Chicago Software Process Improvement Network
AT&T Center Campus (formerly SBC Center Campus)
AT&T Institute – Atrium & Auditorium (Room 129)
Lakewood Blvd and Eagle Way, Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Wednesday, June 6, 2007
Networking 6:00 – 7:00 PM – Atrium
Program 7:00 – 8:30 PM – Auditorium (Room 129)
Program: Practical Software Measurements:
A metrics framework for software projects
Presenter: Mark Muehlhausen, P.E.
Software Measurements (PSM) is a process and framework for producing a
measurement plan for software projects. It was developed with guidance
from the US DoD Joint Logistics Command, which sponsors the support
center. It is in use by many organizationsdoing both DoD and commercial
software. The process enables the project to select measurements from
the needs of the project team, the capability of the organization and
the needs of the project. The presentation will introduce the
framework, its application to typical projects and the support
available for users.
About the Presenter
Muehlhausen retired from Motorola in 2006 after 34 years. He has a BSEE
as well as graduate study at Iowa State U., an MBA from Roosevelt U.
and will receive the MSQA from California State U. in 2007. At Motorola
he was involved with hardware and software design and management.
During his last 12 years there he was a software quality engineer and
manager in cellular telephone equipment businesses. His computer
experience goes back to programming tube type machines while still in
high school in the early 1960’s. For five years he also ran a
small business doing LAN installation and maintenance for small
Bonus Presentation: SEPG 2007 Update
Presenter: Dr. Larry Dribin
Larry will provide a short update
of his observations from the SEPG 2007 Conference. He will focus on key
themes from SEPG 2007 and compare this conference to the SEPG 2002
Conference that he attended.
About the Presenter
Larry Dribin is president of Pearl Street Group, Inc., an IT consulting
company focused on IT Process Improvement. In addition to his
consulting practice, he is an adjunct Professor in Software Engineering
at DePaul University of Chicago. He is a past Director with
C-SPIN, and is a frequent speaker on software process improvement and
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Networking, Registration and Refreshments (free)
7:00 – 7:10 p.m. Overview of C-SPIN and Introductions
7:10 – 7:20 p.m. SEPG 2007 Update
7:20 -- 8:10 p.m. PSM Presentation
8:10 – 8:30 p.m. Question and Answer Session
Driving and Parking Directions
I-90 Northwest Tollway exit North on Barrington Road. Take
Barrington Road to Lakewood Blvd (2nd light) and turn East (right) onto
Lakewood Blvd. Turn right into the AT&T Campus Center’s
West Employee Entrance (the first entrance past Eagle Way) and follow
the signs to the West Parking Structures.
is available in covered lots W2 or W3 and additional parking is
available in the upper level parking lot W1. Look for parking
spaces towards the west side of the parking structures. The
Institute Building, located across the road (west of the parking
structures), is approximately a 3 to 5 minute walk from the parking
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C-SPIN is made possible through the efforts of its Steering Committee. The Steering Committee is composed of, Alan Berow, Kathy Brown, Steve Coffman, Susan Davidowski, Donna Miller, and Robert Stalzer.
is a leadership forum for the free and open exchange of software
process improvement experiences and practical ideas. We promote
achieving higher levels of process maturity, software quality, and
mutual respect. Companies, academic institutions, government
organizations and individuals are invited.
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