SEMINAR: SW ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT

SEMINAR: SW ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT

Post by Maibo » Sat, 13 Sep 1997 04:00:00



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SEMINAR: SOFTWARE ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT
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NEW FALL 97 SEMINARS

SW ACQUISITION & DEVELOPMENT:
Its A Whole New World!

- Acquisition Reform has introduced a variety of concepts (not always
consistent with each other)!
- The U.S. Gov. wants contractors to propose Non-Gov. Stds. &
Industry-wide practices!
- There has been an EXPLOSION of NON-Gov. stds., maturity models, and
other software "tools"; each promising the "way to software heaven!"

AS ACQUIRER, DEVELOPER, OR SUPPORT ORG. YOU NEED TO KNOW
WHATS HAPPENING & ALL YOUR OPTIONS!!!

Schedule:
- WASHINGTON, DC: Sep. 23-24, 1997
- SAN DIEGO, CA: Oct. 21-22, 1997

REGISTRATION (Day 1): 7:45 - 8:00 A.M.
PRESENTATION: 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 p.m.

COSTS: (in $US) Includes handout materials, presentation, coffee, tea,
danish, muffins, soda, candy, and fruit. Lunch on your own.

Early Prepayment Discounts:
$945 - Individual Payment received within 15 days of event or earlier.
$845 - Rate per person for team of 3 or more from the same organization.
Payment received within 15 days of event or earlier.

Standard Fees:
$995 - Individual Payment received within 14 days of event or later.
$895 - Rate per person for team of 3 or more from the same organization.
Payment received within 14 days of event or later.

* Government personnel using purchase orders (e.g. DD Form 1556) pay the
$995/individual or $895/team rates.

Instructor:
DAVID S. MAIBOR
The BEST U.S. Instructor & Consultant On software acquisition and
development. Principal author of DOD-STD-2167.

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WHY OUR SEMINARS ARE THE BEST!!!
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- INSTRUCTOR: Mr. Maibor has over 18 years of experience on numerous
projects, and is an executive member on the software standards committees.
He has conducted HUNDREDS  of training courses for THOUSANDS of Government
and Industry personnel (throughout the U.S. & Canada, and in Europe and the
Middle East), and consulted on many projects both in the Government and
commercial sectors.

- PRESENTATION: Our presentation is a DETAILED OVERVIEW packed with
concise, easy to use information.

- HANDOUTS: We provide over 1200 pages (10 lbs.) of material including
presentation, management overview with briefing notes, supplementary
readings, sample RFP material illustrating different tailoring approaches,
the latest standards, an exclusive Tailoring Checklist,  and an exclusive
Software Standards Newsletter!

- We provide THE seminars dedicated to giving you the richest learning
experience, and the MOST comprehensive, useful materials.

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WHAT YOU TAKE HOME!!!
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- EIA/IEEE J-STD-016 & ISO/IEC 12207: A complete copy of the current
standards &  associated product descriptions (DIDs).

- Electronic Copy Information: Invaluable ftp & www site and electronic
bulletin board information.

- Management Overview: A Management Overview presentation with briefing
notes for attendees to use after the tutorial.

- Exclusive Tailoring Checklist: Our exclusive Tailoring Checklist based
on all the tailoring opportunities discussed in the presentation.

- Tutorial Notebook: A comprehensive tabbed 3-ring binder with
presentation, acronym list, sample RFP, standards, supplementary readings,
and MUCH MORE!! (Including an attractive tote bag to carry back all the
materials.)

- Exclusive Software Standards Newsletter. Our unique newsletter filled
with useful tidbits of information.

- PERSONALIZED Certificate Of Completion: Mailed upon course completion.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN!!!
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After attending this seminar, you will:
1) Understand the latest DoD policy and be able to apply concrete
Tailoring examples to future software efforts.
2) Understand the multitude of software standards/models/assessment
tools/publications available for use as Acquirer or Developer.
3) Understand the role software standards may play; whether applying them
on an acquisition or using them to establish/improve an internal software
development process.
4) Understand the status of the latest software dev. standards, including
"U.S. 12207" & ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE).

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COURSE OUTLINE:
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I Acquisition Exercise

II Background
- Different Software domains
- U.S. DOD Acquisition Reform Themes

III So Many Options
- Use of Stds. (J-STD-016/ISO12207/"US 12207"/ISO Stds/IEEE Stds)
- Use of Improvement/Assessment Models

IV Key Decisions As Developer & Acquirer
- How to select stds/models
- Degree of "standardization"
- Compliance vs. eclectic approach
- Acquirer/Developer Relationships
- Acquisition Issues
- Real-life Examples

V Acquisition Exercise

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WHAT OUR RECENT ATTENDEES SAY:
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S.  Michael Gayle, HUGHES INFORMATION SYSTEMS: "The best source of
information on the complex and perplexing subject of software development
standards." (3/97)

Pierre Tremblay, DEPT. OF NATIONAL DEFENCE, CANADA: "I am amazedQ You
talked about software standards for 2 days and managed to get my undivided
attention." (3/97)

Ray Green, LOCKHEED MARTIN: "Material was presented very clearly and
concisely. Organization of material was easy to follow." (3/97)

Jeannine Williams, USA SSDC: "The course gave me critical, up to date
information on the new software standards that I couldnt get anywhere
else." (4/97)

David Young, SCI SYSTEMS: "[Instructor has] excellent related experience
and knowledge which came across in an educational experience." (4/97)

Douglas Sellers, USAF ASC: "Great information including great Background
info." (4/97)

Bonnie Carpentino, QSI: "I gained a much better/more thorough
understanding of the similarities and differences between MIL-STD-498 &
J-STD-016." (4/97)

Kenneth Tucker, KEARFOTT GUIDANCE & NAVIGATION CORP.:"Provided a
well-organized overview of the contents and intent of new software
standards and of the differences amongst them." (4/97)

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TO REGISTER, COMPLETE THIS FORM
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Name:
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__ Washington, D.C. Sep. 23-24, 1997

__ San Diego, CA. Oct. 21-22, 1997

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SITE INFORMATION
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OVERNIGHT HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Reserve at least four weeks in advance and
request the DAVID MAIBOR ASSOCIATES" group discount rate from the hotel
listed below. (The presentation will be at the hotel below.)

Washington, DC: Sep. 23-24, 1997
Holiday Inn (For overnight guests, the group rate includes breakfast)
1960 Chain Bridge
McLean, VA
(703) 893-2100

San Diego, CA: Oct. 21-22, 1997
Doubletree Hotel
7450 Hazard Center Dr.
San Diego, CA
(619)  297-5466

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FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, Contact:
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 David S. Maibor
 David Maibor Associates, Inc.  (DMA)
 P.O. Box 846
 Needham, MA  02194
Tel. (617) 449-6554
FAX (617) 455-8928

URL: http://members.aol.com/MaiborD/intro.html