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December 2009 - Technical Note Generalized Criteria and Evaluation Method for Center of Excellence: A Preliminary Report

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: William Craig (AMRDEC SED), Matt Fisher, Suzanne Garcia-Miller, Clay Kaylor (AMRDEC SED), John Porter (AMRDEC SED), Scott Reed

Criteria and standards to certify an organization as a COE are presented in this Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute preliminary report.

November 2009 - Technical Note Evaluating Artifact Quality from an Appraisal Perspective

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Emanuel R. Baker, Matt Fisher, Charlene Gross

This report explores the lack of agreement among SCAMPI Lead Appraisers about what “artifact quality” means in the SCAMPI process context.

November 2009 - Technical Note Evaluating Process Quality from an Appraisal Perspective

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Emanuel R. Baker, Matt Fisher

This report explores the lack of agreement among SCAMPI Lead Appraisers about what “process quality” means in the SCAMPI process context.

April 2009 - Technical Report Software Product Lines: Report of the 2009 U.S. Army Software Product Line Workshop

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: John K. Bergey, Sholom G. Cohen, Patrick Donohoe, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones

This report is a synthesis of the presentations and discussions that took place during the 2009 U.S. Army Software Product Line Workshop.

December 2007 - Technical Note Basic Principles and Concepts for Achieving Quality Parent

Topics: Process Improvement

Authors: Emanuel R. Baker, Matt Fisher

This report extends the quality concepts first articulated in "A Software Quality Framework (SQF)" developed in the early 1980s for the DoD by Baker and colleagues.

March 2004 - Technical Report Case Study: IRS Business System Modernization Process Improvement

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Lloyd Anderson, Matt Fisher, Jon Gross

This report provides an overview of applying the SA-CMM to the IRS modernization effort to establish and implement more effective acquisition management processes and practices.

October 2003 - Technical Note Deriving Enterprise-Based Measures Using the Balanced Scorecard and Goal-Driven Measurement Techniques

Topics: Measurement and Analysis, Process Improvement

Authors: Wolfhart B. Goethert, Matt Fisher

This 2003 report describes the application of the balanced scorecard and goal-driven measurement methodologies to ways to measure an organization's health and performance.

June 2003 - Technical Report Fifth DoD Product Line Practice Workshop Report

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: John K. Bergey, Sholom G. Cohen, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones, Linda M. Northrop, William O'Brien

This 2003 document summarizes the presentations and discussions from the Fifth Department of Defense (DoD) Product Line Practice Workshop, held in August 2002.

January 2003 - Presentation Reducing System Acquisition Risk with Software Architecture Analysis and Evaluation

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones

This 2003 presentation on reducing system acquisition risk with software architecture analysis and evaluation was delivered by J.K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, and Lawrence G. Jones of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).

June 2002 - Technical Note Use of the Architecture Tradeoff Analysis Method (ATAM) in Source Selection of Software-Intensive Systems

Topics: Software Architecture

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones

This report explains the role of software architecture evaluation in a source selection and describes the contractual elements that are needed to support its use.

March 2002 - Technical Report Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SA-CMM) Version 1.03

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack Cooper, Matt Fisher

This 2002 version of the SA-CMM incorporates change requests that have been received, as well as the results of lessons learned from conducting appraisals and from the use of Version 1.02.

February 2002 - Presentation Measuring Acquisition Processes

Topics: Process Improvement, Acquisition Support

Authors: Matt Fisher, Wolfhart B. Goethert

This presentation on measuring acquisition processes was delivered by Matt Fisher and Wolfhart B. Goethert of the Software Engineering Institute in February 2002.

November 2001 - Special Report Army Workshop on Lessons Learned from Software Upgrade Programs

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, Caroline P. Graettinger, Fred Hansen, Ray Obenza, Dennis B. Smith, Halbert Stevens, William Anderson

This report summarizes the results of the SEI-sponsored Software Upgrade Workshop for Legacy Systems at the Redstone Arsenal on June 5-7, 2001.

October 2001 - Technical Report Fourth DoD Product Line Practice Workshop Report

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: John K. Bergey, Albert Soule, Sholom G. Cohen, Matt Fisher, Grady Campbell, Lawrence G. Jones, Robert W. Krut, Jr., Linda M. Northrop, William O'Brien, Dennis B. Smith

The report summarizes the workshop presentations and discussions from the Fourth Department of Defense (DoD) Software Product Line Practice Workshop, held in March 2001.

September 2001 - Technical Note Use of the ATAM in the Acquisition of Software-Intensive Systems

Topics: Acquisition Support, Software Architecture

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher

This report discusses the role of software architecture evaluations in a system acquisition and describes the contractual elements that are needed to accommodate architecture evaluations in an acquisition. The report also provides an example of contractual language that incorporates the ATAM as a software architecture evaluation method in a system acquisition.

December 2000 - Technical Report Third DoD Product Line Practice Workshop Report

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: Sholom G. Cohen, Tricia Oberndorf, Brian P. Gallagher, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones, Linda M. Northrop, William O'Brien, Dennis B. Smith, Albert Soule, Robert W. Krut, Jr.

This report synthesizes the presentations and discussions of the Third Department of Defense Product Line Practice Workshop held in March 2000.

August 2000 - Technical Report Improving the Acquisition of Software Intensive Systems

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Dennis Goldenson, Matt Fisher

The SEI surveyed senior acquisition managers about the performance of their organizations, especially on skills and competencies, and issues surrounding the training needed to develop them. The results of the survey are presented in this report.

February 2000 - Technical Note Basic Concepts of Product Line Practice for the DoD

Topics: Software Product Lines

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, Brian P. Gallagher, Lawrence G. Jones, Linda M. Northrop

This 2000 report provides background information to inform other reports in an SEI-published series of reports designed to provide concise and usable information about product line acquisition practices.

September 1999 - Technical Note Software Architecture Evaluation with ATAM in the DoD System Acquisition Context

Topics: Acquisition Support, Software Architecture

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones, Rick Kazman

This report explains the basics of software architecture and software architecture evaluation in a system acquisition context.

May 1999 - Technical Note The DoD Acquisition Environment and Software Product Lines

Topics: Acquisition Support, Software Product Lines

Authors: John K. Bergey, Matt Fisher, Lawrence G. Jones

This technical note examines three key DoD acquisition policies and regulations, along with their implications for launching a product line.

April 1999 - Technical Report Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SA-CMM), Version 1.02

Authors: Jack Cooper, Matt Fisher, Robert W. Krut, Jr.

This document has been updated to a new version. If you want to see the newer document, see Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model (SA-CMM), Version 1.03 (CMU/SEI-2002-TR-010).

July 1998 - Technical Report Software Acquisition Improvement Framework (SAIF) Definition

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Matt Fisher, Ron Damer, Rick Barbour, Reed Little

This 1998 document discusses rationale behind the need for the Software Acquisition Improvement Framework (SAIF), the elements constituting the SAIF, and the intended operational usage of the SAIF.

August 1997 - Special Report Software Acquisition Process Maturity Questionnaire

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Jack Cooper, Michael Falat, Matt Fisher, Anthony Guido, John Marciniak, Jordan Matejceck

This 1997 report contains a software acquisition process maturity questionnaire, intended for those interested in learning about and performing software acquisition process appraisals.

December 1996 - Technical Report Software Acquisition Capability Maturity Model

Topics: Acquisition Support

Authors: Jack R. Ferguson, Jack R. Ferguson, Jack Cooper, Jack Cooper, Michael Falat, Michael Falat, Matt Fisher, Matt Fisher, Anthony Guido, Anthony Guido, John Marciniak, John Marciniak, Jordan Matejceck

This 1996 version of the SA-CMM incorporates the results of lessons learned from the use of Version 1.0.