombek, Office of the UnderSecretary of Defense and Matt Ashford, Australian Defence Material Organisation

Session 3A3 - Transitioning to CMMI® Part 4

Session 3B1 - Practical Guidance Part 3

  • Applying Goal-Driven Measurement to CMMI® to Implementation, Jennifer Simmons, Integrated System Diagnostics, Inc.
  • How to Practically Improve Your Requirements Process Using the CMMI® SM Framework, Tim Olson and Dennis Beeson, Quality Improvement Consultants, Inc. (QIC)

Session 3B2 - Impact of CMMI®

  • CMMI® and Agile Processes: Can't We All Just Get Along?, Joe Jarzombek, OUSD(AT&L) and Richard Turner, The George Washington University
  • CMMI® Impact on Higher Education, Dr. Richard Turner, OUSD(AT&L)

Session 3B3 - CMMI® and Others