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2nd Anniversary Episode - NCMA-DAU NEXUS 2024 Edition

This is Contracting Conversation's 2nd Anniversary Podcast - NEXUS Edition! All the way from Jacksonville, FL! This is Jim and Scott's Anniversary podcast from the NCMA NEXUS Conference in…

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Introduction of NEXUS Conference Emcees

NEXUS - - Connected Acquisition Teams Get It Right the First Time!DAU and the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) are partnering to host Nexus March 3-6, 2024. This event unites…

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NEXUS - NCMA-DAU Multi-Functional Training Event

NEXUS - - Connected Acquisition Teams Get It Right the First Time!DAU and the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) are partnering to host Nexus March 3-6, 2024. This event…

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DCMA as a Mission Partner & Business Capability Framework (1.9.24)

Description: (Click on the Down Arrow at the top of the video screen to download presentations from this Webinar) During this Webinar DCMA will address the following topics: A brief overview of DCMA…

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Basics on Software Development Paradigms

While there are many software development paradigms, DoD uses mainly waterfall and agile, to describe the processes to be used in acquisition management. This video is aimed at providing…

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Regression and Model Selection

This is intended as a refresher in basic regression and model selection for cost estimating courses beyond the introductory courses. The video uses data that has 3 potential cost drivers and then…

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Software Development

This video is a quick, high level view of the software development process as it applies to software acquisition within DoD. The intent is to present enough information so that BCF 250 "Software…

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What is software

This is a quick introduction to software for those that do not write software for a living and only need an introduction to some terms and relationships. It is intended as an introduction for the BCF…

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Calculating Software Schedules

This video is intended for use in BCF250 Software Cost Estimating. It is a quick explanation of how to transform the results of an effort equation into an approximation of the calendar duration for…

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Calculating software effort from ESLOC

This is the BCF250 "Software Cost Estimating" demonstration of the Excel steps needed to take the Final ESLOC estimate and convert it into an effort number. This uses only Excel for the…

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Calculating Linear Code Growth

This is a help aid for the BCF 250 course on Software Cost Estimating. This tutorial is a repeat of the in-class exercise on calculating a linear regression on the code growth from the initial size…

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Calculating ESLOC

This video shows how to start with Source Lines of Code (SLOC) and using the Adaptation Adjustment Factor (AAF) to calculate Equivalent SLOC (ESLOC) values. The intent of this video was to recreate…

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Indirect Cost, Rates, and Distortion

Indirect Cost typically make up the preponderance of what the DoD pays their contractors. Using illustrated examples, Robert (Bob) Williams, Professor of Contract Cost, Price, and Finance reveals the…

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