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Technical Report

SRE Method Description (Version 2.0) & SRE Team Members Notebook (Version 2.0)

  • December 1999
  • By Ray C. Williams , Sandra Behrens , George Pandelios
  • This report describes the SRE Method Description, a process for identifying, analyzing, and developing mitigation strategies for risks in a software-intensive system while it is in development.
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Abstract

    The Software Risk Evaluation (SRE) is a process for identifying, analyzing, and developing mitigation strategies for risks in a software-intensive system while it is in development. The SRE process has been in evolutionary development at the SEI since 1992 and has been used on over 50 Department of Defense (DoD) and civil (federal and state) contractors and program offices. Version 1.0 of the SRE Method Description was published in December, 1994. 

    The SRE Method Description provides  

    1. description of the SRE method's principles, including helpful concepts and applications  
    2. additional insight into the SRE process so that an organization can responsibly customize the process for its own needs 
    3. specific "key results" listings for each process step that can be used to assess quality of execution  

    The description should allow members of an organization's process improvement staff to perform an initial SRE competently without outside help, and then continuously improve their process over time.

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SEI

Williams, Ray; Behrens, Sandra; & Pandelios, George. SRE Method Description (Version 2.0) & SRE Team Members Notebook (Version 2.0) (CMU/SEI-99-TR-029). Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=13557

IEEE

Williams. Ray, Behrens. Sandra, and Pandelios. George, "SRE Method Description (Version 2.0) & SRE Team Members Notebook (Version 2.0)," Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Technical Report CMU/SEI-99-TR-029, 1999. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=13557

APA

Williams, Ray., Behrens, Sandra., & Pandelios, George. (1999). SRE Method Description (Version 2.0) & SRE Team Members Notebook (Version 2.0) (CMU/SEI-99-TR-029). Retrieved December 17, 2014, from the Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University website: http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=13557

CHI

Ray Williams, Sandra Behrens, & George Pandelios. SRE Method Description (Version 2.0) & SRE Team Members Notebook (Version 2.0) (CMU/SEI-99-TR-029). Pittsburgh, PA: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, 1999. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=13557

MLA

Williams, Ray., Behrens, Sandra., & Pandelios, George. 1999. SRE Method Description (Version 2.0) & SRE Team Members Notebook (Version 2.0) (Technical Report CMU/SEI-99-TR-029). Pittsburgh: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University. http://resources.sei.cmu.edu/library/asset-view.cfm?AssetID=13557