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TSP Symposium 2014 Proceedings and Presentations

Proceedings and Presentations of the Ninth Annual TSP Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, November 3-6, 2014

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Proceedings and Presentations of the Ninth Annual TSP Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, November 3-6, 2014.

The ACE (Accurate Confident Estimating) Process

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation introduces the ACE Process, which provides a structured approach teams can use to develop an Accurate and Confident Estimates.

Advanced Modeling of Teaming Data to Enable Superior Team Performance

November 2014

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

An Extension of the PSP PROBE Process to Help Students Make More Reliable Estimates in Early Stages of PSP Training

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation overviews how to reduce students' over- or underestimates in new program development by extending the PSP PROBE process.

An Incremental Life-Cycle Assurance Strategy for Critical System Certification

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes an architecture-led incremental assurance strategy that addresses mission- and safety-critical software-reliant systems.

Architecture Best Practices for Project and Technical Leaders

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes a set of architecture best practices based on commercial and government experiences in software development.

A Vendor Development Program: Smart Clients Are a Success Factor

November 2014

This 2014 TSP Symposium presentation introduces the Performance and Capability Evaluation (PACE) framework to transform outsourcing companies into business partners.

A Zero-Depth Entry to Using TSP: How TSP Turned Around the Smart Grid Maturity Model Project

November 2014

This 2014 TSP Symposium presentation describes how basic Team Software Process principles were used to bring the Smart Grid Maturity Model project under control.

Case Study of Toyota Unintended Acceleration and Software Safety

November 2014

In this TSP Symposium 2014 keynote presentation, CMU's Philip Koopman outlines key events and technical issues in the Toyota Unintended Acceleration story.

Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls (2014)

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes a taxonomy of 145 testing pitfalls in 21 categories, documented by causes, consequences, and recommendations.

Evolving Postmortems as Teams Evolve Through TxP

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation introduces graphs effective in presenting analysis results at various levels of evolution as a team works toward becoming a TxP team.

Graphical Recordings of the TSP Symposium

November 2014

A graphic designer captured nine presentations from the TSP Symposium 2014 in graphical recordings.

Information Flow: The Secret to Successful Teamwork

November 2014

In this TSP Symposium 2014 keynote presentation, Jesse Schell explains what he has learned from professional game development that helps teams succeed or causes them to fail.

Insider Threats in the Software Development Life Cycle

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation uncovers patterns from cases in which insiders exploited vulnerabilities in software development processes to harm their organizations.

Introduction to Software Product Lines

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation introduces software product line development, essential activities and underlying practices, and costs and benefits of adoption.

Scrum: Creating Great Products and Critical Systems – What to Worry About, What’s Missing, and How to Fix It

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation enumerates the problems to look out for in Scrum/Agile implementations and provides example corrective actions.

SEMPRE: The TSP Software Engineering Measured Performance Repository

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation introduces data collected via the Process Dashboard tool and provides some initial benchmark statistics for project planning.

Software Architecture Decision-Making Techniques

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation explains that many architects suffer from analysis paralysis and provides techniques to apply to software design decisions.

Taking the Team Meeting to the Next Level

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 paper reviews the development of an effective and efficient tool for encouraging participation and capturing information at team status meetings.

Tales from the Quality Journey

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation shares quality management insights from 31 years in product development, manufacturing, management, and process improvement.

The Executive View: Beyond the Methodology

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes using CMMI methodology and Team Software Process training to solve critical business problems.

The Impact of the PSP on Software Quality: Eliminating the Learning Effect Threat Through a Controlled Experiment

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation provides results indicating that the Personal Software Process is the most plausible cause of software quality improvements.

TSP History and Evolution at Cadence Design Systems

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes how Cadence applied the principles of TSP to develop an approach called Cadence Development Engineer Training (CaDET).

TSP in Non-implementation Phases: An Experience in How Disciplined Measurement Has Helped Overcome Obstacles in Deploying TSP in Mexican Organizations

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation shares the challenges faced in several TSP implementations and how these projects enabled cultural change in the organizations.

TSP-PACE: Process and Capability Evaluation, an Experience Report

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation presents results of TSP evaluations in PACE pilots and describes how they support organizational improvement and national benchmarking.

Under N: Acceptance to Delivery in N Hours

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation describes the Under-N methodology, a framework to uncover hidden capabilities and deliver a business need in an absolute time.

Using PSP/TSP in a Performance Review

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 presentation explores the use of PSP/TSP data in the developers' and testers' performance reviews on two TSP projects and results to date.

Wild, Wild West—How to Corral All Your Developers into Creating Secure Code

November 2014

This TSP Symposium 2014 keynote discusses the challenges facing CISOs when they are ensuring that their organizations implement secure coding practices.