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Previous C-SPIN Meetings 1994-2000

1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000

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2000

November 2000
"The Human Side of Technology Change"
Michael Hughes, The Revere Group
The slide presentation from this meeting is available in a PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
October 2000
"A Panel on Configuration Management"
Amy Marrinan's panel presentation from the October meeting is available in a PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
September 2000
"European Software Engineering Process Group (SEPG) 2000 Keynote Presentation:
'Aligning Measurements to Strategy with a Balanced Scorecard'"
Girish Seshagiri, AIS
The slide presentation for this meeting is available in a PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
August 2000
"Testing Object-Oriented Systems: Lessons Learned"
Bob Binder
July 2000
"Multi-Paradigm Design"
Jim Coplien, Bell Laboratories
June 2000
"Challenges and Opportunities
Software Development Survival in a Dot Com World"
Lori Mueller, marchFIRST, Inc.
The slide presentation for this meeting is available in a PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
May 2000
"Software Engineering Process Improvement at Tribune Interactive"
Larry Dribin, Ph.D., Cap Gemini America, Ldribin@cs.depaul.edu or Ldribin@usa.capgemini.com
Sharon Mandell, Chief Technology Officer, Tribune Interactive, smandell@tribune.com

April 2000
"Lessons Learned from the SEPG 2000 Conference"
A panel of three conference attendees from the area
March 2000
"Portfolio Management through Improved Pipeline Management"
Kenneth Goncharoff, Tellabs Operations, Inc.
February 2000
"Thinking Outside the Requirements Management 'Box'"
Larry Boldt, VP Technology Builders Inc.
The slide presentation for this meeting, updated on February 9, 2000, is available in a PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
January 2000
"Quality Control to Quality Assurance:
Improving Software Quality by Improving the Process"
Bruce Boes, Software Emancipation Technology

1999

November 1999

"An Executive Panel on Recruiting, Retention and Organizational Questions"

Peter Wilson, VP, Mosaic, Inc., Moderator
Chris Millington, VP, McDonald's Corp.
Dave Opferman, VP, Motorola, Inc.
Chuck Hunnicutt, VP R&D, Comnet

October 1999
"CSC SEAS Center's Experiences to Attaining Level 5"
Frank McGarry, CSC
September 1999
"An Overview of Organizational Patterns"
Jim Coplien, Bell Laboratories
August 1999
"Practices of High Maturity Organizations"
Mark Paulk, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
June 1999
"Domain Modeling/Process Modeling"
Phil Armour
May 1999
"The Orthogonal Defect Classification Methodology as Employed
in the Motorola GSM Organization"
Rob Bleck, Barbara Hirsh, Corinne Miller, Paul Norkus, and Steve Wood, Motorola, Inc.
April 1999
"Real World Issues"
Derek Ashton, Kemper Insurance
March 1999
"Software Measurement and Process Improvement"
Mehmet Tumer
The 31-slide PowerPoint presentation from this meeting is available compressed in a 500KB ZIP file and uncompressed in a 589KB PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
February 1999
"A Testing Maturity Model for Software Test Process Assessment and Improvement"
Dr. Ilene Burnstein, Illinois Institute of Technology
January 1999
"Architecture-Based Systems"
Linda Northrop, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)

1998

November 1998
"Managing the Risks of Risk Management"
Arthur H. Gemmer, Rockwell International, Collins Commercial Avionics
October 1998
"The Team Software Process"
Jim Over, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
The 46-slide PowerPoint presentation from the meeting is available compressed in a 655KB ZIP file and uncompressed in a 799KB PowerPoint file.
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
September 1998
A Panel on Developing Standards and Policies
"Developing Standards and Policies"
Bob Ferguson, McDonald's Corp.
"Using a Standards Body to Improve the Quality of IS Standards"
Julie Koslow, Transamerica Distribution Finance
August 1998
"Metrics Techniques for Process Control"
Jim Marks, Infometrics
July 1998
"Integrated Process and Project Management and The Capability Maturity Model"
Edmund A. Dante, Platinum Technology, Inc.
June 1998
Panel: Change Management in Two Views
"Software Release Certification: Managing Change through Sharing Project Responsibilities"
Nancy Kastl, KASLEN Group, Inc.
"Change Management: Going Beyond the Bits and Bytes to Get the Bucks"
James Carlini, Northwestern University and Carlini & Associates, Inc.
May 1998
"Using the Software CMM with Judgment: Small Projects & Small Organizations"
Mark Paulk, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
April 1998
Estimating Roundtable
"Estimating Software Development with COCOMO"
Margaret Lakins, Ameritech
"Estimating COST TO FIX"
Robert P. Schmidt, Computer Resource Solutions
"Using Subjective Linear Models: A Reliable Alternative to 'Shooting from the Hip'"
J. Scott Stribrny, Group Atlantic
February 1998
"Patterns for Conducting Process Improvement"
Brad Appleton, Motorola

1997

November 1997
"Creating a Software Engineering Culture"
Karl E. Wiegers, Eastman Kodak
October 1997
"The People Capability Maturity Model (P-CMM)"
Carol Kubicki, Motorola, and Jolanta Zwirek, McDonald's
September 1997
"A Comparison of ISO 9000 and the SEI Software Capability Maturity Model (SW-CMM)"
Dean Fritz and Craig Smith, Motorola
August 1997
"One Page Presentations..."
July 1997
"Just Say No??? - Managing Application Scope Through More Effective Requirements Management"
Dean Leffingwell, Rational Software Corporation
June 1997
"Implementing Process Improvement"
Panel Discussion
May 1997
"Quality Assurance Is Not Spelled 'T-E-S-T-I-N-G'"
Paul Liebertz, Zenith Electronics Corporation
April 1997
"Multimedia Information Systems"
C-SPIN track at ICAST97
February 1997
"How Metrics Influence Behavior - (and What to Do)"
John Durbin, Andersen Consulting, LLP
January 1997
"After the Appraisal..."
Panel Discussion

1996

November 1996
"Software - A Challenge for Management"
Watts Humphrey, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
October 1996
"Benchmarking Software Profit: Process vs. Innovation"
Roman Sikaczowski, Rockwell Switching Systems
September 1996
"Risk Agones: Learning to Embrace Risk Management"
Dr. Robert N. Charette, ITABHI Corporation
August 1996
"Best Practice for a Configuration Management Solution"
Susan Dart, Dart Technology Strategies,Inc.
PowerPoint Slides (in a ZIP file)
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
July 1996
"Controlling Software Development"
Michael Mah, QSM Associates, Inc.
PowerPoint Slides (in a ZIP file)
(A Microsoft Windows PowerPoint file viewer is available for free download from Microsoft.)
June 1996
"Project Management Tracking/Planning"
Panel Discussion
May 1996
"The Value of Software Improvement ... A View From Level 4"
Karl D. Williams, Motorola University
April 1996
"Practical Aspects of Software Process Improvement"
Panel Discussion - C-SPIN Track at ICAST96
March 1996
"How Process Cost Modeling Helps a Metrics Program"
Joe Puffer, Arthur D Little Inc.
February 1996
"Panel Discussion: Software Testing Methods"
Rob Schultz, Motorola AECG:
Coverage Analysis
Robert Binder, RBSC Corporation:
RBSC
Brian Marick - Testing Foundations:
Centerline Web Site (Joe Gittano Stories)

1995

December 1995
"An Overview of the COCOMO 2.0 Software Cost Model"
Dr. Barry Boehm, Department of Computer Science, University of Southern California
November 1995
"Developing a Mature Profession of Software Engineering"
Gary Ford, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
October 1995
"Inspections: Leveraging Returns"
Panel Discussion
September 1995
"Improving Organization and Management Process Maturity"
Bill Peterson, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
July 1995
"Issues in Software Process Improvement"
Reverse Panel Discussion
June 1995
"Software Metrics"
Panel Discussion
May 1995
"Process Improvement Implementation Topics"
Panel Discussion: Louis Bravos, Marvin Levin
April 1995
"The Value of Software Improvement"
Karl D. Williams, Motorola University
March 1995
"Different Approaches to Ensuring Software Quality"
Panel Discussion

1994

December 1994
"How We Initiated and Sustained Software Process Improvement"
Panel Discussion
September 1994
"Personal Software Process"
Watts Humphrey, Software Engineering Institute (SEI)
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