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CON 7110 - Direct Labor Course

Scott and Jim have the pleasure of talking with Erin Moore, the Learning Asset Manager for CON 7110, the Direct Labor On-Line-Training (OLT) Course. Erin goes into a very thorough review on how the…

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Acquisition Synchrony Don’t Forget The Cost Perspective Process (Part 2) 2.14.24

During this 3-Part Webinar series we will be going through Acquisition Review process through the lenses of 6 P's (Premise, Partnerships, Policies, Perspective, Process, and Practice). This…

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Back-to-Basics: Business-Cost Estimating

The modernized framework focuses on the core knowledge and experience needed to provide acquisition cost estimating capability and introduces responsive and timely learning assets in the form of…

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Operationalizing the SWP: from Policy to Execution Webcast

The “Operationalizing the Software Pathway (SWP) – from Policy to Execution” webcast event was held on May 26th, 2021 for a Navy PEO C4I and NAVWAR audience. This webcast…

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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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Flat Regression for Growth Effort

This video is essentially a repeat of the first half of lesson 4 of BCF250V on creating CERs for Growth and Effort predictions. It uses the flat file regression tool as well as the lesson data (as…

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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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DoD Software Policy Changes and Impact on Cost Estimating 3.25.20

The discussion will cover the new interim guidance posted by Ms. Lord on 3 Jan 2020. The changes currently reflect a growing desire to shift most custom software development work to some type of…

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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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Understanding Cost Estimates for Non-Cost Estimators - Lunch and Learn 12 Sep 18

Learn how everyone within the DoD Acquisition Community is impacted by cost estimates from Contract Specialists and Program Managers to Engineers and Logisticians. Topics include, what to look for in…

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CostTech_Matt Ambrose

DAU Professor Matt Ambrose describes the four main cost estimating techniques used in Department of Defense Acquisition. He covers the analogy, parametric, engineering and actual cost methods of cost…

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