Utilizing the case method, attendees will be provided an overview and analysis of effective methods in several key areas. Specifically, they will learn:
• How to initiate a reuse program, reuse adoption and institutionalization models, the possible roles of a corporate reuse program, and how to select pilot projects.
• How to investigate reuse, how reuse can support or drive organizational strategy, what the benefits and costs of software reuse are, how to conduct a cost/benefit analysis for reuse, and some economic results from applying the cost/benefit model in several organizations.
• How to plan for reuse, how some organizations are creating a reuse vision/mission statement, how to organize and staff the reuse program, how to fund a reuse program, why organizations should measure, how to market software reuse, and what some of the legal and contractual issues are.
• How to implement the reuse plan, technology transfer and change management issues and choosing a conversion strategy.