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Alfred Schenker
March 2017 - Presentation Replacing Promises with Data: A Structured Way to Assess Software Health

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Karen LaFond (U.S. Army), Alfred Schenker, Robert W. Stoddard

Acquisition programs need a structured approach to evaluating the health of contractors’ software projects. This presentation describes the Army Ground Combat Systems program's efforts in this area.

March 2017 - Presentation So Much Money for So Little Capability: The Reality of Sustaining DoD Software Systems

Authors: David Schneider, Alfred Schenker, Grady Campbell

This presentation identifies and explains some of the most significant factors that affect long-term software sustainment.

December 2016 - Technical Note Update 2016: Considerations for Using Agile in DoD Acquisition

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Suzanne Miller, Dan Ward (Dan Ward Consulting), Mary Ann Lapham, Ray C. Williams, Charles (Bud) Hammons, Daniel Burton, Alfred Schenker

This report updates a 2010 technical note, addressing developments in commercial Agile practices as well as the Department of Defense (DoD) acquisition environment.

October 2011 - Technical Note Agile Methods: Selected DoD Management and Acquisition Concerns

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Mary Ann Lapham, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Lorraine Adams, Nanette Brown, Bart Hackemack, Charles (Bud) Hammons, Linda Levine, Alfred Schenker

This technical note addresses some of the key issues that either must be understood to ease the adoption of Agile or are seen as potential barriers to adoption of Agile in the DoD acquisition context.

April 2010 - Technical Note Considerations for Using Agile in DoD Acquisition

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Mary Ann Lapham, Ray C. Williams, Charles (Bud) Hammons, Daniel Burton, Alfred Schenker

This 2010 report explores the questions: Can Agile be used in the DoD environment? If so, how?

February 2009 - Webinar Recursion and Iteration of CMMI Project Management Practices

Topics: CMMI, Process Improvement

Authors: Alfred Schenker

In this 2009 webinar, Fred Schenker of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) examines project management practices from the perspective of both recursion and iteration.

November 2008 - Webinar Recursion in the CMMI Project Management Process Areas

Topics: Acquisition Support, CMMI, Process Improvement

Authors: Alfred Schenker

November 20, 2008 presentation by Fred Schenker on Recursion in the CMMI Project Management Process Areas; explores recursion and iteration and their use in CMMI.

March 2008 - Presentation Project Management by Functional Capability

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Alfred Schenker, Bill Jacobs (Computer Systems Center, Inc.)

This presentation was delivered in March 2008 by Fred Schenker of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) and Bill Jacobs of Computer Systems Center, Inc.

February 2004 - Technical Report Working with Small Manufacturing Enterprises: An Analysis of TIDE

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Len Estrin, William Anderson, Joseph P. Elm, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, John T. Foreman, John E. Robert, Alfred Schenker

This 2004 paper documents some of the challenges and risks facing programs or organizations trying to help small manufacturing enterprises (SMEs).