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Applying the CeBASE Method to the Army/DARPA Future Combat System (FCS): Barry Boehm, USC Vic Basili, UMD USC-CSE Annual Research Review March 11, 2002 Applying the CeBASE Method to the Army/DARPA Future Combat System (FCS) Outline: Outline Affiliates’ Update FCS as Trend-Setter System of Systems FCS Software Challenges CeBASE and SEI Support of FCS Software Risk Management USC-CSE Affiliates (34): Commercial Industry (15) Daimler Chrysler, Freshwater Partners, Galorath, Group Systems.Com, Hughes, IBM, Cost Xpert Group, Microsoft, Motorola, Price Systems, Rational, Reuters Consulting, Sun, Telcordia, Xerox Aerospace Industry (6) Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, SAIC, TRW Government (8) DARPA, DISA, FAA, NASA-Ames, NSF, OSD/ARA/SIS, US Army Research Labs, US Army TACOM FFRDC’s and Consortia (4) Aerospace, JPL, SEI, SPC International (1) Chung-Ang U. (Korea) USC-CSE Affiliates (34) USC-CSE 2001 Highlights: USC-CSE 2001 Highlights New Affiliates: Daimler Chrysler, DISA, Freshwater Partners, OSD/SIS, Reuters Consulting New Research and Applications Contracts: DARPA/Army FCS; FAA; NASA/CMU High Dependability Computing Tools and Methods Collaborations: Freshwater Partners; GroupSystems.com; Rational; COSYSMO (many) CrossTalk Series of Articles (www.stsc.hill.af.mil/crosstalk) 5/01: Spiral Development and Evolutionary Acquisition 12/01: MBASE Approach and Usage 1/02: Schedule/Cost/Quality as Independent Variable 5/02: CeBASE Method and CMMI Software Engineering Certificate Program Certificate Program Courses- 3 units each; 6 course offerings/year: Certificate Program Courses - 3 units each; 6 course offerings/year CS 510 – Software Management and Economics (Fall) CS 578 – Software Architectures; Object Oriented Design (Spring) CS 591ab – Software Engineering (Fall-Spring) - 3 unit version of CS 577ab - Project verification & validation vs. development CS 592 – Emerging Best Practices in Software Engineering (Spring & Summer) USC SWE Certificate Program Provides Key Software Talent Strategy Enablers: USC SWE Certificate Program Provides Key Software Talent Strategy Enablers Infusion of latest SWE knowledge and trends Tailorable framework of best practices Continuing education for existing staff - Including education on doing their own lifelong learning Package of career-enhancing perks for new recruits - Career reward for earning Certificate - Option to continue for MS degree - Many CS BA grads want both income and advanced degree USC-CSE 2002 Calendar: USC-CSE 2002 Calendar Feb. 4-6. COTS Based Systems Conference (with SEI, NRC Canada) Mar. 11-14. Annual Research Review, Agile Methods Workshop Mar. 13-15. Ground Systems Architectures Workshop (with Aerospace, USAF, SEI) May. Affiliates membership renewal May-Aug. Students available for employment, internships August. Certificate Program begins Oct. 22-25. COCOMO/Cost Modeling Forum and Workshop Outline: Outline Affiliates’ Update FCS as Trend-Setter System of Systems FCS Software Challenges CeBASE and SEI Support of FCS Software Risk Management Future Combat Systems: A Network-Centric Example: From This... Future Combat Systems: A Network-Centric Example Slide10: Total Collaborative Effort to Support FCS Slide11: FCS Product/Process Interoperability Challenge Frequent Major SIS Problems Likely to Confront FCS: Frequent Major SIS Problems Likely to Confront FCS Rapid change COTS Distribution, mobility Scalability Semiautonomy, HCI Architectural evolution Technology readiness Compound risks Legacy transition Acquisition practices Systems of systems Process synchronizing Interoperability Emergent requirements Budget and schedule In-house expertise Culture change A software system this large has never been built before CeBASE and SEI Support of FCSSoftware Risk Management: CeBASE and SEI Support of FCS Software Risk Management FCS is trading 70 tons of armor for software protection by sensing, anticipating, and negating threats FCS PM Office recognizes software challenges for FCS based on PM-initiated reviews is actively addressing the software risks has formed an SEI/CeBASE team to assist the PM in managing SW risk OSD co-funding CeBASE participation ($500K from ARA/SIS) Building acquisition experience factory for next-gen systems-of-systems Current SEI/CeBASE approach Risk-driven spiral (biggest risks first) Use USC, SEI risk management techniques Use UMD/CeBASE Experience Factory approach Spiral Approach to Risk Management: Spiral Approach to Risk Management SEI/CeBASE review of selected FCS approach Initial top-criticality risk assessments iterated with contractor Top-level risk management plans Including next-level risk assessments Identification of success-critical software IPT members Preparation, monitoring of detailed risk management plans Contractor initiatives Software IPT initiatives based on win-win Coordination with DARPA IT programs Risk tracking, experience-base building Slide15: Org. Improvement Goals Goal-related questions, metrics Org. Improvement Strategies Goal achievement models Org. Shared Vision & Improvement Strategy Experience Factory Framework - I Experience Factory Framework - II: Initiatives Planning context Progress/Plan/ Goal Mismatches Analyzed experience, Updated models Achievables, Opportunities Org. Improvement Goals Goal-related questions, metrics Org. Improvement Strategies Goal achievement models Org. Improvement Initiative Planning & Control Initiative Plans Initiative-related questions, metrics Initiative Monitoring and Control Experience-Base Analysis Org. Shared Vision & Improvement Strategy Experience Factory Framework - II Experience Factory Framework - FCS: Initiatives Planning context Progress/Plan/ Goal Mismatches Analyzed experience, Updated models Achievables, Opportunities SW Improvement Goals Goal-related questions, metrics SW Improvement Strategies Goal achievement models FCS SW Improvement Initiative Planning & Control Initiative Plans Initiative-related questions, metrics Initiative Monitoring and Control Experience-Base Analysis FCS SW Shared Vision & Improvement Strategy Experience Factory Framework - FCS Project Shared Vision and Strategy Planning Context Selective Models and data Project experience Org. Goals Project Planning and Control Selective Models and data Progress/Plan/Goal Mismatches
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