Time

Monday October 4

8:00

Opening Remarks

8:30

Keynote Presentation

By Roger Pressman

10:00

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Tracks

Metrics

Process
Improvement

Testing

Organization/ Project
Management

Session A:

Session B:

Session C:

Session D:

10:30

Use Cases and Function Points, and Software Quality - Where’s the Fit? The Product Realization Process Getting the Biggest bang for Your Software Testing Dollar Project Planning: Disaster Insurance for Small Software Projects
Carol A. Dekkers,

Quality Plus Technologies, Inc

Wendy Stollerman

Symbol Technologies, Inc.

Karen Bishop-Stone

Testware Associates, Inc.

Powerpoint Presentation

Donna L. Johnson

Judith G. Brodman

Logos International Inc.

11:15

Requirements Size units: A Simple Software Size Measure How to Define a Process The Rational Approach to Automated testing PRISM: Unique Implementation Methodology Ensures Quality Software Management
John J. Abbott

John Hancock Mutual life Insurance

Darcie DiBasio

DiBasio Consulting

Sam Guckenheimer

Rational Software Corporation

Salvatore P. Salvino

Beechwood

12:00

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

Tracks

Standards

CMM/ Education

Testing

Organization/ Project Management

Session E:

Session F:

Session G:

Session H:

1:30

TL9000: A Quality Standard for the Telecommunications Industry Analyzing the Conceptual Relationship Between ISO 15504 and the CMM A Recipe for Developing Effective Business Acceptance Testers Practical Approaches to Improving Software Organizations and Projects
Martin F. Rudnick

Lucent Technologies

Mark Paulk

Software Engineering Institute

Kersti Nogeste

SMS Consulting Group Pty Ltd

Suzanne Garcia

aimware, Inc

2:15

SPICE: An Introduction to ISO 15504 - Preserving Your Investment in Assessments Observations from Teaching Software Engineering and Software Process Statistical Web Testing and Quality Assurance How to Document and Manage Your Organization’s Processes
Robert Bamford

William J. Deibler II

Software Systems Quality Consulting

Howard (Howie) E. Dow

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Brian P. Hannon

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Jeff Tian

Anthony Nguyen

Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern Methodist University

Abi Salimi

Kathleen Demery

ALLTEL Information Services

3:00

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Tracks

Metrics

Standards/ Audit

Design/CM

Organization/ Project
Management

Session I:

Session J:

Session K:

Session L:

3:30

Metrics for Quality Assurance (90 minutes) How to Implement an Audit Function Without scaring Everyone to Death Guidance for Developing Pilots Using Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs Planning Your Staffing Decisions
Linda Rosenberg

Unisys/GSFC

Richard DesJardins

Strategic Quality Alliance

Dave Zubrow

Software Engineering Institute

Johanna Rothman

Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.

4:15

Continuation of:

Metrics for Quality Assurance (90 minutes)

I-SPI: Integrated Software Process improvement based on IEEE/EIA 12207 Configuration Management Solving the Software Quality management Problem: The Next Step
William J. Deibler II

Robert Bamford

Software Systems Quality Consulting

Karen Murphy

MCIWorldCom

James Mater

Revision Labs, Inc.

6:00

to

7:30

PM

Dinner

Sponsored by

Software Quality Partners
Burlington, MA

Software Emancipation Technology

Dinner

Sponsored by

Software Quality Partners
Burlington, MA

Software Emancipation Technology

Dinner

Sponsored by

Software Quality Partners
Burlington, MA

Software Emancipation Technology

Dinner

Sponsored by

Software Quality Partners
Burlington, MA

Software Emancipation Technology

Time

Tuesday October 5

8:00

Keynote Presentation

By Robert Glass

9:30

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Tracks

Metrics

Process
Improvement

Testing

Organization/ Project
Management

Session M:

Session N:

Session O:

Session P:

10:00

A Probabilistic Approach to Software Maintenance Cost Estimation Defect Prevention: The Road Less Traveled Managing Test Priorities for COTS Software QA Services for ERP Packages
Tep Sastri

Industrial Engineering Department, Texas A&M University

Craig Smith

Motorola

Johanna Rothman

Rothman Consulting Group, Inc.

Hugh Klipp, Ron Goldstein

PriceWaterhouseCoopers

10:45

The Importance of Understanding Variation in Software Metrics Basic Measures patterns for Software Process Improvement Documentation Testing Critical Success factors in Using Tools to Support Software Organizational Improvement
David C. Trindade

Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Guadalupe Gonzalez

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Salvatore Mamone

Bell Atlantic Science & Technology Lab

Suzanne Garcia

aimware, Inc

11:30

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

LUNCH

Tracks

Metrics

Process
Improvement

Testing

Organization/ Project
Management

Session Q:

Session R:

Session S:

Session T:

1:00

Quantitative Process Management With Exploratory Data Analysis Panel: 86.5 Days to Go - What Can Be Done Now? (90 Minutes) Best Practices of Integration and Testing (90 Minutes) Establishing and Maintaining Management Sponsorship in Software Quality improvement
Mark Paulk

Software Engineering Institute

Panelists including:

Howard Rubin, CUNY
John Anderson, Keane Inc.

Rob Schaaf

Software Management

Joe Dindo

One Group

1:45

Functional Reliability Continuation of Panel Continuation of

Best Practices of Integration and Testing

The Ant and the Elephant
Michael Wills

The CBORD Group

Barbara Purchia

Kronos, Inc.

2:30

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

Break for Refreshments

3:00

Keynote Presentation

By Howard Rubin

4:30

Tuesday Program Ends

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