September 16-18, 2009 | Osaka, Japan
A special focus of the technical program is The Next Generation of Process. Think back on how your approach to performance improvement was different 20 years ago? Now imagine that change going forward in the next 5, 10, or 20 years. How might we prepare to meet the challenges and opportunities? A new track in the program focuses on this stimulating topic.
The complete list of topic categories for 2009 is as follows:
The Next Generation of Process
Service Establishment and Delivery
In February 2009, the SEI released its newest addition to the CMMI Product Suite, the CMMI for Services (CMMI-SVC) model, to help service provider organizations reduce costs, improve quality, and improve the predictability of schedules. The conference program committee is seeking proposals from early adopters of this new model.
Global Sourcing, Supply Chain Management, Procurement,
The CMMI-ACQ model, released in 2007, provides a framework for managing a supply chain by those who acquire, procure, or otherwise select and purchase products and services for business purposes. The program committee is seeking experience-based proposals from organizations adopting the CMMI-ACQ model.
Working in Multi-“Model” Environments
Challenges, experiences, and opportunities combining CMMI with TSP/PSP, P-CMM, Six Sigma, ITIL, ISO standards, and more.
Product Development, Enhancement, and Maintenance
Performance improvement across the product lifecycle.
Measurement and Analysis
Obtaining and utilizing objective data for better management.
Very Small, Small, and Medium Size Settings
Performance improvement challenges and opportunities for the small.
Transitioning people, teams, and organizations to higher levels of performance.
Security and Operational/Enterprise Resiliency
Process-oriented approaches to establishing and sustaining an organization’s ability to adapt to changing operational risk environments.
People, Teams, and the Workforce
Improving individual competencies, developing effective teams, motivating improved performance, and shaping the workforce the organization needs to accomplish its future business plans.
Multi-Site, Multi-Organization Settings
Managing process improvement in virtual organizations.
Large and Ultra Large Systems
Process-oriented approaches to the acquisition, development, deployment, management, documentation, usage, and evolution of software systems of unprecedented scale.
Living the High (Maturity) Life
Using process-performance baselines, process-performance models, control charts, and other techniques for effectively performing, managing, and improving processes at CMMI levels 4 and 5.
Performance Results and Business Value
Product quality, project performance, and organizational performance resulting from process and workforce capability.
Simulation and Predictive Modeling
Tools and techniques for simulation and predictive modeling in process engineering.
Process Improvement Governance
Aligning process improvement with business requirements.
Appraisals and Audits
Preparation, on-site activities, preliminary observations, findings and ratings, final reporting, and follow-on activities.
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