The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve their software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
First Responders need a way to analyze high-volume data streams in real time. This capability will become increasingly important in the crowded, often ungovernable "instant cities" that represent a critical operating environment for future military personnel.