TSP Symposium 2010

September 20-23, 2010 | Pittsburgh, PA

TSP Symposium 2010 Program

Monday, September 20
8:30 a.m.Partner Workshop Day (by invitation only)
9:00 a.m.Exploring the Team Software Process: An Introduction (specially priced tutorial – please see registration form)
Agendas for Partner Workshop Day to be determined.
Tuesday, September 21
7:30 a.m.Breakfast & Registration
8:15 a.m.Symposium Welcome
8:30 a.m.Keynote Address – David Webb, Hill AFB (Topic: To Boldly Go)
9:30 a.m.Introducing PSP/TSP Massively in Mexico (Héctor J. González Santos)
10:15 a.m.Morning Break
10:30 a.m.Ten Years with TSP – A Retrospective and a Path Forward (Daryl Davis)
11:15 a.m.Will TSP Shape the Future of Software Development in South Africa – Report on a National Pilot Programme (Barry Dwolatsky, Alok Goswami, Lisa Lyhne, and Tamasin Bossert)
12:00 p.m.Lunch
1:15 p.m.Integrating Software Development and CMMI Using TSP (Jason Huibregtse, Jenna Fleshman)
2:00 p.m."Real Artists Ship" – A Journey in Leadership (Tim Lancaster)
2:45 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:15 p.m.Panel Session:  TSP in Mexico (Héctor J. González Santos, Lina Taborda, Yuri Ontibon, Francisco Aleman, and Adriana Gonzalez-Ugalde)
5:00 – 7:00 p.m.Welcome Reception
Wednesday, September 22
7:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Keynote Address – Dr. Cynthia Dion-Schwarz, OSD
9:30 a.m.Team Software Process at Adobe Systems: Experiences of Three Teams in a Product Group (Barbara Spencer)
10:15 a.m.Morning Break
10:30 a.m.Selling the TSP: From Organizational Pain to Productivity Gains (Agustin De La Meza)
11:15 a.m.TSP Plays the ACE: Using Architecture-Centric Engineering on a TSP Project (Jim McHale, Luis Carballo, and Robert Nord)
12:00 p.m.Lunch
1:15 p.m.Illuminating the Intersection of TSP and CMMI High Maturity Process Performance Models (Bob Stoddard and David Webb)
2:00 p.m.Using TSP in an Enterprise Engineering Environment (Tash Solangi, Lana Cagle)
2:45 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:15 p.m.SEI Interactive Discussion Sessions: Demonstration of Certpoint Blended Learning System for PSP (Dan Burton); and Changing Behavior: The Key to Adoption of Complex Process Technology (Gene Miluk)
5:00 p.m.Birds-of-a-Feather sessions (sign-up sheets will be posted)
Thursday, September 23
7:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Keynote Address – Barry Dwolatzky, JCSE (Topic: How to Teach Programming)
9:30 a.m.Developing an Approach for Effective Transition of TSP Team to Meet Project Goals (Yoshihiro Akiyama)
10:15 a.m.Morning Break
10:30 a.m.New TSP Paths: Systems Engineering Team Uses TSP to Manage Software Test Product Development (Daniel Wilson)
11:15 a.m.Achieving Academic Success Using TSP (Shigeru Sasao and Marsha Pomeroy-Huff)
12:00 p.mLunch
Afternoon Parallel Tracks:
1:15 p.m.Track One
2:00 p.m.Track Two
2:45 p.m.Afternoon Break
3:15 p.m.TSP or Bust! - The Fight for Emerson (Daniel Roy)
4:00 p.m.Closing Remarks

Held on Monday September 20, 2010, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., the TSP Overview Seminar covers the following topics:

  • The basic concepts on which the TSP is built;
  • How the TSP can effectively improve software development activities and provide positive motivation for engineers and project team;
  • How to use the TSP to address current and future software needs;
  • How to successfully introduce and maintain TSP; and
  • What management must do to help their teams be successful.

This one-day introductory course for software development management covers the key concepts and principles of the Team Software Process (TSP) and Personal Software Process (PSP) from a management perspective. The purpose of the course is to provide the foundation that managers need to begin to introduce and apply the TSP in their organization.


TSP Symposium 2010 Important Dates

September 20: Exploring the Team Software Process: An Introduction, Partner Workshop Day (by invitation only), and Certification Exams (registration must be completed 24 hours prior to exam administration)

September 21-23: TSP Symposium 2010

Walk-in registrations are being accepted for the TSP Symposium 2010 (including the introductory tutorial, Exploring the Team Software Process: An Introduction). Please proceed to the 17th floor of the Omni William Penn Hotel to register.

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Another benefit to SEI Membership is The Monitor, a monthly publication exclusively for members. Read the July 2010 issue which highlights the latest work from the SEI's Team Software Process (TSP) program.



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