Agenda
USC-CSE Annual Research Review
Monday, March 11, 2002
Davidson Conference Center, USC

Presentations and Binder Materials
 

Agenda

7:30 – 8:15      Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 10:00    Spiral, MBASE, and CeBASE Methods 

Barry Boehm, Vic Basili – Applying the CeBASE Method to the Army/DARPA Future Combat System
Dan Port – Empirical Methods for High Dependability Computing: Defect Seeding Revisited
LiGuo Huang – The Schedule-as-Independent-Variable Process Model 

10:00 – 10:30  Break

10:30 – 12:00  Software Knowledge and Experience Bases

Mohammed Al-Said – Model Clash Analysis Experience Base

            Betsy Clark – COCOMO®-Based Experience Factories: A Case Study 
            Brad Clark - COCOMO® II Database

12:00- 2:00 Lunch and Demonstrations

Agile COCOMO® II, COCOTS-alpha, COQUALMO, CORADMO, EWW/Apollo
            MBASE EPG II, e-services Project Experience Base, Architecture tool demos

2:00 – 3:30 Software Architectures

            Marija Rakic, Nenad Medvidovic – Architectures for Mobile Distributed Systems
           
Nikunj Mehta – Uses of Connectors in Software Architecture
            Ed Colbert - UML and the SAE Avionics Architecture Description Language (2)

3:30 – 4:00 Break

4:00 – 5:30 COCOMO® and Extensions

            Ricardo Valerdi – COSYSMO
           
John Powell – COQUALMO Update
            Ray Madachy – New Software Dynamics Models 

5:30 – 8:30 Affiliates’ Steering Group Reception, Dinner, and Meeting

 


Agenda
USC-CSE Executive Workshop on Agile Methods
March 12 – 14, 2002
Davidson Conference Center, USC


Tuesday, March 12

7:30 – 8:15 Continental Breakfast

 8:15 – 10:00 Agile Methods Overview

            Alistair Cockburn, Humans and Technology – The World of Agile Methods
            Laurie Williams, NC State – Extreme Programming and Pair Programming
            Barry Boehm, USC – Assessment of Agile and Plan-Driven Methods

10:00 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 12:00 Agile Methods Experiences

            Ben Shulman, Tech Gnosis – Agile Methods and Virtual Teams
            Charles Leinbach, Freshwater Partners – Balancing Agile and Plan-Driven Methods for e-Commerce applications
            Andy Lay, Lockheed Martin – Experiences with Lean Development

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00- 2:30 Agile Methods and Plan-Driven Methods

            Walker Royce, Rational – Agile Methods and the Rational Unified Process
           
Steve Cross, SEI – Agile Methods and CMM’s
            Dan Port, USC; Vic Basili, UMD – Agile Methods and the CeBASE Method  

2:30 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:30 Special Topics  

            Don Reifer, USC – Agile Methods Survey Results
            Winsor Brown, USC – Agile Quality Management
           
Peter Hantos, Xerox – Messrs. Taylor and Drucker: Meet Ken Beck and Alistair Cockburn

4:30 – 5:00 Working Group Formation

5:00 – 7:00 Reception

 

Wednesday, March 13

7:30 – 8:30 Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 12:00 Working Group Sessions (10 – 10:30 break)

12:00 – 2:00 Lunch and Working Group Progress Reports

2:00 –5:30 Working Group Sessions (3:30 – 4 break)

            Candidate Working Groups (Moderator, Scribe)
                  1.      Agile Method Critical Success Factors (Don Reifer, Mohammed Al-Said)
                  2.      Agile Methods and the CMMI (Rich Turner, Apurva Jain)
                  3.      Hybrid Agile/Plan-Driven Method (Winsor Brown, Hasan Kitapci)
                  4.      Needed Research on Agile Methods (Dan Port, LiGuo Huang)

 

Thursday, March 14

 7:30 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast

 8:00 – 11:00 Working Group Reports (9:20 – 9:40 break)

                                    1.      Agile Method Critical Success Factors (Don Reifer, Mohammed Al-Said)
                  2.      Agile Methods and the CMMI (Rich Turner, Apurva Jain)
                  3.      Hybrid Agile/Plan-Driven Method (Winsor Brown, Hasan Kitapci)
                  4.      Needed Research on Agile Methods (Dan Port, LiGuo Huang)

 11:00 – 11:30 USC-CSE Response and Next Steps

 12:00 – 5:00 COSYSMO Working Group lunch and working session (15 attendees)

 

Demos

Opportunity Tree Framework (Alex Lam, Apurva Jain)
MBASE EPG II (Apurva Jain)
EasyWinWin Online (Bob Briggs, Hasan Kitapci)

Other Presentations

Distributed Extreme Programming: Introduction
Agile(?) Quality Management - Software Engineering or Oxymoron (A. Winsor Brown)
Agile Methods Hybrids Light Agile and Plan-Driven (A. Winsor Brown)
Hybrid Agile/Plan-Driven Methods - Discussion Notes (A. Winsor Brown)

Resumes

Alexander Batzios - Jesal Bhuta - Anthony C. Chow - Boxiong Ding - Suim Hurr - Akezyt Janedittakarn - Alexander Lam - Shabana Shaikh - Purnachandra G. Sharma - Tomy Soenjoto - Arun T-M

Papers

Speaker Biographies
Agile Software Development: The Business of Innovation (Jim Highsmith, Alistair Cockburn)
Agile Software Development: The People Factor (Alistair Cockburn, Jim Highsmith)
Get Ready for Agile Methods, with Care (Barry Boehm)
Manifesto Elicits Cynicism (Steven R. Rakitin)
University of Southern California Center for Software Engineering Software Engineering Certificate Program
Modeling Man and Machine Interactions for Virtual Vulnerability Defense (Hoh Peter In, Sung-Oh Jung, Steve Liu)
Achieving CMMI Level 5 Improvements with MBASE and the CeBASE Method (Barry Boehm, Dan Port, Victor Basili, Apurva Jain)