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Robert W. Stoddard
November 2014 - Presentation Advanced Modeling of Teaming Data to Enable Superior Team Performance

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard, Dan Bennett (Hill Air Force Base), David Webb (Hill Air Force Base), Rushby Craig (Hill Air Force Base), Lance Moore (Hill Air Force Base)

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes data analyzed using statistical analysis and modern structural equation modeling (SEM) to enhance team performance.

August 2014 - Presentation Eliciting Unstated Requirements

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Nancy R. Mead, Michael D. Konrad, Robert W. Stoddard

The tutorial presents the traditional KJ method for eliciting unstated user needs and extensions made to allow KJ to be used in a virtual environment.

June 2014 - Technical Note Improving the Automated Detection and Analysis of Secure Coding Violations

Topics: Secure Coding

Authors: Daniel Plakosh, Robert C. Seacord, Robert W. Stoddard, David Svoboda, David Zubrow

This technical note describes the accuracy analysis of the Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe) tools and the characteristics of flagged coding violations.

February 2014 - Special Report Wireless Emergency Alerts: Trust Model Simulations

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Timothy Morrow, Robert W. Stoddard, Joseph P. Elm

This report presents four types of simulations run on the public trust model and the alert originator trust model developed for the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) service, focusing on how to increase both alert originators’ and the public’s trust in WEA.

February 2014 - Special Report Wireless Emergency Alerts: Trust Model Technical Report

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard, Joseph P. Elm, James McCurley, Sarah Sheard, Tamara Marshall-Keim

This report describes a trust model to enable the Federal Emergency Management Agency to maximize the effectiveness of the Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) service and provides guidance for alert originators in using WEA to maximize public safety.

March 2013 - Technical Report Quantifying Uncertainty in Expert Judgment: Initial Results

Topics: Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Dennis Goldenson, Robert W. Stoddard

The work described in this report, part of a larger SEI research effort on Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation (QUELCE), aims to develop and validate methods for calibrating expert judgment.

December 2012 - Technical Note Analyzing Cases of Resilience Success and Failure - A Research Study

Topics: Cyber Risk and Resilience Management

Authors: Julia H. Allen, Pamela D. Curtis, Andrew P. Moore, Nader Mehravari, Kevin G. Partridge, Robert W. Stoddard, Randall F. Trzeciak

In this report, the authors describe research aimed at helping organizations to know the business value of implementing resilience processes and practices.

November 2012 - Webinar Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Jim McCurley, Robert Stoddard

In this presentation we describe a new, integrative approach for pre-Milestone A cost estimation, which we call QUELCE (Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation).

November 2012 - Podcast Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Jim McCurley, Robert Stoddard

In this podcast episode, Jim McCurley and Robert Stoddard discuss a new method developed by the SEI's Software Engineering Measurement and Analysis (SEMA) team, Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation (QUELCE).

April 2012 - Technical Note Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe)

Topics: Secure Coding

Authors: Robert C. Seacord, Will Dormann, James McCurley, Philip Miller, Robert W. Stoddard, David Svoboda, Jefferson Welch

In this report, the authors describe the CERT Program's Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe), a conformance test against secure coding standards.

February 2012 - White Paper Deriving Software Security Measures from Information Security Standards of Practice

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Christopher J. Alberts, Julia H. Allen, Robert W. Stoddard

In this paper, the authors describe an approach for deriving measures of software security from common standard practices for information security.

February 2012 - Technical Note Risk-Based Measurement and Analysis: Application to Software Security

Topics: Cybersecurity Engineering, Software Assurance, Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Christopher J. Alberts, Julia H. Allen, Robert W. Stoddard

In this report, the authors present the concepts of a risk-based approach to software security measurement and analysis and describe the IMAF and MRD.

December 2011 - Technical Report Quantifying Uncertainty in Early Lifecycle Cost Estimation (QUELCE)

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Robert Ferguson, Dennis Goldenson, James McCurley, Robert W. Stoddard, David Zubrow, Debra Anderson

The method of quantifying uncertainty described in this report synthesizes scenario building, Bayesian Belief Network (BBN) modeling and Monte Carlo simulation into an estimation method that quantifies uncertainties, allows subjective inputs, visually depicts influential relationships among program change drivers and outputs, and assists with the explicit description and documentation underlying an estimate.

January 2011 - Presentation Security Measurement and Analysis

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Christopher J. Alberts, Julia H. Allen, Robert W. Stoddard

In this presentation, the authors describe work being performed by the SEI in the area of security measurement and analysis.

December 2010 - Technical Report Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe) for Energy Delivery Systems

Topics: Secure Coding

Authors: Robert C. Seacord, Will Dormann, James McCurley, Philip Miller, Robert W. Stoddard, David Svoboda, Jefferson Welch

In this report, the authors describe the Source Code Analysis Laboratory (SCALe), which tests software for conformance to CERT secure coding standards.

September 2010 - Technical Note Integrated Measurement and Analysis Framework for Software Security

Authors: Christopher J. Alberts, Julia H. Allen, Robert W. Stoddard

In this report, the authors address how to measure software security in complex environments using the Integrated Measurement and Analysis Framework (IMAF).

June 2010 - Webinar Critical Lessons Learned in the Content and Delivery of Six Sigma Training

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard, David Zubrow

In this webinar, Robert W. Stoddard and David Zubrow summarize critical lessons learned from several large corporations in both the content and delivery of Six Sigma training.

January 2010 - Technical Report Approaches to Process Performance Modeling: A Summary from the SEI Series of Workshops on CMMI High Maturity Measurement and Analysis

Topics: CMMI, Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard, Dennis Goldenson

This report summarizes the results from the second and third high maturity measurement and analysis workshops.

December 2009 - Webinar How Unstated Customer Needs May Drive Innovation

Topics: Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard

Robert W. Stoddard discusses SEI SEMA's efforts on Voice-of-the-Customer methods, which are shown to be effective at identifying unstated customer needs (Dec. 2009).

April 2009 - Webinar A Practical Approach for Building CMMI Process Performance Models

Topics: CMMI, Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Kevin Schaaff, Robert W. Stoddard, Rusty Young, David Zubrow

This 2009 webinar targets individuals who will be developing and using process performance models as part of an overall CMMI High Maturity improvement framework.

March 2009 - Presentation An Innovative Requirements Solution: Combining Six Sigma KJ Language Data Analysis With Automated Content Analysis

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Dennis Goldenson, Ira Monarch, Robert W. Stoddard

This March 2009 presentation, An Innovative Requirements Solution, was presented by Ira Monarch, Dennis Goldenson, and Robert W. Stoddard at SEPG North America 2009.

February 2009 - Technical Report Use and Organizational Effects of Measurement and Analysis in High Maturity Organizations: Results from the 2008 SEI State of Measurement and Analysis Practice Surveys

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Dennis Goldenson, James McCurley, Robert W. Stoddard

This report contains results from a survey of high maturity organizations conducted by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) in 2008. The questions center on the use of process performance modeling in those organizations and the value added by that use.

December 2008 - Technical Report Results of SEI Independent Research and Development Projects (FY 2008)

Authors: Dionisio de Niz, Gabriel Moreno, Robert Nord, Ipek Ozkaya, Daniel Plakosh, Ragunathan Rajkumar, Lui R. Sha, Robert W. Stoddard, Kurt C. Wallnau, Charles B. Weinstock, Lutz Wrage, Sherman Eagles, Peter H. Feiler, John B. Goodenough, Jörgen Hansson, Paul Jones, Rick Kazman, Mark H. Klein, Insup Lee

This report describes the independent research and development (IRAD) projects that were conducted during fiscal year 2008 (October 2007 through September 2008).

November 2008 - Technical Note CMMI High Maturity Measurement and Analysis Workshop Report: March 2008

Topics: CMMI, Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard, Dennis Goldenson, David Zubrow, Erin Harper

This report outlines a 2008 workshop, in which leaders discussed high maturity practices and how to sustain momentum for improvement.

September 2008 - Presentation Uses of Monte Carlo Simulation for TSP Team

Topics: TSP

Authors: David Webb (Hill Air Force Base), Jim Van Buren (Draper Laboratory), David Tuma (Tuma Solutions), Robert W. Stoddard

Presentation given at TSP Symposium on September 22-25, 2008

September 2008 - Presentation Interpreting CMMI High Maturity for Small Organizations 2008

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard

Presented in September 2008 by Robert Stoddard.

September 2008 - Presentation Tools Supporting CMMI High Maturity for Small Organizations 2008

Topics: Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard

Presented in September 2008 by Robert Stoddard.

August 2008 - Webinar A Jumpstart Method for Business Goals and Project Objectives Supporting CMMI High Maturity

Topics: CMMI, Process Improvement

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard

Robert W. Stoddard discusses an approach to jumpstart a business goal and objective activity in order to support process performance modeling in an organization.

March 2008 - Presentation A Practitioner View of CMMI Process Performance Models

Topics: Process Improvement, CMMI

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard

This presentation is a half-day tutorial presented at North America SEPG.

March 2008 - Presentation High Maturity Measurement Workshop

Authors: Dennis Goldenson, Robert W. Stoddard

Presented by Dennis Goldenson and Bob Stoddard in March 2008.

March 2008 - Presentation Tutorial: If You're Living the "High Life", You're Living the Informative Material

Topics: CMMI, Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Michael D. Konrad, Robert W. Stoddard, Rusty Young

This presentation provides an overview of CMMI high maturity, which occurs at levels 4 and 5. It was presented at SEPG 2008, in Tampa Florida, March 2008.

December 2007 - Book CMMI and Six Sigma: Partners in Process Improvement

Topics: CMMI, Process Improvement

Authors: M. L. Penn, Jeannine Siviy, Robert W. Stoddard

This book focuses on a "faster, better, cheaper" implementation of CMMI and Six Sigma. Book topics range from formation of a value proposition to specific implementation tactics.

October 2007 - Presentation If You're Living the "High Life," You're Living the Informative Material

Topics: CMMI

Authors: Michael D. Konrad, Robert W. Stoddard, Rusty Young

This presentation provides information on how the informative material within the CMMI-DEV model relates to high maturity implementations of CMMI-DEV in various organizations.

June 2007 - Presentation Quicker and Better Quality Improvement Business Cases with Bayesian Belief Networks and Six Sigma

Topics: Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Ben Linders, Robert W. Stoddard

This 2007 presentation was delivered by Ben Linders and Robert W. Stoddard of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) as part of E-SEPG 2007.

June 2007 - Presentation Software Design-for-Six Sigma (SDFSS) and SEI Technologies Meet!

Topics: Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Robert W. Stoddard

This presentation was delivered at the 2007 European Conference, held from June 11-14, 2007.

March 2007 - Presentation Achieving Success via Multi-Model Process Improvement: SEPG 2007

Topics: CMMI

Authors: M. L. Penn, Jeannine Siviy, Robert W. Stoddard

This presentation provides information on multi-model process improvement.

January 2007 - Presentation High Maturity: How Do We Know?

Topics: CMMI, Measurement and Analysis

Authors: Mary Beth Chrissis, Will Hayes, Robert McFeeley, Jim McHale, Robert W. Stoddard, Rusty Young, David Zubrow

This presentation provides an overview of material also available in the Understanding CMMI High Maturity Practices course offered by the SEI.